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Weekly Link Love — Edition 96

Research of the Week

Insulin exemplifies “too much of a good thing [1].”

Sleep-induced memory consolidation is more pronounced in kids than adults [2].

Early sewing needles [3].

In older adults with obesity, a high-fat, low-carb diet burns a ton of visceral fat [4].

“Activating” your nuts doesn’t improve [5] nutrient bioavailability.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 442: Drew Manning [6]: Host Elle Russ welcomes Drew Manning back to the podcast to discuss his latest Fit2Fat2Forty experiment.

Media, Schmedia

Why has the Brazilian Amazon had such a good go with COVID-19 [7]?

One-night stands during a pandemic [8].

Interesting Blog Posts

Why are dietary guidelines still insisting [9] we eat less saturated fat?

Are we all feeling acedia [10]?

Social Notes

No tie [11].

I prefer dogs, but I have to hand it to cats on this one [12].

Everything Else

COVID-19 lockdowns killed [13] pro cyclists’ performance. Indoor training wasn’t enough.

Parents: give your kids more salmon, less poultry [14].

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 [15].

Research I found interesting: New review [16] of the interplay between selenium and COVID-19.

Cool study: Can a carnivore diet provide all essential nutrients [17]?

Sadly I’m not surprised (though I wonder if it’s purely causal): More BPA, higher long-term mortality [18].

Reminder: A gluten-free diet has the potential to be lower in micronutrients [19] if you don’t base it on whole foods.

Question I’m Asking

What’s your favorite go-to meal right now?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 22 – Aug 28)

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 [24]. Ideally, changing schools to adhere more to a child’s nature would allow this ability to develop organically.