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Dear Mark: How Does LDL Even Penetrate the Arteries, New Zealand Farmed Salmon, Elevated Ferritin
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering three questions. First, can LDL actually infiltrate the arteries, or is there more to the story? Malcolm Kendrick says there’s more to the story, so I dig into some literature to see if they corroborate his position. Second, is New Zealand farmed salmon good to eat? And […]

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We Want To Share Your Stories (and a Giveaway!)
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Success stories will be back in their regular slot next Monday, but for today I want to issue an invitation. Now that we’ve turned the corner on the first month of the year, I know some of you have already seen big success with Primal or Primal-keto living. And I’d love to share your stories—to […]

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Your guide to understanding avalanches in Colorado after this winter got off to a dangerous start
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Sometimes — and more often than he’d like — the classes that Brian Pollock teaches on avalanche awareness turn into group therapy sessions. Pollock, the director of education for the non-profit Friends of Berthoud Pass, teaches winter sports enthusiasts, mostly backcountry skiers, how to avoid avalanches. Some come because they want to try backcountry skiing […]

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 16
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Research of the Week Stimulating the vagus nerve helps PTSD. Exercise has a stronger effect on cognitive function in older men than older women (who already had better function at baseline). Estrogen controls type 2 diabetes. Small teams of scientists disrupt ideas, larger teams develop ideas. AIs are great at colluding. If you have a […]

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Conundrum Hot Springs overnight camping permits are available starting Friday
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Overnight camping permits at the Conundrum Hot Springs for the first half of the summer will be available starting Friday, the White River National Forest supervisor’s office announced Wednesday. The permits for April 1 through July 31 will be available for reservation starting at 8 a.m. Friday. Reservations must be made at recreation.gov. Details on […]

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Nearly 4.6 million visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2018, breaking another record
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Despite ongoing efforts to manage congestion fueled by Front Range population growth, Rocky Mountain National Park saw a record number of visitors last year. The 104-year-old park drew 4,590,492 visitors in 2018, a 3.5 percent increase over 2017. The National Park Service’s annual ranking of the top 10 national parks has been delayed by the […]

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Keto Chicken Pot Pies
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Pot pies—like sloppy joes—are a comfort food classic that feeds our nostalgia as well as appetite. Meat and veggies in a creamy sauce that’s topped with a crunchy topping…what’s not to love? It might seem, however, that pot pie isn’t compatible with a Primal, let alone keto, plan. Au contraire. We’ve serving up a recipe […]

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