Weekly Link Love — Edition 1

Research of the Week Keto enhances fat loss without compromising performance in powerlifters and Olympic weightlifters. Space travel compresses the brain, and the effects linger for months after returning planetside. The shape and size of birth canals differ by population. Youngsters with type 1 diabetes tend to have gut biomes that are low in the […]

How to Navigate and Actually Help Your Teen

The senior year countdown to college brings out parents’ worries and fears alongside teens’ own anxieties and self-doubt. During this time of escalating pressure and stress in families, parents can fall into common traps that defeat their intention to help and interfere with teens developing capacities that are the foundation for succeeding once they’re at […]

Japanese scientists isolated 17 metabolites from an endangered tropical plant species, including a novel compound that showed growth inhibitory effects against human tumor cell lines (including breast, leukemia, melanoma, ovary, prostate). 90% of rainforest plants have still not been investigated. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the first, fifth and last paragraphs of the linked academic press release here : A Japan-based research team led by Kanazawa University has isolated 17 secondary metabolites, including three novel compounds from the valuable endangered tropical plant species Alangium longiflorum. A newly isolated compound, […]

Where’s the Recipe???

Hey all, I know some of you are stopping in this morning wondering where the usual recipe is. Where’s the beef marrow? Where’s the sweet meats? Where’s the roasted veggies. Fear not. The team and I will be bringing you the same Primal fare as always, but we’re in the midst of adjusting our publishing […]

Cancer prevention – the East Midlands Approach

“Prevention is better than cure” is a common phrase that applies very well to cancer. A proportion of people with cancer can be cured although this often requires early detection, which is a big challenge in itself. One of the largest reductions in cancer deaths has resulted from a prevention strategy – for example a […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 26 October 2018

Dear everyone To say good health is not equally enjoyed is not new and the latest report of the Global Burden of Disease study, published this week in The Lancet, speaks again to this. Premature mortality is twice as high in the most deprived areas compared to the most affluent, meaning people living in Blackpool […]

Oxidative Priority: Dietary Fuels To the Body

Today’s guest post is generously offered up by Craig Emmerich, husband to—and co-author with—the queen of keto herself, Maria Emmerich. Enjoy! When we consume macro nutrients, our bodies go through a priority for dealing with them. This priority can be very useful in understanding how our bodies work and how to leverage it for losing […]