Research of the Week
Spin classes: good for your fitness, bad for your ears.
Merging academics with physical activity boosts both without sacrificing either.
In older adults, “negative wealth shocks” increase all-cause mortality.
A packed schedule kills productivity.
Keto-related changes to the gut biome mediate the reduction in seizure activity.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 249: Wendy Myers: Host Elle Russ chats with Wendy Myers about the truth behind detox.
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Interesting Blog Posts
Yes, you can still have bacon.
It’s hard to fathom the psychological toll of long-term space travel.
Bakeries, candy shops receive bomb threats. Sugar cane plantation workers found beheaded. Unilever exec found smothered in canola oil-based margarine. Will nothing stop these keto-paleo zealots?
Pullups are useful.
How mental “deficits” can actually become strengths.
Britain gets CAFOs.
Seattle mussels test positive for opioids.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I agree with this list: 13 health experts to help you live better and more creatively.
I’m entirely unsurprised: Turns out that overfeeding butter and coconut oil to the tune of 1000 extra calories is not a good treatment for fatty liver. Go figure.
Concept I’m pondering: Are dreams real? Does the distinction actually matter?
I’m even entirelyer unsurprised: Incentives matter.
I’m skeptical of the distinction made: Cheap bread, expensive bread—it’s all bread.
One year ago (May 27– Jun 2)
Comment of the Week
“Sure, but now you have to carry a copy of that study around with you to show you mean it from a purely scientific perspective.”
– That’s good advice, Joanne.
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