Research of the Week
Endogenous opioids facilitate  social closeness.
Researchers identify  14 independent biomarkers of early mortality.
The link  between air pollution and bipolar disorder.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 367: Dr. Robert Glover : Host Elle Russ welcomes Dr. Robert Glover back to the podcast.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 23 : Our very own Erin Power tells her tale.
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The case against  using “war on cancer” metaphors.
Parents who malnourished their kid with vegan diet avoid jail time .
Interesting Blog Posts
Why African chickens have longer, meatier legs  (for now).
“I heard that, up until 5 or 6 years ago, they weren’t even cooking their food …simply eating it raw right where it fell.”
Listen to the Sisson  (and do your microworkouts).
My guess  on why dogs are so fat and sick.
When ancient hunter-gatherers met ancient farmers, they produced some weird art .
Good article  about the danger of artificial light with decent recommendations for kids who use devices. I just don’t like how they seem resigned to the trend of kids being glued to these things.
Animal Rebellion activists plan to blockade  the UK’s largest wholesale meat market in October.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Tinfoil hats off to the people who warned about this for years: Higher maternal fluoride levels during pregnancy predict lower IQ in boys (but not girls) .
Stuff gets older and older: Humans made it to Mongolia much earlier than we thought .
Very interesting idea: Did parasites select for increased human variability ?
I’m not surprised: After Maryanne Demasi produced two great T.V. specials questioning the conventional wisdom on statins and heart disease, she and her entire time got fired .
When one of the most powerful vegans isn’t buying it…: Whole Foods CEO John Mackay questions the health effects of eating plant-based “meats.” 
Question I’m Asking
- You don’t need eggs to have breakfast .
- Certainly not keto, but a damn good treat: banana pancakes with sausage .
One year ago (Aug 18 – Aug 24)
- Tips for Cycling Between Primal and Keto  – How to make both work.
- My Supplement Routine: What I Take, When I Take It, and Why – How I take supplements.
Comment of the Week
“Back in the 1950s or so you could order tapeworm pills for weightloss.”
– DC , that’s the next big Primal Kitchen product: mayo with wriggling, writhing tapeworms.