New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 169

Research of the Week

Red meat is good for older people (and younger).

Using dairy to lose weight has better cardiometabolic effects than losing weight without dairy.

Dairy can improve zinc absorption.

Longitude within time zones and cancer risk.

Links between excessive napping and Alzheimer’s.

Monkeys in “fragmented forests” adapt to their surroundings by eating fewer calories and reducing activity.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast, Episode 22: Finessing the Role of the Fitness Coach With James Fitzgerald

Primal Health Coach: Stephanie Dodier has a non-diet approach to health.

Media, Schmedia

Nestle admits the obvious.

Interesting Blog Posts

The case for ditching daylight savings.

The link between high altitude living and longevity.

Social Notes

Old Ireland.

Protein intake and kidney health: not what it might seem at first glance.

everything else

New mouthguard tracks head hits in contact sports.

A tale as old as time: eggs are good.

Were all those “vaping-induced lung injuries” back in 2019 actually caused by undiagnosed COVID?

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Important point many misses: Devices are designed to guide and hone your intuition.

One does wonder: Does meditation actually provide benefits?

Reminder: Este is what the “experts” want you to eat to save the world and your health.

Interesting claim: That artificial intelligence will make humans more important in war, not less.

Simple relationship: More dietary and plasma magnesium, lower blood glucose.

Question I’m Asking

Does meditation work for you?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 12 – Mar 18)

Comment-of-the-Week

“I’m so glad you wrote about the importance of not neglecting friendships. I have been meaning to contact a long-time friend that I haven’t seen in years. We had chatted last fall, and it’s been months since I last texted her. But your post by Ella motivated me to send her a quick message, and now we have a lunch date planned for next week! It’s all too easy to let weeks turn into months turn into years. Thank you, Mark.”

-Be like Daniela.

Keto Meal Plan


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 of him 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 Blueprintwhich 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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