Research of the Week
Distracting yourself to get through unpleasant but important activities doesn’t work.
A very low-carb diet is effective and sustainable (over 2 years) for type 2 diabetics.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 348: CJ Hunt: CJ Hunt returns to chat with host Elle Russ about misleading health studies and media headlines.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 15: Laura and Erin talk with Reed Davis, Nutritional Therapist and founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition certification course about the power of lab assessments and the commitment to be the last person his clients need to see in their healing journeys.
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.
Russian man discovers a prehistoric wolf’s head half as long as a modern wolf’s body.
The Pentagon considers keto.
Sociologist goes back to school to learn genetics to disprove “nature over nurture,” ends up confirming it.
“Beyond Meat” stock tumbles.
Interesting Blog Posts
The advice people would give to their younger selves.
Testing your own genes creates a genetic profile for your entire family.
Great Twitter thread full of ideas on how to maintain the love of movement in kids (and adults).
2500 years ago in China, cannabis was used in funeral rites.
Chimp meat reportedly being sold in British market stalls.
European officials warn against the damaging effects of light at night.
The Savory Institute responds to claims made by the makers of the Impossible Burger.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Great line in a very interesting article on the attempt to save the Japanese tradition of eco-friendly “minka homes”: “Lie on the ground; you’ll be a different man.”
Race I might come out of retirement for: The Marathon du Médoc.
This doesn’t sound healthy to me: The average person consumes a credit card-worth of plastic each week.
This shouldn’t be happening: Osteopenia is one the rise among younger men.
Question I’m Asking
What advice would you give to your younger (any age) self?
- There’s nothing quite like crispy cauliflower.
- I’m still missing Thailand a bit, but these Thai chicken meatballs make it easier.
One year ago (Jun 9– Jun 15)
- Fasting versus Carb Restriction: Which Works Better for What Scenarios – Should you fast or restrict carbs?
- Big-Ass Salads—Worker Bee Style – How the Bees get down.
Comment of the Week
“I cut down from 2 glasses of wine to 1. I also switched from a regular wine glass to a pint glass… but hey, that’s just details.”
– Those are some details, Nibbler.