Research of the Week
Blocking fatty acid oxidation when fatty acids are elevated turns out  to be a terrible idea.
It’s unclear  if surgery is effective for rotator cuffs.
Ketones improve cognition  in patients with type 2 diabetes.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 393: Tara Garrison : Host Elle Russ chats with Boston marathoner, mother of 4, keto specialist, and strength trainer Tara Garrison.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 38 : Laura and Erin chat with Dr. Joan Rosenberg about the power of choosing into vulnerability.
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There’s a lot going on here .
Interesting Blog Posts
There’s a lot of money to be made  in “saving the world from evil meat-eaters.”
You’ll never guess what happened when this vegan influencer went carnivore .
A giveaway .
Vegans would have you believe the ancient artist was painting a warning sign .
America is importing more sugar  than ever before.
New Zealand is importing more human skin  than ever before.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I haven’t forgotten about wheat: Amylase trypsin inhibitors in wheat promote fatty liver in mice .
I’d give this as a gag Christmas gift: Firelog that makes your house smell like KFC .
Interesting idea: What the return of the freestanding bathtub might mean .
I’d drink this: Venison mezcal .
I’m not surprised: Humans need more protein in stressed states .
Question I’m Asking
Were you guys aware of atomic gardening ?
- Instead of a single ribeye, how about an entire slab of ribeye? And then what if you smoked it ?
- Pan-seared scallops  are unmatched. Oh, and there’s some cauliflower.
One year ago (Dec 7 – Dec 13)
- Why Grip Strength Matters—and 10 Ways to Build It  – Build that handshake.
- Holiday Round-Up: 28 Cookie Recipes  – Cookie recipes to use.
Comment of the Week
“Did, uh, ‘butt-chugging vitamin D’ make it into Keto for Life?”
– Gets an entire chapter, Ion Freeman .