Research of the Week
One argument against free will has been debunked.
Researchers discover that “refined grains and meat” and “oil and salt” dietary patterns are bad.
Type 2 diabetes is reversible (if you get to it fast enough).
Archaeologists discover the earliest evidence for dairy consumption in the world—6000 years ago in Britain.
Ancient Roman Britons who ate less meat had a higher risk of mortality.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 373: Tony Gaskins, Jr: Host Elle Russ chats with Tony Gaskins, Jr, father, husband, and life coach to NBA stars.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 25: Laura and Erin chat with Lisa Fraley, a holistic lawyer who helps health entrepreneurs protect their brands and businesses.
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.
Chinese pork prices have soared, prompting the creation of “pork as luxurious jewelry” memes.
A new use for corn.
Interesting Blog Posts
The mineral content of vegetables has plummeted.
The importance of citizen researchers.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Study result I found very interesting: Eating 6 grams of medium chain triglycerides per day—the fatty acids found in coconut oil, about a teaspoon’s worth—improved muscle strength, muscle function, and capacity for daily functioning in elderly adults.
Drawings I liked: The ones of somatic consciousness.
Question I’m Asking
The response to last week’s call for success stories has been fantastic, and humbling. Thank you all for sending those in. To anyone else thinking about immortalizing their Primal journey: can you send it in to [email protected]? You never know who you’ll inspire….
One year ago (Sep 8 – Sep 14)
- The Definitive Guide to Metabolic Flexibility – How and why to get it.
- 12 Daily Habits for Primal Well-Being– Good habits to crowd out the bad ones.
Comment of the Week
“Thanks for posting ‘It’s later than you think’. Tragic story but such a great reminder to spend your time on what you value. Also – please never stop posting your Weekly Love Links! I look forward to them each week!”
– I won’t, Michelle.