New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 128
Research of the Week
In women, taking vitamins, probiotics, vitamin D, and omega-3s seems to reduce the risk of COVID infections.
Women who use combined oral contraceptives tend to have higher levels of oxidative stress and CRP.
Human laughter may have evolved from apes panting during play.
A recent review of the evidence finds that the introduction of ivermectin reduces COVID morbidity.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 487: Brad Kearns: Host Elle Russ chats with our other host Brad Kearns about the new book he and I wrote together, Two Meals a Day.
Episode 488: Luke Tyburski: Host Brad Kearns chats with Luke Tyburski, former pro soccer player turned extreme endurance athlete turned mental health coach.
Health Coach Radio: Erin and Laura chat with Mario Tomic about his journey to success.
Interesting Blog Posts
Both Korean college students and Tsimane foragers have similar resting metabolic rates, high starch diets, and high-saturated fat body fat.
Don’t mess around with concussions.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I’m all for this if it works: Robot weeder that uses lasers to kill weeds.
This is mastery (and a great story): How Andre Agassi learned to read Boris Becker’s serves.
Sometimes I see the appeal: Italian man living alone on an island off Sardinia is leaving after 32 years.
Is it time?: To end outdoor mask mandates.
Interesting article: Is drinking actually healthy?
Question I’m Asking
Would you live alone on an island?
One year ago (Apr 24 – Apr 30)
Comment of the Week
Your timing is impeccable. This week the performance period (week 14) of training for IRON MAN CDA began. Saturday ended with me in the back of an ambulance after a long bike/run day. I passed out, hit my head on the flagstones and was out cold for several minutes. Several tests indicate I have a low blood pressure condition following strenuous endurance activity. I had my pity party and I am now looking for my next adventure. I have several IM’s and I love Triathlon with a passion.ng outward brain expansion in the absence of constraining chewing muscles bound to the sagittal crests) … made us who we are today.”
-Sorry to hear, Lima Whiskey. All the best.