Research of the Week
In an Iranian study, fast food—but not sugary beverages and salty snacks—is strongly associated with liver enzyme elevation .
Neanderthals used tar  to bind arrow heads to shafts.
Overweight people tend to accumulate fat in their lungs as well , raising asthma risk.
Pro footballers (soccer players) have an elevated risk of neurodegenerative disease .
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 383: Janie A. Bowthorpe : Host Elle Russ chats with thyroid patient advocate and author Janie A. Bowthorpe M.Ed.
Episode 384: 10 Awesome New Fitness Trends : Host Brad Kearns takes you through 10 exciting new fitness trends.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 31 : Laura and Erin chat with Carmen Hunter, who specializes in helping clients break through their comfort zones.
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.
Could a 5-hour workday work ?
Sociologist goes back to school to learn genetics to disprove “nature over nurture,” ends up confirming it .
Interesting Blog Posts
It’s a shame that we even need things  like “adult recess.”
Physicians are burnt out .
You’ll never guess what happened to diabetes incidence after Mauritius swapped out palm oil for soybean oil .
Is Oslo planning on banning meat in school lunches —even those brought from home?
Tis the season .
Kellogg’s will no longer market  sugary cereals as “healthy.”
Review of “Game Changers .”
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
As I’ve always said: Whole food sources of omega-6 fats are different from seed oils .
Article I found interesting: Should we ban headers ?
I certainly hope it works (without side effects): New and improved CRISPR .
We knew this long ago: Potatoes are as good as energy gels .
Question I’m Asking
What has been the biggest negative change to hit humans in the last 100-150 years? What has been the biggest positive change?
One year ago (Oct 19 – Oct 25)
- Mid-60s Check-in: 5 Ways My Workout Has Changed  – What I’ve been doing.
- Oxidative Priority: Dietary Fuels to the Body  – What comes first?
Comment of the Week
“‘Do you think technology will ever figure out human biology and vault us into sci-fi territory?’
– Succinctly said, Darren .