Weekend Link Love — Edition 516

Research of the Week Sugar may alter collagen synthesis in the joints, increasing the risk of osteoarthritis. Homo erectus: “YOLO!!” US pollution levels have dropped dramatically. More religious parents, fewer suicidal thoughts. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 269: Haley Morris: Host Elle Russ chats with Haley Morris, a Primal Health Coach and Life Coach. Each […]

Madness in Motion

“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.” – Isaac Newton Schizophrenia is madness in motion. When I am psychotic — when I see and hear things others do not — it seems as though the buzz of atoms, the molecular bonds that hold things together, reveal themselves as tiny […]

It Took Me Under a Year To Lose 100 Pounds

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

What Is Affect or Emotion Dysregulation?

In research, clinical and therapeutic settings, we sometimes use the term Affect Dysregulation. Affect is the clinical term that is used to describe emotions and feelings. Many practitioners also use the term Emotion Dysregulation. Essentially, Affect Dysregulation and Emotion Dysregulation are interchangeable terms in the psychiatric literature. What is Affect/Emotion Dysregulation? Emotion Dysregulation may be […]

Health Matters: Addressing health inequalities in the East Midlands

Health inequalities are a social justice issue, and the challenge of addressing them is core to public health practice. In England, people living in the least deprived areas of the country live around 20 years longer in good health than those living in the most deprived areas. Reducing health inequalities means giving everyone the same […]

Alcohol While Keto? | Mark’s Daily Apple

People like to get healthy, burn body fat, increase their aerobic capacity, and improve their cognitive function. The ketogenic diet is an excellent way to obtain those outcomes, which partially explains its meteoric rise in popularity. But people also like to drink alcohol. You might say it’s a toxin—I wouldn’t disagree. You might say we’d […]

Drug misuse deaths fall but still remain too high

The ONS has published the latest figures for drug-related deaths in England and Wales, covering all deaths registered in 2017. It reports that there were 3,756 deaths last year due to drug poisonings – the highest since records began. This includes poisonings from both legal medicinal drugs (accidents and suicides) as well as deaths from […]