Research of the Week
Intermittent fasting paired with resistance training maintains lean body mass and helps burn body fat.
Honey beats traditional cough and sore throat meds.
Breastmilk protects against coronavirus infection and replication.
Ancient hunter-gatherers likely had similar social organization as living hunter-gatherers.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 440: Jennifer Ludington: Host Elle Russ chats with Jennifer Ludington, a high performance mindset coach.
Episode 441: Brad Kearns Q&A: Host Brad Kearns answers your questions. Always fun.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 74: Laura and Erin chat with PJ Taei about the importance of bringing content online.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 75: Laura and Erin chat with Sam Miller about optimizing what you can control.
Interesting Blog Posts
FitBits predicting COVID-19 before symptoms show.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Term I liked: “Chrono-nutrition.”
That’s one way to do it: Scientists sequence the genes of an ancient wooly rhino whose meat they found in the stomach of an ancient dog.
Book that looks interesting: Ketones: The Fourth Fuel
Good piece on coffee: The drug that changed the world.
Horse eyes and bone hammers: These were a few of the Neanderthal’s favorite things.
Question I’m Asking
Would you work remotely forever if you could? Where would you live?
- Instant Pot summer Italian chicken: a good reason to bring out the pressure cooker this season.
- Chicken tagine, one of the better world dishes.
One year ago (Aug 15 – Aug 21)
- Recovery Workouts: Two Simple But Powerful Ways to Speed Fitness Recovery – Do these now.
- The Definitive Guide to Fish: Why and How to Eat It – How to do it.
Comment of the Week
“Mark, have you ever approached a lactating woman (other than your wife) and asked for a sip from the tap? No? Than I forgive you for not realizing one of the biggest ways that adult men drinking breast milk can be unsafe, unless you’re wearing battle armor.”
–Aaron speaks from experience here, folks.
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.