Research of the Week
Walking slows memory decline in older folks already experiencing it.
Case study: fecal transplant cures celiac.
Researchers dig through poop and find new antibiotics that reverse drug-resistance in bacteria.
Not all of the genetic material Neanderthals bequeathed to us was negative.
Spending a few hours in the mountains changes your blood cells’ ability to retain oxygen in hypoxic environments.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 139: Allan Misner: Host Elle Russ chats with Allan Misner about fitness for people over 40.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.
- Can Endurance Training Ever Really Be Primal?
- How Expressing Your Emotions-or Not-Affects Your Health
- Updating the Primal Stance on Vegetable Oils: High-Oleic Varieties
Interesting Blog Posts
Real women have meat (in their diet).
What happens when seven New Zealand dietitians try the paleo diet for four weeks?
A group of health experts are urging British doctors to educate themselves about nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle.
A gorilla escaped from the London Zoo and, rather than head for the armory and begin a counter-sapien insurgency, drank five liters of blackcurrant syrup and probably gave himself a tummy-ache.
An elephant (just a baby, no less) shows signs of empathy, compassion, and concern for a friend. Really makes me think twice about springing for that ivory bed frame.
We may be creating as many species as we’re killing.
This guy really loves Bulletproof coffee.
I’m not sure what’s more unfortunate: the weed or the fact that a toddler gets an entire box of fries.
Cave paintings help researchers discover the elusive ancestor of the European bison.
Is reciting a tongue twister in your head just as hard as reciting it out loud?
Northern Ireland: land of giants.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Development I really want to share: I just launched the new Primal Kitchen YouTube channel. I’ve already made a few videos you might enjoy, so subscribe to stay tuned for new ones to come.
Product I’m excited about: You’ve heard me talk about the benefits of intermittent fasting, and my friend Jimmy Moore has just published a great book on it: The Complete Guide to Fasting.
A blog post I’m reading: “Self-Stereotypes and How to Overcome Them.”
Movement I’m loving: These Daily Vitamoves mobility exercises for the thoracic spine and shoulders.
Burying the lede: Media outlets report that capuchin monkeys are making stone knives, just like ancient hominids. Midway through we learn the stone knives are accidental byproducts of the monkeys smashing quartz into mineral-rich powder to lick.
- Pressure cooker tomato sauce gives all-day flavor in about an hour.
- Chicken salad with grapes and pecans.
One year ago (Oct 23 – Oct 29)
- What Does the WHO Report Mean for Your Meat-Eating Habit? – Is meat back off the table?
- 6 Hidden Superfoods You Probably Already Have in Your Pantry – Was I right?
Comment of the Week
“No dessert unless you eat your choccoli.“
– Indeed, Soupy.
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