Research of the Week
For women, the smell of a newborn triggers a dopamine rush in brain reward centers.
Resistance training for older adults: a position statement.
Early hominids breast fed as long as six years.
If you eat a standard American diet, nuts may help your nuts.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 359: Daniel J. Siegel MD: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Daniel J. Siegel about the power of mindful awareness.
Episode 360: Dr. Tommy Wood Setting Us Straight on Carnivore, Plant-Based, Testosterone, and the Quantified Self Movement: Host Brad Kearns chats with Dr. Tommy Wood.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 19: Hosts Erin and Laura chat with Michelle Pfenninghaus about the importance of treating your business like a business.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.
Interesting Blog Posts
How one man changed his blood lipids by adding in some targeted carbohydrate (while staying ketogenic).
Dean Brennan’s story.
The importance of harmony.
The Saudi Crown Prince’s vision of the future (involves robot Blood Sport competitions).
Will exogenous ketones be banned at the Tour de France?
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Blog post I enjoyed: The one discussing what we know about Neu5Gc and heart disease in humans.
Article I found relevant: How to prevent and treat heat stroke.
Tick story I found terrible: Ticks successfully kill a cow by exsanguination.
This is a powerful story: The new human story.
Question I’m Asking
How important has social connection been in your life and health?
One year ago (Jul 21 – Jul 27)
Comment of the Week
“You know, I feel like I’ve heard a lot of sneering about dynamic tension. It’s nice to know those comic book ads from the 70s were right.”
– I attribute a lot of my success in life to the pair of X-ray specs I bought out the back of a Spiderman comic, Ion Freeman (itself a great comic book name).