Research of the Week
AI can predict heart disease risk  from studying an eyeball.
Periodic reminder that bacon protects rats against colon cancer .
100 examples  of cognitive decline reversal using diet and lifestyle.
Family dinners work .
Drawing helps memorization  more than writing.
Humans may not have  killed off the African megafauna after all.
Same-race teachers may help student achievement .
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 292: Laura Rupsis and Erin Power : Host Elle Russ chats with Laura and Erin about The Primal Health Coach Program.
Episode 293: Longcuts to a Longer Life, Part 1 : You know about shortcuts and hacks. Host Brad Kearns talks about “longcuts,” lifestyle shifts that may take more time but offer longer-lasting benefits.
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Man killed by (mostly) uncontacted North Sentinel island tribe  he tried to contact.
Tokyo cafe to use robots controlled by remote employees with severe disabilities .
Interesting Blog Posts
Always get a second opinion . And never ignore your gut feeling.
How the modern diet may have initiated  an extinction-level event in our guts.
I went on the Wellness Mama podcast  to chat about keto, fasting for women and some Instant Pot tips.
I’ll eat my hat if this  works out.
The North Sentinelese tribe that killed the missionary has a history  of forcefully resisting contact dating back to the time when a Brit kidnapped some adults and kids, let the adults die, and dropped the kids back off several weeks later.
Problem solved, folks! Just block sunlight . I’m sure there won’t be any untoward side effects.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Study I’m reading: Vitamin K2 contents of cheeses and other foods .
Article I found interesting: A Vaccine for Depression? 
I like the honesty: Ethical vegetarian admits  that “the environment” isn’t a valid reason to give up meat.
Another study I’m reading: “A time to fast. ”
I’m impressed: Great photo editing .
Question I’m Asking
Would a “vaccine for everything”—one proven to safely inoculate all of us from any mental or physical health condition or disease—have any negative second- or third-order effects on society as a whole? Or would it be an unqualified boon?
- The little-seen sequel to “Fried Green Tomatoes” tanked at the box office, but it’s quite tasty .
- Pork schnitzel patties with cauliflower purée .
One year ago (Nov 24– Nov 30)
- 21 Books to Begin 2018  – How many did you read? They’re still good, still relevant.
- Why Aren’t We Talking About the Cognitive Health Crisis? – It’s probably the most important one.
Comment of the Week
“Funny! yesterday I was saying to my daughter that I was trying to be like if Francis Mallmann and Mark Sisson had a baby. Living with Mallmann”s lifestyle, but ripped as Sisson!.”
– I’d love to see a Mallmann/Sisson amalgam, Rafael , although I don’t know how realistic a baby would be. I’m a big fan of Mallmann, but not like that.