Research of the Week
Even medical students touch their face dozens of times each hour, almost 50% of the time a mucous membrane .
A clinical trial is underway  looking at the effect of chloroquine on coronavirus.
A neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio indicative of insulin resistance predicts severe illness  in COVID-19 cases.
Dairy appears to promote  better bone mineralization in post-menopausal women.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 413: Karen Martel : Host Elle Russ chats with Karen Martel, expert on women’s health and weight loss.
Episode 414: Listener Q&A : Host Brad Kearns answers your questions.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 53 : Laura and Erin chat with Mitch Webb about the importance of establishing a strong why.
A new coronavirus model predicts far fewer deaths . Hopefully this is accurate.
NY doctors are using IV vitamin C  for coronavirus patients.
Interesting Blog Posts
Is the USDA using the latest science  to determine the healthiest diet?
New editorial  from Fauci on coronavirus. Seems like improved news.
I chuckled .
The Italian response  to quarantine is to be admired.
Masks work .
Even scuba masks .
Pollution plummets .
The origin of hand-washing .
What happens  if you break quarantine in Punjab.
Nature versus nurture versus… noise ?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Story I enjoyed: Regular folks are making masks with sewing machines .
Stat I found interesting: About half of NYC’s coronavirus cases are under 45 years of age ; 9% of that group is hospitalized.
Video I enjoyed: How Grant Schofield and his family stay sane during lockdown .
How I’m saying hello: Jocko’s heart hammer .
More silver lining: The return of victory gardens .
Question I’m Asking
What long-term effects will the coronavirus have on the world?
One year ago (Mar 22– Mar 28)
- The Definitive Guide to Autophagy (and 7 Ways to Induce It)  – What’s the deal with autophagy?
- Seasonal Eating: 9 Tasty Springtime Recipes  – What to make.
Comment of the Week
“Hollow body rocks are more fun to do if you pretend you’re a banana that’s rocking back and forth. We had to to them all the time in crossfit and the only way I could get through them is to say in my head “I”m a rockin’ banana!” That may just be me though.
In related mind games, it’s much easier to do a row sprint if you imagine a crocodile chasing you behind your rowboat.”
– I like that, starmice . Better make sure it’s a green banana to reduce absorbable glucose, though.