New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 198

Research of the Week

A personalized strength training program using genetic data is very effective.

Compared to real meat, fake meat doesn’t trigger the same rise in essential amino acids when eaten.

Belly fat and death in Europe.

Low light during the day and bright light at night increases the risk of psychiatric disorders.

Exercise remains the best remedy for Alzheimer’s.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast: The Link Between Dairy Intolerance and Dairy Genes with Alexandre Family Farm Founders Blake and Stephanie

Primal Health Coach Radio: Where Are the Wellness Jobs? With Carolyn Williams

Media, Schmedia

Zac Efron spells out the dangers of excessive training and leanness.

Where are the dead bugs on windshields?

Interesting Blog Posts

Did heather domesticate humans?

Why I’m not a big fan of anti-depressants.”

Social Notes

The Space Race plotted against Seattle trying to build a bike lane.

AI writes viral thread on productivity hacks.

Everything Else

The corporate capture of the nutrition profession in the US…”

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

No free lunch: Genes that helped people survive the Black Death now increase the risk of autoimmune disease.

Not surprised: Neanderthals may have been carnivores.

Fascinating: The lost forest gardens of Europe.

Interesting: “Today’s older adults are cognitively fitter than older adults from the past.”

More Neanderthal research: Was there really a need for carbohydrates in Neanderthal diets?

Question I’m Asking

What do you do for Halloween?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 22 – Oct 28)

Comment of the Week

“13 years later, “Escape from Vegan Island” is still one of the best things you’ve ever written. Thank-you for being a passionate, clear-headed beacon of hope and sanity.”

-Thanks, Kirk. That’s what I try for.


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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