Research of the Week
Your mother’s immune system
had some serious negotiating skills.
laying the groundwork for a meat tax.
The latest NuSi study finds that low-carb diets
increase energy expenditure.
Among Chinese seniors living in an elderly community,
higher LDL predicts lower rates of dementia.
linked to less cancer.
290: Holly Perkins: Host Elle Russ chats with strength coach
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Are dog DNA tests
ready for prime time?
testing mini MRIs on animals.
Sociologist goes back to school to learn genetics to disprove
“nature over nurture,”
ends up confirming it.
Interesting Blog Posts
Both Neanderthals and humans were about
equally prone to head injuries.
Men’s Health has
good taste in mayo.
thought 2018 was bad.
pulls the plug on its glucose-monitoring “smart lens”
they’d been working on since 2014.
The first time I’ve ever run this
deal… Don’t miss the chance to grab
a free bottle of Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil with your
purchase of a Build-Your-Own 4-Pack of Dressings.
Plus, want free steak?? ButcherBox is running
their hottest offer of the year. New members will receive
$75 worth of free steaks (2 ribeyes, 2 NY Strips, 2 Filet
Mignons) in their first box. Guys, their stuff is
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
GoFundMe I’m happy to share with the Primal audience: Buy Ranch
Direct Fire Relief. The good folks at Buy Ranch Direct, a
community of family-owned and -operated grass-fed beef ranches in
California, lost their warehouse this fall in an electrical fire.
They’re in the process of rebuilding, but insurance isn’t
covering most of the loss.
Podcast I enjoyed: Freakonomics on
Article I found interesting:
What schizophrenia can teach us about pleasure.
I certainly hope it works (without side effects): Scientists
block the molecule that accelerates the evolution of
I can’t help but admire the entrepreneurial spirit, I just
hope it doesn’t become standard: Air quality is so bad that San
Francisco Uber drivers are
selling masks to customers.
This is a powerful story: How winning the nation’s “best
caused a Portland burger joint to close down.
Question I’m Asking
With Google stopping development of its glucose-monitoring lens
and all the other failures and dubious advancements, tech is
realizing that biology’s a hard nut to crack. Do you think
technology will ever figure out human biology and vault us into
- Move over, butter coffee. It’s all about kaffeost: cheese
kale chips from Nom Nom Paleo.
One year ago (Nov 11– Nov 17)
Health Podcasts I’m Enjoying Lately – What are you
Does Carb Cycling Work? It Depends– How to make it work.
Comment of the Week
“When you’re a gardener, a home is much more than just a
place to keep your stuff. My husband and I are finally enjoying
fruit from trees that we planted 5 years ago and have cared for
since. In just the past few months alone, we have put in hundreds
of hours of work wheelbarrowing woodchips to the backyard in
preparation for a permaculture food-forest. I’m in Santa Rosa,
CA, where we had the Tubb’s fire raging within a quarter-mile in
October 2017. I feel very thankful to still have my home and
– Glad to hear you made it,