Research of the Week
The Great Lakes get dumped with 1000 metric tons of plastic each year.
Birds living in variable environments have bigger brains.
Sprint triathletes who switched over to a low-volume, high-intensity running program improved their triathlon performance by increasing muscle power.
Most depressed people never seek help.
Vitamin D helps people with cystic fibrosis.
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting environmental chemicals is responsible for over 150,000 cases of diabetes in European elderly each year.
How lean mass helps control fat mass and food intake.
Kids who get active early after a concussion recover better.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 148: Christine Hassler: I sat down to chat with Christine Hassler, a former Hollywood agent who gave up her career to start one she truly loved. Now, Christine is a motivational speaker, life coach, and retreat leader who spends her days helping people get out of their own way. She also sits on the advisory board of the Primal Health Coach Program.
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.
- Can You Retrain Your Taste?
- 2016 in Review: The Top 14 Developments in Ancestral Health
- 8 Primal Things to Appreciate About the Winter Season
Interesting Blog Posts
Does VR use make the real world less real and more mundane?
The new ebola vaccine is quite effective.
Let’s at least hope the rice is BPA-free
Check out this uncontacted Amazonian tribe.
Wolf researchers who howl at their research subjects to elicit responses and determine pack locations are probably going to stop because it’s stressing wolves out.
Nut milk demand soars, dairy farmers sulk.
Diabetic foot disease has a worse 5-year prognosis than colon, prostate, and breast cancer.
Smoggy Chinese cities are closing schools.
Pregnancy brain is real and lasts for years.
Freddie Bryant sells dry-cured country ham out the back of his truck.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Announcement I’m excited to make: The first Primal Kitchen Restaurant will be opening soon (2017) in South Bend, Indiana..
Wildly unsupported extrapolation I made from legitimate research: Early hominids were Mormons.
Holiday gift guide for the cooks in your life: Megan McArdle’s.
Battle I’m glad I mostly avoided: The kids who get violent when their parents limit screen time.
YouTube channel you should subscribe to: The new Primal Kitchen channel!
- Paleo clam chowder takes me back to my childhood.
- Hoisin chicken burgers, a surprisingly worthy contender against beef burgers.
One year ago (Dec 25 – Dec 31)
- End of the Year Review: What We Learned in 2015 – What happened last year?
- 7 Ways to Slow Down Your Perception of Time – How to extend your (subjective) time on earth.
Comment of the Week
“If I had an immortal pet mouse I’d probably treat it with negligible delights like Wolverine’s cigars or Hellboy’s too plus his Redbull, and Sherlock Holmes’ IV cocaine and heroin, anyway I’d anoint it with large amounts of cannabis and then afterwards on the wheel it wouldn’t get more until it did a green mile.
That’s how I moderate myself, with a bicycle.”
– Always an adventure, Animanarchy.
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