Research of the Week
Insulin exemplifies “too much of a good thing .”
Sleep-induced memory consolidation is more pronounced in kids than adults .
Early sewing needles .
In older adults with obesity, a high-fat, low-carb diet burns a ton of visceral fat .
“Activating” your nuts doesn’t improve  nutrient bioavailability.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 442: Drew Manning : Host Elle Russ welcomes Drew Manning back to the podcast to discuss his latest Fit2Fat2Forty experiment.
One-night stands during a pandemic .
Interesting Blog Posts
Why are dietary guidelines still insisting  we eat less saturated fat?
Are we all feeling acedia ?
No tie .
I prefer dogs, but I have to hand it to cats on this one .
COVID-19 lockdowns killed  pro cyclists’ performance. Indoor training wasn’t enough.
Parents: give your kids more salmon, less poultry .
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Chat I really enjoyed: The with Tara Garrison about metabolic flexibility and how low-carb changes everything .
Research I found interesting: New review  of the interplay between selenium and COVID-19.
Cool study: Can a carnivore diet provide all essential nutrients ?
Sadly I’m not surprised (though I wonder if it’s purely causal): More BPA, higher long-term mortality .
Reminder: A gluten-free diet has the potential to be lower in micronutrients  if you don’t base it on whole foods.
Question I’m Asking
What’s your favorite go-to meal right now?
- School lunch ideas (even though many kids aren’t going back to school yet) .
- Paleo bulgogi .
One year ago (Aug 22 – Aug 28)
- What’s TMAO, and What Does It Have to Do With My Health?  – Will it kill you or won’t it?
- Dear Mark: Is Fish Enough, Do Carnivores Really Need It, and More  – I answer a few of your burning questions.
Comment of the Week
“I have a B.A. in Interior Design, but no one ever taught me how to design my own life; I had to discover that years later on my own. I would like to see classes in finding your life purpose, goal setting and developing good habits. In other words, classes in personal transformation.”
-Great point, Michael . Ideally, changing schools to adhere more to a child’s nature would allow this ability to develop organically.