Weekend Link Love — Edition 509

Research of the Week Medium chain triglycerides increase ketones and brain energy metabolism in Alzheimer’s patients. Got treatment-resistant cluster headaches? Try going keto for three months. Prestige boosts testosterone in men. Creatine improves cognition in healthy people. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 255: James Broderick: Host Elle Russ chats with James Broderick, a rewilding expert […]

Our children can no longer wait for action on obesity

Every parent wants the best for their children; for their life chances, their health and most of all their happiness. So when we think about the food families buy, we start with the firm understanding that parents want to do a good job. But this is not always easy.  How many parents have time to […]

Understanding and Managing Children’s Misbehavior

Let’s start with the most basic of basics: Children are dependent on us adults. They need our attention. Their survival depends on it. Adult concern and attention are required if they are to have shelter, food, safety and, yes, comfort. Wanting our attention is not a problem. Pulling for our attention is a child’s survival […]

Caffeine from four cups of coffee may protect the heart

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title and first paragraph of the linked academic press release here : Caffeine from four cups of coffee protects the heart with the help of mitochondria A new study now shows that caffeine promotes the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria, enhancing […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 22 June 2018

Dear everyone You will all have seen the very welcome news from the Prime Minister this week that a settlement has been agreed for the NHS over the next five years.  This is good news for patients and NHS colleagues because it provides a renewed financial certainty and an opportunity to accelerate the reforms to […]

How I Supplement For Training…And a Contest

This morning I shared how I’ve changed my approach to stress over the last couple of decades. For me, this meant first addressing the toll of my training. It’s how the Primal Blueprint, in fact, was born. In today’s feature and in this video (with my long-time friend and co-author, Brad Kearns), I talked about […]

The Possible Connection Between Childhood Obesity and Low IQ

Obesity is a global health burden, a serious risk factor for development of metabolic disorders, cardiovascular diseases and many other conditions. But some researchers believe that in addition to affecting physical health, obesity can damage the brain and compromise intelligence. Brain imaging studies have documented multiple structural and functional abnormalities in the brains of obese […]

Great American Campout, Worker Bee Trips, and a Contest!

On June 23rd, the world changes. Every RV, Subaru Outback, and pickup truck in every neighborhood across the country disappears from city limits. Expect the swoosh of fiberglass poles sliding through tent fabric to resound across the land and millions of campfires to produce enough smoke to block out the sun. Molted marshmallow flows will […]