Research of the week
More sugary drinks, less brain volume.
Less zinc in the blood, higher risk of death from COVID.
Minorities are more likely to test positive for COVID, an inequality that is not fully explained by pre-existing conditions.
Some East Asian populations have metabolic adaptations to rice diets.
Living with children lowers the risk of COVID.
Beyond meat, there is a place where bones crumble.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 448: Tara Youngblood: Presenter Elle Russ welcomes Tara Youngblood, co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Kryo, manufacturer of chiliPAD.
Primal Health Coach Radio Episode 77: Laura and Erin chat with Jamie Shapiro about unlocking the power of body and mind.
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey explains why people are obese.
Fascinating post on why you shouldn’t judge your posture by how it feels.
Interesting blog posts
Decent article on omega-6 fats that still hits the official line.
The old story looked a lot like Robert E. Howard.
Why i love the beach.
The history of human migration looks much more complex.
Interesting podcast with Dave Feldman on the future of health technology.
Go for more impressive walks.
A “drugable bag” discovered on the coronavirus.
Things that I plan to do and that I am interested in
As I always say: genes are not always your destiny.
Worth a try: take action.
That’s great: Dr. Bronner creates a label for psychedelic assisted therapy.
Seems to be pretty good: COVID survival rates by age.
I’m not surprised: both intuitive and analytical judges produce better results.
Question i ask
What do you think of John Mackey’s approach to obesity?
A year ago (September 19 – September 25)
Comment of the week
“Children so happy. You have a half-hour conference call in the morning, work on your tasks over and over again during the day and really just play a lot. We essentially have to hire a full-time governess, but they like it. If at any point they spend two days a week in person, I assume their satisfaction will decrease. “
-Glad to hear, Ion. I also wonder how the “hybrid” approach will work. The worst of both worlds?
About the author
Mark Sisson is the founder of Marks Daily Apple, godfather of the Primal Food and Lifestyle movement, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, which describes how he combines the keto diet with an original lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is also the author of numerous other books, including The Primal Blueprint, which is credited with the growth of the Primal / Paleo movement in 2009. After three decades of researching and educating people about why food is the key component to achieving optimal wellbeing, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real food company, the Primal / Paleo, Keto and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples manufactures.
If you’d like to add an avatar to all of your comments, click here!