Weekly Link Love — Episode 45

Research of the Week

Measles may wipe out the immune system’s memory of other pathogens.

Taking growth hormone, metformin, and DHEA appears to reverse signs of aging in humans.

Increased green cover lowers temperatures in dry climates, but not in wet ones.

Injecting alcohol into tumors kills them.

The health effects of extreme inbreeding.

A low-carb diet improves metabolic health and performance of firefighters.

Much of the gender gap in math and science can be explained by girls’ dominance in reading.

Insoluble fiber may be linked to increased colorectal cancer mortality.

An early eating window (from 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.) improves glucose levels, autophagy, and circadian function in people.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 370: Dude Spellings: Host Brad Kearns welcomes Dude Spellings back to the podcast to talk cold exposure and stress/life/training balance.

Episode 371: Matt Walden: I welcome Matt Walden to the podcast to chat about the two papers we wrote together on Ancestral Resting Posture and how it affects our health.

Episode 372: Brad Q&A: Brad Kearns answers your questions.

Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.

Media, Schmedia

Johns Hopkins opens new center for psychedelic studies.

Don’t live off french fries, potato chips, and sausages.

Interesting Blog Posts

It’s later than you think.

Seriously. It is. Go live.

Why did darker and lighter skin evolve?

Social Notes

What’s truly stressful.

Did you know I do a Q&A over on the MDA Instagram every Wednesday morning?

Everything Else

Win some awesome pasta sauces (that are great with much more than pasta).

Reusable duodenoscopes (internal cameras used in hospitals) are making people sick. They can only be washed by hand, and it’s not good enough.

How people learn to safely cook and consume poisonous plants.

Can radiation renew old brains?

A win for the plaintiff would set a terrible precedent.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I enjoyed: Dr. William Davis on The Fat Emperor Podcast.

Article I found interesting: You don’t have to play with your kids.

I’m sure no one could have foreseen something like this happening: Scientists mistakenly insert bacterial antibiotic resistance genes into genetically engineered hornless cow.

Great lucid take on the “red meat in public policy” question: “Should dietary guidelines recommend lower red meat intakes?

This is a powerful story: The shocking truth about statins—supposed benefits, side effect coverups, the works.

Question I’m Asking

What do you stress about? Write down at least 3-4 sentences describing it in full and I bet some of it will melt away.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 1– Sep 7)

Comment of the Week

“One last point, when the vet said to my husband, wow his teeth are so clean and strong! What do you use to brush them? My husband replied, are you joking?? Who the heck brushes their dog’s teeth?? When he got done laughing he told him about the raw bones. The vet had nothing to say. He didn’t try to sell the pricey stuff on his shelf though…”

– Nicely done, Jennifer’s husband.

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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