New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 221
Research of the Week
Micronutrients for mitochondria.
Grass-fed meat and milk are higher in phytonutrients.
Keto diets with 5% protein might be bad for heart function. What a joke.
High-intensity lifting plus chocolate milk equals muscle growth for young men.
Lactase persistence allowed greater calorie intake.
New Primal Kitchen Podcasts
Primal Health Coach Radio: Ethan Schiff
Primal Kitchen Podcast: Putting Longevity Under the Microscope with Timeline CEO, Chris Rinsch
Former vegan, current carnivore Bear Grylls has regrets.
How might food alleviate anxiety?
Interesting Blog Posts
The USDA admits seed oil is toxic.
Prozac is unsuitable for minors.
The importance of working out with your significant other.
Bison lick each other to calm down.
It’s impossible to map an individual’s longevity using population-wide correlations (and even causations).
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
It’s not that important: The religion of pre- and post-workout meal timing.
Agreed: Constant supervision hurts kids’ mental health.
Nice talk: Big issues for lab grown meat.
Claim tested: Does blending olive oil make it bitter?
Interesting: Does altitude training help?
Question I’m Asking
If you’re a parent, how much do you supervise your kids?
One year ago (May 6 – May 12)
Comment of the Week
“Great article Mark. I would boil down my approach to life and fitness by saying I don’t let anything stop me from trying to do the things I want to do. At 54 years old I’m taking up mountain biking for the first time. A lot of people would call me crazy but my answer is why? I also race drones, a hobby I didn’t start until 48 years old. If there is something you want to do why would you let anything, even age, stop you? Sure there are risks but it’s more risky in my opinion not to take the risks. I take a very similar approach to eating but it’s a bit more nuanced. I eat low carb and only eat when I feel the need to eat. I’ve found that my health and level of fitness is best when I follow those guidelines I’ve set for myself. Again, thanks for the article and all the inspiration.“
-Love to hear it.
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.
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