Weekly Link Love — Edition 85

Research of the Week

Listening to Mozart daily reduces seizure frequency.

A Mediterranean ketogenic diet makes changes to the cerebrospinal fluid profile indicative of a lower risk of cognitive decline.

A low-carb, high-fat diet works for people with type 2 diabetes. Again.

More omega-3s, more strength (in older adults).

Links between personality traits and where a person spends their time.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 428: Jerry Wolf: Host Elle Russ chats with Jerry Wolf, a personal trainer and body worker with over 15 years of experience

Primal Health Coach Radio: Taking Your Fitness Off the Ground with Jenea Sutton

Media, Schmedia

Woman dies after drinking 2 liters of soda and 1 liter of energy drinks each day for years, but somehow it’s the caffeine that’s the problem.

Interesting Blog Posts

The global slowdown hasn’t budged the rise of CO2 emissions, at least according to Mauna Loa data.

Respiratory infections are still a big mystery.

Social Notes

Underrated dip station: old walker from the thrift shop.

Paleo lawn mower.

Everything Else

Dairy adoption through Europe was mostly genetic. Central Asian dairy adoption was mostly cultural.

Sprinters’ stride length drops as they age.

If you have to get up in the middle of the night, a quick burst of exercise may improve your subsequent sleep.

I’d go here.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

My kind of pesticide: Ducks.

Interesting paper: Sex differences in immune responses to COVID-19.

Video I liked: The Mozart piece used in the seizure study linked above.

Paper I’m still reading through: “Quantifying the contribution of Neanderthal introgression to the heritability of complex traits.”

I’m not surprised: Gouda good for coronavirus.

Question I’m Asking

What’s your favorite wilderness area?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 7 – Jun 13)

Comment of the Week

“Mr. William Shakespeare wrote some great stuff during a pandemic, in his lifetime. There are opportunities here…”

Nocona speaks truth.

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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