Research of the Week
Findings from a new meta-analysis  of vitamin D studies: D3 better than D2, D protective against cancer.
Keto is looking quite promising  for cancer.
Among children with a genetic proclivity toward celiac disease, eating more gluten than average increases the risk of developing celiac .
Animal milk is better for the environment  than plant milk.
Social exclusion makes the room seem darker .
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 364: Carnivore and Cancer : Host Brad Kearns explores the relationship between carnivore dieting and cancer.
Episode 365: Paul Robinson : Host Elle Russ chats with thyroid expert Paul Robinson.
Episode 366: Keto Q&A, plus Carnivore Rationale : Host Brad Kearns fields your questions.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 22 : Erin and Laura welcome Brad Kearns to the podcast.
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C. diff is really enjoying  the sugar in people’s diets.
NPR gives a nice rundown  on the environmental benefits of grass-fed beef.
Interesting Blog Posts
Here’s what happens  when you ignore the experts.
What’s it like being an extreme morning person ?
The death of the calorie .
Another famous study bites the dust .
Bronze Age marsh diets  involved a lot of undercooked frogs, mollusks, and parasitic worms.
To my German readers: a meat tax may be coming .
Wanna take Neanderthal survival courses  in Italy?
Join the resistance .
Humans are narrative-spinners out of necessity  in a chaotic world.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Podcast I enjoyed doing: The Skinny Confidential , talking business, longevity, fasting, and keto.
Paper I found interesting: “Domestic Livestock and Its Alleged Role in Climate Change ”
Study I found surprising: Weighted hula hooping seemingly enables spot reduction of belly fat .
I’m disappointed but not surprised: Researchers are working on a “pill for loneliness .”
I’ve been saying this for years: Why drinking tons of water isn’t the best way to hydrate .
Question I’m Asking
When has ignoring the experts worked out for you?
- Chicken cracklings  seriously give chicharrones a run for their money.
- After serving the cracklings as an appetizer, make this BBQ burger with Hawaiian coleslaw .
One year ago (Aug 11– Aug 17)
- Protein Intake While Keto: Why It Matters, How Much to Eat, and What My Intake Looks Like Now  – All that and more.
- Wearable Weights: Are They Worth It?  — Should you use them?
Comment of the Week
“I had 4 centenarians in my family in my family who lived in Greece and if they had to give blood, it would have been 90% Olive oil and 10% lunatic juice.”
– Sounds like you’ve got a marketable product there, Mike .