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5 inflammation-fighting food swaps

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Inflammation can be a beneficial sign that the body’s immune system is fighting an infection, but it can also linger over time, damaging the body. There is evidence that eating a diet heavy in foods that promote inflammation can increase the risk for certain health problems, and also that a healthy diet can reduce inflammation.

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Weekly Health Quiz: Surveillance, Propaganda and Masks

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1 Postmarketing surveillance data are:

Not a sufficient or appropriate substitute for randomized placebo-controlled safety trials
Postmarketing surveillance data is not a sufficient substitute for randomized placebo-controlled safety trials, e…

The Rise of Utilitarian Extremism, and How to Recognize It

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In an April 29, 2021, opinion piece published by Newsday,1 Arthur Caplan and Dorit Reiss, Ph.D., argue for the implementation of vaccine passports as a strategy to regain our freedom to travel and the “safe” reopening of schools and businesses.
Caplan…

5 Foods to Help Fight Seasonal Allergies

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As the weather warms and trees and grasses begin to bloom, the challenges of seasonal allergies also rise. The condition is called allergic rhinitis or hay fever and affects 19.2 million U.S. adults and 5.2 million children.1 Many doctors lean heavily …

Simple Steps to Help Prevent Metastatic Tumors

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Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts
This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here.

In this interview, Susan Wadia-Ells, Ph.D., disc…

US Citizens Have a New Weapon in Their Fight for Freedom

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Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts
This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here.

Naomi Wolf, a former adviser to the Clinton ad…

How to Buy and Cook the Perfect Steak

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Crisp and caramelized on the outside, but never burnt. A first bite that melts in your mouth as the savory, perfectly seasoned flavor of beef hits your palate. The rich, smoky aroma of animal fat dripping onto an open fire. That, my friends, is a perfect steak. You don’t have to make reservations at an expensive steakhouse to reach this sort of steak nirvana. It can be yours any night of week in your own kitchen by following a few simple and painless steps. Navigating the Meat Case First things first – you’ve got to buy the steak. To understand the meat case at a butcher shop, you must first understand your cuts of meat. Close your eyes and visualize standing in a field while looking at the side of a cow or steer. The first cut of meat behind the head is the shoulder, known in butchery terms as the chuck. Although flavorful, the often-used shoulder muscle is mostly tough and full of connective tissue. The meat from this section of a cow is less expensive and primarily used for slow-cooked roasts. However, if you’re looking for a bargain, a top blade steak, also called a flatiron, is a flavorful, fairly tender chuck steak to throw on the grill. Next in the line-up, anatomically speaking, are the portions of a cow that butchers call the rib, short loin and sirloin. The meat from this top, middle area of the cow is the most tender, since the muscles move the least during a cow’s life (as compared to the shoulder, hind end and shank). From these three larger cuts come most of the steaks you see at the market. Rib or Ribeye Steaks Rib steaks are basically a prime rib roast cut into portions, with or without the bone. The Difference Between a Rib Steak and a Ribeye Steak A rib steak has the bone attached, but the more popular ribeye steak has had the bone removed. The ribeye is also sold as a Spencer steak in the western U.S., and Delmonico steak in the East. Rib steaks usually have large pockets of fat, which add flavor and give the steak a moist, juicy texture. Short Loin Steaks Short loin steaks are cut from the area below the backbone. There, you’ll find tenderloin or filet mignon, strip steak, New York strip, porterhouse, and others.  is home to some of the most tender and popular cuts of beef, such as the Tenderloin, Strip Steak, T-Bone and Porterhouse Steaks. Loin cuts are great prepared on the grill or under a broiler. Which Short Loin Steak Is Best? Some people find a long, narrow and slightly triangular top loin steak to be less tender than a rib eye and miss the extra ripples of fat. Others think a top loin steak has just the right balance of flavor and tenderness, without being too fatty. When it has a bone, a top loin steak is known as a shell steak. When the bone is … Continue reading “How to Buy and Cook the Perfect Steak”

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Aussie Journalist Probes SARS-CoV-2 Origin

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“Where did the deadly virus that shut down the world come from?” Liz Hayes asks in an April 14, 2021, episode of “60 Minutes Australia: Under Investigation.”1 “It’s one of the greatest mysteries we’ve ever faced.”
Did it evolve in a bat-infested coppe…

Seven Reasons You Should Drink Moringa Tea

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Moringa is a tree native to India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.1 There are several different species, but the most common and widely consumed is Moringa oleifera. This is sometimes referred to as “the miracle tree.” It is also called the “tree…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 129

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Research of the Week
The human cerebellum stands out.

Postprandial glucose dips predict subsequent appetite.

Probiotics seem to help against COVID.

A study into set and setting in a Brazilian ayahuasca church.

Humans attribute more moral standing to animals they deem beautiful.

Feeding a Western diet to mother rats increases omega-6 content and lowers MCT and saturated fat content of the milk.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 489: Autumn Fladmo Smith: Host Elle Russ chats with Autumn Fladmo Smith, who used paleo to resolve IBS and anxiety and eventually go on to found Wild Pastures and Paleo Valley.

Episode 490: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi — The Fit Father Proejct: Host Brad Kearns chats with Dr. Anthony Balduzzi about fit fatherhood.

Health Coach Radio: Erin and Laura chat with Debora Wayne about the fact that everything is energy.
Media, Schmedia
Nature is healing.
Interesting Blog Posts
Encounter with a buffalo.

Where did COVID come from?
Social Notes
Alert.

Truth.
Everything Else
Never thought I’d see this: the genetics of psychic ability.

Nutrient gaps in complementary feeding in East Africa, Southern Africa, and South Asia.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Interesting effect: A single shot of testosterone increases attraction to novelty.

This is why I eat chicken tikka masala postworkout: Curcumin for DOMS.

He’s right, you know: Do not dwell. Act!

We need more wild horses: They dig wells.

Interesting study: Fossil apes and human evolution.
Question I’m Asking
Are you dwelling or are you acting?
Recipe Corner

People don’t grill enough carrots.
Paleo Jamaican brown stew.

Time Capsule
One year ago (May 1 – May 7)

No Equipment at Home Arm Workout (12 Minute EMOM with Video) — No excuses.
Floor Sitting: Do You Spend Enough Time on the Ground? — Well, do you?

Comment of the Week
“Myths are the poetic, archetypal, yes Paleo/Primal foundation of Sapien consciousness. Please reconsider using myth as a synonym for false belief.”

-Good point, Chris.

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Is IBD an underrecognized health problem in minority groups?

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a treatable condition once considered a disease that largely affects people who are white, although in recent years it has been diagnosed more often in other racial and ethnic groups, in the US and around the world. Recognizing this condition early can make a difference in care and quality of life.

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Health Experts Admit Outdoor Mask Wearing Is Ridiculous

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After a year of questionable advice on masking, ranging from head-scratching and mildly amusing to outright laughable — such as Spain mandating use of face masks while swimming in the ocean — health experts who counter the prevailing narrative on u…

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