Research of the Week
Potatoes are more filling than rice or pasta.
The psychological stress response is greater in the morning than the evening.
Despite the absence of a cortex, crows and parrots rival apes in intelligence.
The American Psychological Association issues guidelines saying traditional masculinity is harmful.
“Sure, parents, too much time staring into a screen might be bad for your one-year old, but no screen time at all is even worse!”
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 303: Tanya Stewart: Host Elle Russ chats with former high-conflict litigator Tanya Stewart about putting people’s lives back together.
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Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline buys large stake in 23andMe, gaining access to genetic data.
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church warns against over-dependence on modern technology, worries about “slavery to smartphones.”
Interesting Blog Posts
I had a great chat with Dr. Shawn Baker and Zach Bitter on the Human Performance Outliers podcast.
Writer reflects on her Whole30 experience and gives “what I’d do differently” tips, including using the entire Primal Kitchen® line of products to cut down on sugar and improve enjoyability.
Interesting claims at an Indian science conference.
A federal judge in the Roundup/cancer trial has issued limits on the evidence plaintiffs can bring to bear against Monsanto.
That’s an interesting way to protest unhealthy fast food.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Interesting read: What someone learned wearing a continuous glucose monitor.
This sounds like a positive feat of genetic engineering (but I remain skeptical): Scientists “fix” photosynthesis.
I don’t know how (or why) parents these days do it: The relentlessness of modern parenting.
Book I’m excited to see: Erwan Le Corre’s The Practice of Natural Movement.
A nice glimpse into the minds of researchers: What scientists searched for in 2018.
Question I’m Asking
Are you comfortable with the current consumer-level genetic tests? Do privacy issues worry you?
One year ago (Jan 6 – Jan 12)
Comment of the Week
“I’ll consider Chipotle if they ditch seed oils and E. coli.”
– Agreed, Mantis. E. coli always struck me as an odd ingredient to include.