Weekly Link Love—Edition 88

Research of the Week

Physical frailty predicts COVID-19 outcomes.

If you’re lifting, getting 1.62 grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight is a nice target.

After new analysis, Ireland reduces its “excess deaths from coronavirus” numbers. Still 13% higher than normal, but lower than previous estimations.

Evidence for coronavirus presence in Brazil as early as November 2019.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 431: Gina Devee: Host Elle Russ chats with author Gina Devee.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 67: Laura and Erin chat with Jen James about heart-centered entrepreneurism.

Media, Schmedia

Why dads need to roughhouse with their kids.

Is there another pandemic coming?

Interesting Blog Posts

Those pesky PSCK9 inhibitors: so effective on paper, so useless (and sometimes deadly) in real life.

Social Notes

Some awesome ideas for games to play with your kids.

Don’t let this be you.

Everything Else

Science is humanity’s highest pursuit.

Ancient toddler footprint.

Pre-existing T-cell immunity?

Got arthritis? Try barefoot.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I’m not surprised: Humans use smell to get around.

Interesting finding: Very low LDL is not associated with lower cardiovascular mortality. It is associated with higher all cause mortality.

It’s just everywhere these days: Plastic found in vegetables and fruits.

Another reason everyone should exercise: It improves the quality of breast milk.

A nice piece on importance of megafauna in human diets: How eating (and killing) the megafauna changed humans forever.

Question I’m Asking

Did you roughhouse as a kid?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 28 – Jul 3)

Comment of the Week

“Plastic rain sounds like our version of lead pipes for the Romans.”

– We will see, Chris.

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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