Research of the Week
Scientists generate speech from brain recordings.
In the U.S., sedentary behavior has remained stable or gotten more prevalent.
Visualizing coffee might be enough (not buying this one).
Pigs who eat chicken generate more lipid oxidation products than pigs who eat beef.
When we sleep, our brain distinguishes between important and unimportant sounds.
Thinking of your future self as similar to your present self produces better outcomes.
20 minutes of nature is enough.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 330: Gary E. Foresman, MD: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Foresman about heart disease, statins, and more.
Episode 331: Brad Kearns and Brian McAndrew Talk Carnivore and Balance: Host Brad Kearns chats with Primal video whiz Brian McAndrew about carnivory and balancing being strict with being happy.
Health Coach Radio Episode 9: Lauren Schwab: Lauren has mastered the art of the wellness retreat, not an easy task.
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First they came for the hot dogs and bologna, and I was silent….
Salt limits get even lower.
Interesting Blog Posts
How a knee bone that almost disappeared is coming back.
A novel tactic for getting teens to spurn junk food.
Lowering cholesterol with psyllium at every meal: one experience.
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Got named one of Healthline’s “Best Men’s Health Blogs.”
I hope this guy follows me.
If you’re not eating whole rattlesnakes, you can’t call yourself paleo.
Human composting up for a vote in Washington state.
A man’s beer-only fast for Lent ends up working out.
“The sudden passionate happiness which the natural world can occasionally trigger in us,” Michael McCarthy writes, “may well be the most serious business of all.”
“So I had a piece of salmon and my brain felt like a computer rebooting.”
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
This is awkward: Using CRISPR to edit DNA also causes off-target RNA alterations.
Article I found interesting: Neuronal life after death.
Video I enjoyed: 3 pro soccer players vs 100 kids.
I’m not surprised: Wildlife-friendly agriculture increases yield.
Why everyone needs to lift: Having muscle protects against progression from healthy to metabolically unhealthy.
Question I’m Asking
What’s the best book you’ve read in the past year?
Another Question I’m Curious About
What would you do with a bunch of extra arugula?
One year ago (Apr 21– Apr 27)
Comment of the Week
“I don’t think we should be drinking teas grown in ‘Shady Conditions’…
all kidding aside, magnesium works well for me until about after 5pm, and then it wires me up and I can’t sleep.”
– You haven’t had tea grown in places with gunshots going off, discarded syringes littering the ground, and human fecal matter smeared everywhere? It’s the best, nocona!
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