Research of the Week
increase sexual desire in long-term couples.
New isotope analysis
reveals that Neanderthals were mostly carnivorous.
We have a 7th sense—the
link between the brain and the immune system.
Carrie Forrest: Host Elle Russ chats with Carrie Forrest, a
thyroid cancer survivor and host of the Clean Eating for Women
Episode 314: Keto: Choosing Carbs Wisely (Especially for Kombucha
and Chocolate): Host Brad Kearns gives his take on the best
carb sources to spend your glucose on.
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Remember the CRISPR babies from last year? Turns out that
obscure gene the scientist deleted—CCR5, most notably involved in
resistance to AIDS—also
happens to affect cognitive function.
Interesting Blog Posts
I appeared on the Onnit Podcast with
Kyle Kingsbury to talk about my mission.
Belarusian man beats
muscle-up world record with 26 in a row.
unofficially beats a world record by running 10 marathons in 10
days, averaging under 3 hours for each.
Another American man
trounces them all, finishing the 2,181 mile-long Appalachian
Trail in 45.5 days while carrying a 25 pound pack and completely
supporting himself (no team following along with food and shelter).
For a great film about the previous record holder, watch this.
I wonder if
they still say “namaste.”
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Good advice for those who need it: How
Jocko Willink recommends you get yourself to get out of bed
when you don’t feel like it.
Finding I found interesting: Psychology’s research replication
just got worse.
I’m totally unsurprised: High-fat diet (that’s actually also
high-carb and also the fat comes from soybean oil)
destroys microbial diversity in the gut. “Move away from
high-fat diets,” indeed.
A film project I’m supporting because it’s that important:
Sacred Cow, a film (actually, now a docuseries) about meat and
environmental sustainability that promises to counter the
overwhelming barrage of vegan anti-meat propaganda. We need
This is jarring: Gymnastics
in the 1950s alongside gymnastics in 2016. Bonus: Banned skills in
Question I’m Asking
What’s your mission?
One year ago (Feb 17 – Feb 23)
Restless Legs Syndrome: Causes, Factors, and Treatments –
What’s going on here?
Does the Fasting Mimicking Diet Live Up to the Hype?– Well,
Comment of the Week
“Increase ferritin with an iron man and an iron pan. That’s
Mark’s iron plan.”
– Pretty catchy,