Weekly Link Love — Edition 4

By | November 25, 2018

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Research of the Week Your mother’s immune system had some serious negotiating skills. Researchers laying the groundwork for a meat tax. The latest NuSi study finds that low-carb diets increase energy expenditure. Among Chinese seniors living in an elderly community, higher LDL predicts lower rates of dementia. Eating organic linked to less cancer. How sleep loss tanks memory. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 290: Holly Perkins: Host Elle Russ chats with strength coach Holly Perkins. Episode 291: Tania Teschke: Host Brad Kearns chats with Bordeaux Kitchen author Tania Teschke about healthy eating and parenting. 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. Media, Schmedia Are dog DNA tests ready for prime time? Ex-Facebook exec testing mini MRIs on animals. Sociologist goes back to school to learn genetics to disprove “nature over nurture,” ends up confirming it. Interesting Blog Posts Both Neanderthals and humans were about equally prone to head injuries. How Alberta beat the rats. Social Notes Men’s Health has good taste in mayo. And in cookbooks. Everything Else And you thought 2018 was bad. Google pulls the plug on its glucose-monitoring “smart lens” they’d been working on since 2014. Gut bacteria in our brains. IQ tests for embryos. The first time I’ve ever run this deal… Don’t miss the chance to grab a free bottle of Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil with your purchase of a Build-Your-Own 4-Pack of Dressings. Plus, want free steak?? ButcherBox is running their hottest offer of the year. New members will receive $ 75 worth of free steaks (2 ribeyes, 2 NY Strips, 2 Filet Mignons) in their first box. Guys, their stuff is unbeatable…. Things I’m Up to and Interested In GoFundMe I’m happy to share with the Primal audience: Buy Ranch Direct Fire Relief. The good folks at Buy Ranch Direct, a community of family-owned and -operated grass-fed beef ranches in California, lost their warehouse this fall in an electrical fire. They’re in the process of rebuilding, but insurance isn’t covering most of the loss. Podcast I enjoyed: Freakonomics on open offices. Article I found interesting: What schizophrenia can teach us about pleasure. I certainly hope it works (without side effects): Scientists hope to block the molecule that accelerates the evolution of drug-resistant bacteria. I can’t help but admire the entrepreneurial spirit, I just hope it doesn’t become standard: Air quality is so bad that San Francisco Uber drivers are selling masks to customers. This is a powerful story: How winning the nation’s “best cheeseburger” caused a Portland burger joint to close down. Question I’m Asking With Google stopping development of its glucose-monitoring lens and all the other failures and dubious advancements, tech is realizing that biology’s a hard nut to crack. Do you think technology will … Continue reading “Weekly Link Love — Edition 4”

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