Research of the Week
We forage for information in our minds the way we foraged for food as hunter-gatherers.
Full lockdowns don’t seem to have had much effect in Western Europe.
Factors most associated with death from COVID-19 in the UK: maleness, old age, uncontrolled diabetes.
More fitness, less dying.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 421: Mark Sisson: Host Elle Russ chats with Mark Sisson, Miami mayo merchant.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 59: Laura and Erin talk about the advantages of small, simple coaching businesses with Karin Rozell.
Another reason to be suspicious of Beyond Meat and other alternative “meats.”
Interesting Blog Posts
How a thru-hike changes your mind, body, and mitochondria.
How to slow down livestock growth in the event of meat packing plant closures.
Do stuff like this.
One doctor’s thoughts on flattening the curve.
This is true.
Why methane is different from other greenhouse gases.
During heart failure, the heart reduces glucose utilization. Restoring that glucose utilization prolongs and worsens the damage. Too bad there’s nothing else hearts can use for fuel…
Turns out car commuters who now work from home don’t miss the commute at all. Bike commuters stuck at home, however, do.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Been wondering the same thing: Why are meat-packing plants coronavirus hotspots?
Study question I found interesting: Were World War 1 helmets better at blast wave protection than modern helmets?
Blog post I found to be important and relevant: Metabolic health in the time of COVID-19.
Podcast I enjoyed: The BBC one where someone actually reveals that livestock are probably carbon neutral.
Question I’m Asking
Are things opening back up where you are?
- There’s something nice and tidy about cooking things in parchment.
- A legit Mediterranean dip, including cauliflower hummus.
One year ago (May 3 – May 9)
Comment of the Week
“I’m part of the Berkey cult. Before I bought mine about 5 years ago, I searched YouTube, and there were a whole mess of videos available, many by survivalist/prepper types. Some of them did send water samples to labs, which verified all the info on the Berkey website. I figured if the Berkey filter was good enough for crazy survivalists, it was good enough for me.”
– You make a strong point, Naomi.
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