New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 197
Research of the Week
Preliminary evidence that long COVID might be psychological in nature, and that the physical symptoms can be alleviated or even cured by therapy. Great news.
Unprocessed red meat vindicated, again.
How caffeine affects mitochondrial biogenesis.
Micronutrient deficiencies are still widespread and affect primarily children and fertile women.
Dad’s stress levels seem to affect children’s development.
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: Mindful Weight Loss with Lucia Hawley
Top Manchester United soccer player has a familiar diet.
“Best Before” labels, of dubious utility, are responsible for a huge amount of waste.
Interesting Blog Posts
The story of the carnivore who ate potatoes.
Just what are fungi doing in tumors?
10 hour eating windows work for overweight women.
Snow crab season is canceled.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Gee I don’t know: Why do so many health influencers talk about seed oils now?
Awesome to see: The Department of Defense grants millions to study ketones in the military.
Interesting research: Early bedtimes may lead to better metabolic health.
Nature is healing: Britain falls back in love with butter.
More circadian food timing research: Eating more calories in the morning is associated with less subjective hunger than eating more at night.
Question I’m Asking
When do you go to bed?
One year ago (Oct 1 – Oct 14)
Comment of the Week
“Thank you for your comments regarding sex segregation in sports. As a father of 4 daughters who have competed at high levels in different sports and as a previous doctor for the us spseedskating programs, i would like to advise some thoughtful caution Female sports in the USA are thriving due to 40 years of mandated “equal access.” Gaps in performance between male and female in many sports are narrowing, especially endurance sports. However, testosterone (and other) intrinsic differences in hormone levels make for an uneven playing field. Female athletes and their families work just as hard, sacrifice just as much as male athletes to achieve their competition goals. We need to be very careful about eliminating fairness for the many to make it fairer for the few. Perhaps with more time and sport evolution, gender requirements can be fairly dispensed with. But not quite yet..”
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