Research of the Week
Less autophagy, more heart disease.
Donating blood might be one way to lessen the risk of Parkinson’s.
Even if aspartame doesn’t increase anxiety in humans as it does in rodents, what do you have to lose by using stevia or monk fruit instead?
The more boosters a person had, the greater their risk of getting COVID.
New Primal Kitchen Podcasts
Primal Health Coach Radio: Using Data to Guess Less and Help More with Risa Groux
Because the FDA has done so well elsewhere.
Interesting Blog Posts
Better conditions beget more evolved differences between the sexes.
How plant-based diets might worsen menstrual symptoms
Don’t let this be you.
I’m still blown away by the increase in ultra processed food consumption in this country—from 5% of calories to over 60%.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Crazy to realize: Always great when a German bank does better research than the USDA.
Concerning: We’re still getting fatter.
An easy law to abuse: CA doctors will soon face censorship of any advice that conflicts with conventional wisdom.
How is this possible?: Big variation in outcomes among people with LDL over 190.
Question I’m Asking
What are you doing for Christmas?
One year ago (Dec 10 – Dec 23)
Comment of the Week
“I launched a Friday Family Fun Night initiative here where every other friday 5-10 dads get together at a gym with their kids and we all just play hard in a free unstructured setting. Dodgeball, tag, nerf battles, tug of war, whatever comes up. It’s glorious.“
-Great way to get kids and parents playing from Don.
About the Author
Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.