Research of the Week
Ramadan fasting appears to lower cancer markers and improve metabolic health (albeit from baseline, not compared to a control group).
Exercising and eating better improve physical and cognitive health in Air Force airmen.
Baka hunter-gatherers of Cameroon use at least 88 plant species for food or medicine.
Among the Turkana, being born in an urban area predicts poor adult health.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 454: Ede Fox: Host Elle Russ welcomes Ede Fox to talk about the black carnivore community.
Primal Health Coach Radio Episode 82: Laura and Erin chat with Lois Weinblatt about the power of visioning.
In one study, more than 80% of those hospitalized for COVID-19 were deficient in vitamin D.
Interesting Blog Posts
Very interesting case study of type 2 diabetes remission and cure.
Tsar Nicholas II certainly didn’t skip back day.
Tell me more about this “mismatch theory.”
I love old studies.
“…we find evidence that marriage duration is inversely associated with spending on the engagement ring and wedding ceremony.”
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Of course there is: Insufficient evidence to recommend low-sodium diets.
I am surprised: Nutritionists call for USDA to lift limit on saturated fat intake.
Is anyone surprised?: CRISPR gene editing of human embryos is not without risk.
Funny how that works: Low-carb diets high in meat lower serum uric acid.
Important question: Why does strength training improve endurance performance?
Question I’m Asking
Is the tide turning on saturated fat, salt, and other related bugaboos?
One year ago (Oct 23 – Oct 29)
Comment of the Week
“‘Could cold water trigger shrinkages’ was 100% intentional, and I love it.”
-Whatever do you mean, Nathan?