Research of the Week
Maternal choline supplementation
reduces the impact of Alzheimer’s disease across generations
Subtitles are better than dubbing for
learning a new language.
Computers (and, though not named in the title, smartphones) can
mess up your neck and shoulders if you’re not careful.
could increase the risk of sudden infant death.
If you’ve ever skipped breakfast,
you’re probably already dead of diabetes.
Body paint: an
alternative to DEET?
304: Dr. Dominic D’Agostino: Host Elle Russ chats with doctor
and keto expert Dominic D’Agostino.
Episode 305: Dr. Anthony Gustin: Host Brad Kearns chats with
Dr. Gustin, of Perfect Keto fame.
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Question From Readers
Hey, Mark, what do you think about the motives behind the new
global diet guidelines? Are these guys really sincere or is it
I’ve been discussing the oncoming war against meat for several
months, and we’ve all seen it brewing for years. These EAT-Lancet
dietary guidelines mark the first major offensive. Don’t expect
this to slow down, or for the powers-that-be who want you to eat
less meat and buy more plant products to give up. Meat isn’t very
profitable. That’s what it comes down to. Not the climate. Not
the “health risks.” Profit.
If I’m feeling extra suspicious, I might even consider that
the lust of profit may be even deeper, and that they’re banking
on an increase in the rate of chronic diseases related to
diet—diseases that require ongoing prescriptions and lifelong
new evidence-based global dietary guidelines allow 7 grams
(yes, GRAMS) of red meat each day. I’ve already blown through my
yearly allowance in the past week.
The new margarine?
Interesting Blog Posts
So, is grain fiber
truly the staff upon which all life rests?
“Hey plebs, how about you guys limit yourselves to a slice of
bacon every three days so I can
fly around on my private jet guilt-free?”
Nomadic Mongolians were
The observation deck at the Tokyo fish market is now
open to the public.
Nothing much going on, just a
potential solar sail from an alien spacecraft.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Podcast I enjoyed:
Johann Hari on Tangentially Speaking discussing the real cause of
Image I found interesting: All the companies
participating in the committee to push this low/no-meat global
Sales figure I found illuminating: Self-improvement books
related to mental health are
now outselling diet and fitness self-improvement books.
Reddit comment you should read: In which the author
compares the macronutrient ratios of the EAT-Lancet guidelines
and the classic obesogenic rodent diet and finds them
Article everyone needs to read: When things are going great,
think about how they can go very wrong.
Question I’m Asking
Where do you see this “war on meat” leading? How far do you
see it going?
Spatchcocked chicken with za’atar and lemon.
tea (use coconut milk instead of condensed milk).
One year ago (Jan 13 – Jan 19)
Rest and Recovery: A Whole New Perspective – How to balance
recovery and performance.
Brad’s Morning Routine Video: Light Movement for More Energy and
Better Flexibility– How Brad Kearns spends his mornings.
Comment of the Week
“Best cancer theory EVER. Exclamation point in the title got
me intrigued, but they had me with the ribbons in fig. 4. You just
can’t falsify that sh*t.
This is peak PubMed.”
– Indeed, DBW.