New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 121
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
“Animal integration is another important tool for managing farms that improve regenerative outcomes. The most regenerative cropping operations observed in this set of studies always integrated livestock (chickens, sheep, or cattle), and these farms also had the greatest biodiversity, soil health, water infiltration rates, and economic metrics.”
Keto may help Covid patients.
Good overview of the health downsides of ingesting foods fried in seed oils.
Both fasting and low-carb reduce liver fat.
Eliminating dairy cows would barely move the climate while having severe impacts on nutrient availability. Pointless and harmful.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 474: Melinda Wittstock: Host Elle Russ chats with Melinda Wittstock, serial entrepreneur and now CEO of Podopolo, a “gamified” podcast network.
Health Coach Radio: Michael Collins talks about the evolutionary wrong turn.
Interesting Blog Posts
Google hopes to disrupt college.
Well, how many?
Herzegovinian men get their height from their ancient pre-historic hunter genes.
The Neanderthal genomic region associated with protection against severe Covid.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
This looks bad: Proposed Colorado ballot initiative would criminalize many standard practices small local ranchers use and make meat drastically more expensive.
Cool new service: Own Your Labs.
This is unsurprising: Soil selenium and infection rates.
This is also unsurprising: Vegan diets and bone health.
What low-fat dietary advice triggers in the wild: You end up eating more sugar and more margarine.
Question I’m Asking
What’s your favorite natural fabric to wear?
One year ago (Mar 5 – Mar 11)
Comment of the Week
“This will sound weirder than “chicken foot broth”. I’m experimenting with mouth taping while I sleep. I just read “Breath” by James Nestor. It’s fascinating! My sleep has improved, my breathing has improved, and my overall health has improved. And BONUS- I no longer wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom.”
-Yes, mouth-taping is legit, Lisa. There’s no “weird” here.