New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 245

Research of the week

Melatonin improves platelet aggregation (clumping) in healthy individuals. less in type 2 diabetics.

Long-duration space flights induce depression and cognitive decline in astronauts.

Black seed oil appears to protect against Tylenol liver poisoning.

Collagen improves performance in endurance races.

High triglycerides and blood glucose, lower cognitive function.

New primary cooking podcasts

Primary Cooking Podcast: The benefits of medical marijuana and psychedelics

Primary Health Coach Radio: Annette Verpillot

Media, Schmedia

Cells or food?

Interesting blog posts

Human height in prehistoric Europe.

Social notes

There are no excuses.

Everything else

Calcium supplements may increase the risk of cramps in older women; magnesium lotion helps solve the problem.

Despite chronic heavy sun exposure, there is no skin cancer among the Wayuu people.

Inflammation surpasses LDL in predictive power.

Things I’m doing that interest me

Reminder: Seed oil metabolites are linked to almost all diseases..

Be careful: Let your optimism be realistic..

Interesting: Money makes happiness easier to achieve.

Food wins: Oysters correct anemia.

Every time: After a stroke, magnesium protects against mortality.

Question what am I doing?

What makes you happy?

Recipe corner

Time capsule

One year ago (November 4 – November 10)

Comment of the week

“Leptin, schleptin. My biggest bouts of “overeating” have occurred around the family table during holiday meals. The benefits have less to do with weight gain or loss, more to do with community and fun. Blood sugar spikes aside, I will never regret second slices of my mother’s apple pie.

-I think it’s both!


About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather of the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His last book is Keto for life, where he discusses how he combines the ketogenic diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is also the author of many other books, including The primary modelwhich is credited with fueling the growth of the primal/paleo movement in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating people about why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal well-being, Mark launched Primordial Kitchena real food company creating Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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