New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 123
Hey folks! You may have noticed something a little different this Friday. Weekly Link Love is now our New and Noteworthy series. We’re following the same format that a lot of you have been reading for over a decade now: it’s a collection of interesting reads I found around the Internet over the week. Enjoy!
Research of the Week
Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 without infection is enough to generate protective T-cell memory.
Dim light increases West Nile Virus exposure in chickens.
Some early Native Americans were coppersmiths.
Cows should eat a little seaweed every day.
The Southern European Atlantic diet traditional to North Western Spain and Northern Portugal is linked to reduced all-cause mortality. Who knew traditional diets were healthy?
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 477: Wade Lightheart and Matt Gallant: Host Elle Russ chats with Wade and Matt about magnesium and digestion.
Episode 478: Mark Sisson: Host Brad Kearns chats with yours truly about some recent developments in my thinking on diet, fitness, and business.
Health Coach Radio: Parker Stevenson wants you to track the health of your business.
Some “experts” think we should dye meat blue to curb our “insatiable” demand for animal protein.
uBiome founders charged with fraud.
Interesting Blog Posts
Adulteration of elderberry products is a big issue.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
More unintended consequences: Average person gained 1.5 pounds per month during lockdown.
Important reminder: Why eating too much impairs thinking.
This will surprise some (but not me): Smaller farms have increased yields and more biodiversity than larger farms.
This is interesting: How musical training affects the adult brain.
Very cool: A map of Alexander the Great’s empire.
Question I’m Asking
How has your weight changed over the last year?
- Sheet pan recipes are great and highly efficient, including this sheet pan chicken stir fry.
- Skirt steaks are underrated. You have to cut them the right way or else they’re tough, but man is it rewarding.
One year ago (Mar 20 – Mar 26)
Comment of the Week
“Mark, I think what you said was:
‘If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life that he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.’
Henry David Thoreau”