Research of the Week
Despite being at an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, shift workers eat the same number of calories as daytime workers .
In prehistoric Bavaria, babies were drinking animal milk out of clay bottles .
The monetary value of prayer  (or not praying).
Dairy fat is vindicated  once again.
Pretty much just humans and a few great apes can recognize themselves  in the mirror.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 378: Shawn Wells : Host Elle Russ chats with Shawn Wells, a Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, and Fellow in the international Society of Sports Nutrition who practiced over a decade as a Chief Clinical Dietitian in acute (hospital) and skilled nursing settings.
Episode 379: Sean Jewell—All About Dark Chocolate : Host Brad Kearns chats with chocolate expert Sean Jewell about choosing the best stuff and avoiding the bad.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 28 : Laura and Erin chat with Dr. Greg Kelly about supporting the brain with nutrition, nootropics, and lifestyle.
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The U.S. and U.K. are the only two non-developing countries  with a falling life expectancy.
A new method may allow us to read damaged scrolls  found in the ruins of Mt. Vesuvius. Can’t wait for Homer’s lost rom-com.
Interesting Blog Posts
11 reasons why  this trained dietitian is “Team Meat.”
Do it every day .
Meet the energy efficient washing machine  which acted as a drug-resistant pathogen reservoir in one German hospital.
Wild children allowed to be wild in nature will come  to know, and love, the world.
A stone fridge for meat  from 23,000 BC.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I, too, cannot deny reality: Experts are realizing that “eat less red meat” was actually bad advice .
News I enjoyed: Peter of Hyperlipid goes (mostly) carnivore .
Article I found interesting: The persistent myth of persistent hunting .
I’ll take these “secondary outcomes,” thank you very much: Vitamin C infusions fail to reduce organ failure score or inflammatory biomarkers in sepsis patients, but they do reduce mortality .
Nice essay: Meat is not the environmental problem you think it is .
Question I’m Asking
Will the health authorities ever accept the fact that red meat and high-fat dairy aren’t killing us?
- Chinese chicken wings : sometimes you just want to gnaw on a bird wing.
- Spaghetti squash ramen  is quite genius.
One year ago (Sep 29 – Oct 4)
- How to Deadlift  – Good to know.
- Keto Compared: Analyzing Keto Against Popular Diet Trends  – How keto measures up.
Comment of the Week
“The teen athlete using a high carb diet is plagued with significant increase in dental caries
As a practicing dentist for 47 years, I am stunned by the rapid increase in caries in the otherwise ‘healthy’ teen due to the large increase in refined carbs now encouraged in their sports diets
Dr John G Steuterman
Saint Louis Missouri”
– Important point, Dr. Steuterman . Thank you.