New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 150



New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 150 1Research of the Week

Higher free PUFA in the blood, lower cognitive function.

London’s Black Cabbies have enlarged hippocampuses.

Low protein intakes make nighttime light exposure even more detrimental.

Essential oils show promise for improving mental health.

Those who laugh the most talking to a stranger enjoy the conversation least.


New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Episode 2: Personalize Your Diet with Microbiome Expert Dr. Tim Spector: Morgan talks to Dr. Tim Spector.

Health Coach Radio: Annie Schuessler thinks that perfectionism doesn’t lead to excellence, but rather to waiting.


Media, Schmedia

I think we can all relate.

FDA putting the clamps on salt intake.

Interesting Blog Posts

Yes, this is true.

Average guy vs 100 mph fastball.

Social Notes

My absolute non-negotiable.

It’s quite simple.

Everything Else

The mysterious Irish sweathouse.

Reminder that America is big.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

This slipped under the radar: The COVID spike protein bears remarkable resemblance to the human protein hepcidin, which regulates iron metabolism.

Interesting changes coming: Health care workers are quitting in droves.

Common finding: “Finally, the rate of all-cause mortality had started to diverge in favor of placebo after 2 years of follow-up.”

Interesting video: What is fat for?

Wait for it: My guess is this “cholesterol game-changer” will end up increasing mortality.

Question I’m Asking

Would you support a mandate for regular exercise?

Recipe Corner

  • Lemongrass pork skewers, Vietnam-style.
  • Squash is incredibly nutritious, and this acorn squash with yogurt tahini dressing is incredibly delicious.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 9 – Oct 15)

Comment of the Week

“I read “Sometimes a Great Notion” in the 70’s, promptly suspended college and worked in the woods for almost 2 years. Got a job with a small outfit in Happy Camp, CA and when they expanded, I worked with them hooking logs to the bottom of helicopters. The experience was transformational. The hard work ethic has kept me thriving all these years.”

-Fiction can be powerful!

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