Research of the Week
Blending blackberries and apples has a lower glycemic response than eating whole apples and blackberries, possibly due to the pulverized blackberry seeds.
Persian traders interbred with local East African women beginning in 1000 AD, and modern Swahili people are the result.
The state of food systems worldwide.
Stressed plants scream.
Centenarians possess a uniquely robust immune response that lasts well into old age.
New Primal Kitchen Podcasts
Primal Health Coach Radio: So Much More Than Just Eating Fat with Robin Switzer
Primal Kitchen Podcast: Author Ben Greenfield’s Unconventional Methods for Better Health and a Happy Marriage
Restoring brain’s mitochondria could slow aging and prevent dementia.
Amerindians had the horse much earlier than we thought.
Interesting Blog Posts
An evolutionary explanation for why exercise promotes longevity.
Chris Masterjohn’s most recent self-experiments.
How does metformin work?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Do you agree?: World’s best steak restaurants.
Interesting correlation: Higher ferritin (iron status), more visceral fat.
How could it be?: A drug that reduces LDL and increases HDL increases death rates.
Interesting idea: Dairy increases salt requirements in the context of carnivore?
It’s almost everything: Muscle.
Question I’m Asking
What’s the most important physical attribute to train, in your opinion?
One year ago (Mar 25 – Mar 31)
Comment of the Week
“I increased my protein to at least 100 grams to sometimes up to 150 and I lift heavier weights now. I’m 68 and I’ve definitely increased my muscle mass. Most older women do not eat enough protein. I lifted weights for years with not much progress until I increased protein.“
-It can all be so simple. Nice work.
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