Research of the Week
Having the genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes also predisposes  men to erectile dysfunction. Preventing the former could prevent the latter.
Trypsin inhibitors found in wheat worsen  non-alcoholic fatty liver.
The average Facebook user would need $1000  to deactivate their account for a year.
Women are more likely than men to punish promiscuous women .
Italian scientists are developing technology  to regrow foreskins.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 301: Dr. Lindsay Taylor : Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Lindsay Taylor about all things keto. Dr. Taylor is the Senior Writer and Researcher at Primal Blueprint, and her upcoming Keto Passport cookbook is going to be incredible.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here  so you never miss an episode.
Before the “Impossible burger” can come to market, the FDA must first approve heme as a color additive .
Interesting Blog Posts
An unconventional but effective  path to happiness.
It’s only a matter of time  until we can use gut bacteria to diagnose (and perhaps prevent) IBS and IBD.
Watch a spider spin its web .
The plague was already in Europe much earlier  than previously thought, almost 5000 years ago.
Ireland has great dirt .
What can’t gelatin do ?
An American just crossed  Antarctica on his own, on foot.
Small producers fight to save  the Mexican tortilla.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Development I applaud: Office managers begin mapping business hours to employee chronotype .
Article I found inspiring: “Running Up Mountains at Age 97 .”
Image I found both unsettling and beautiful: The one of the blood clot in the shape of a lung passage .
This is a Mediterranean diet I could get behind: Check it out .
The march against red meat proceeds: Cambridge University will only serve red meat once a week .
Question I’m Asking
There are a ton of food products incorporating CBD —the non-psychoactive marijuana cannabinoid that has anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic properties—geared toward athletes for recovery. Has anyone tried using it, and if so, what was your experience?
One year ago (Dec 23 – Dec 29)
- What Collagen Does For Performance  – How gelatin can help you in the gym.
- 10 Alternative Therapies for ADD & ADHD  – What to try before Ritalin.
Comment of the Week
“Mark, I’ll be on the lookout for the Primal Kitchen duck egg with barberry extract mayo … coming soon to a store near you. ”
– The metformin mayo was actually what got us over the hump with Kraft-Heinz, Smay .