Weekly Link Love – Edition 82

Research of the Week

Commuting by car kills.

The internal, external, and extended microbiomes of hominins.

An “oral health optimized diet” is a low-carb ones.

The immunoregulatory potential of cannabis for infectious diseases.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 424: Dr. Anna Cabeca, DO: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Anna Cabeca, an expert on menopause and sexual health.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 61: Laura and Erin talk with Milena Regos, who’s on a mission to save people from hustle culture.

Media, Schmedia

Is meat off the menu?

Interesting Blog Posts

Video chat is not a replacement.

Well, can we?

Social Notes

I had a great time on the Essentially You podcast with Dr. Mariza Snyder, where I gave some simple tips for resetting your metabolism and rebooting your health.

I also had a great time on Dr. Mark Hyman’s The Doctor’s Farmacy podcast, where I talked about the power of keto and metabolic flexibility (among a dozen other topics).

Everything Else

Back when babies didn’t skip leg day.

Robot dog herds New Zealand sheep.

What’s happening with coronavirus in South Asia?

Some good news.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Video that blew me away: A hen defends her chicks against a king cobra.

Interesting article on DIY biotech: The Rogue Experimenters.

Reaction video channel I’m enjoying: Reactistan. Highlights include rural Pakistani villagers trying donuts and Mexican food for the first time. “This is so sweet. But who knows what it’s made of.” Agreed, my friend.

Podcast I enjoyed: Chris Smith on the Mark Bovair Podcast talking about how doing nothing but farmer’s walks for 90 days transformed his body.

Question I’m Asking

What are you reading these days?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 17 – May 23)

Comment of the Week

“Mark asks: ‘what is the point of all these observational studies?’

The point is for researchers to do something. I don’t say that in a cynical way, just in an observational way (har-har). Someone needs to write a thesis, then have a career, etc. The sheer quantity of these studies says more about how many people pursue this career path relative to the fruits of their labor, and less about what high-quality research looks like.

They do have some* potential for good. If we ever find that there’s some weird link between covid and broccoli, (or trans fats and heart disease), it will maybe be inspired by these datasets.”

– Great point, Grah.

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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