Research of the Week
Modern hunter-gatherers probably don’t live in particularly marginalized areas, at least compared to other subsistence groups.
Since 2008, diabetes incidence in the US has actually gone down (apparently driven mostly by non-Hispanic whites).
Bipolar disorder increases the risk of Parkinson’s.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 346: Endurance: Dude Spellings: Host Brad Kearns chats with the best name ever about his Primal Endurance journey.
Episode 347: Steven Gundry M.D.: Host Elle Russ chats with Steven Gundry about his new book, The Longevity Paradox.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 14: Erin and Laura sit down with Elle Russ to discuss the power of vulnerability as well as the permanent injury that changed her career trajectory and broadened her perspective on life and health.
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.
Famous Finnish vegan blogger and cookbook author has turned to burgers, admitting her diet ruined her health and triggered early menopause.
Interesting Blog Posts
I recently appeared on the Armchair Nutritionist (great name) podcast.
Huge swarm of ladybugs shows up on radar.
Exercise helps teens sleep more efficiently.
At this point, who hasn’t gotten it on with ancient hominids?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I expect a lot more of this kind of thing: Those CRISPR babies from last year might have an increased mortality risk.
I’m not surprised: Intense experiences that we view positively—like a bungee jump—acutely improve cognition.
Figuring out this could be the key to everything: Children begin to lose the intrinsic motivation to exercise by age 9.
Nuance is everything: Vitamin D supplements don’t seem to decrease cancer incidence, but they may reduce cancer mortality.
This is a powerful video: Early lumberjacks felling giant redwoods.
Question I’m Asking
What’s the best way to keep kids from losing their intrinsic motivation to exercise? How do we keep movement for movement’s sake?
One year ago (June 2 – June 8)
- Supplements for Brain Health: What Nutrients and Supplemental Foods Make the Most Difference? – What to eat for your brain.
- Dear Mark: Saturated Fat More Harmful to Liver Than Sugar? – Could it be?
Comment of the Week
“1/2 inch thick ain’t a steak, that’s a slice of sandwich meat!”
– Ha, PK!
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