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Weekly Link Love—Edition 5

Research of the Week

AI can predict heart disease risk [1] from studying an eyeball.

Periodic reminder that bacon protects rats against colon cancer [2].

100 examples [3] of cognitive decline reversal using diet and lifestyle.

Family dinners work [4].

Drawing helps memorization [5] more than writing.

Humans may not have [6] killed off the African megafauna after all.

Same-race teachers may help student achievement [7].

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 292: Laura Rupsis and Erin Power [8]: Host Elle Russ chats with Laura and Erin about The Primal Health Coach Program.

Episode 293: Longcuts to a Longer Life, Part 1 [9]: You know about shortcuts and hacks. Host Brad Kearns talks about “longcuts,” lifestyle shifts that may take more time but offer longer-lasting benefits.

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 [10] so you never miss an episode.

Media, Schmedia

Man killed by (mostly) uncontacted North Sentinel island tribe [11] he tried to contact.

Tokyo cafe to use robots controlled by remote employees with severe disabilities [12].

Interesting Blog Posts

Always get a second opinion [13]. And never ignore your gut feeling.

How the modern diet may have initiated [14] an extinction-level event in our guts.

Social Notes

I went on the Wellness Mama podcast [15] to chat about keto, fasting for women and some Instant Pot tips.

Whoever could have imagined that Mark Sisson’s food brand would make a vegan gift list [16]? Or that one of my recipes [17] would be dubbed the “perfect” post-Thanksgiving vegetarian meal?

Everything Else

I’ll eat my hat if this [18] works out.

The North Sentinelese tribe that killed the missionary has a history [19] 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 [20]. 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 [21].

Article I found interesting: A Vaccine for Depression? [22]

I like the honesty: Ethical vegetarian admits [23] that “the environment” isn’t a valid reason to give up meat.

Another study I’m reading: “A time to fast. [24]

I’m impressed: Great photo editing [25].

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?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Nov 24– Nov 30)

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 [30], although I don’t know how realistic a baby would be. I’m a big fan of Mallmann, but not like that.