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Archive for the ‘ Weekend Link Love ’ Category

1 Mar

Weekend Link Love – Edition 337

The LA Times profiled some guy named “Mark Sisson” and something called “Primal living”. Research of the Week The more tofu they eat, the worse community-dwelling elderly Chinese perform on tests of cognitive function. In addition to killing gut bacteria, antibiotics also have the potential to destroy intestinal cells and damage mitochondria. Among Finnish men, […]

22 Feb

Weekend Link Love – Edition 336

Primal Kitchen™ Mayo officially launched this week! You can get single jars at Thrive Market. Register for an account at Thrive Market using this link and you’ll be entered to win a $500 gift certificate and 1 of 20 annual memberships ($60 value). Offer expires Wednesday, Feb. 25. Or you can order 3-packs from PrimalBlueprint.com. […]

15 Feb

Weekend Link Love – Edition 335

PrimalCon Oxnard 2015 is gearing up to be a fantastic extended weekend of Primal play, learning, delicious food, and community. Grab your tickets soon! Research of the Week Exercise-induced hyponatremia isn’t caused by a deficiency of sodium-rich sports drinks, but by overhydration. Drink when thirsty, folks. Plant-rich Paleo-type meals dramatically increase satiety. Oranges contain far […]

8 Feb

Weekend Link Love – Edition 334

Research of the Week Plastic exposure is linked to earlier menopause. Obese women vigorously exercise for an hour a year. Obese men, 3.6 hours. Cause, effect, or both? Either way, it’s a sad state of affairs. Kids who are free to explore the neighborhood and play without adult supervision are healthier than children raised under the […]

1 Feb

Weekend Link Love – Edition 333

Hey, everyone. The 10th Annual People’s Podcast Awards are underway, and they’re taking votes now. I’d really appreciate it if you hopped on over and gave us a vote in a category or three. Thanks! Research of the Week Oral dosing of a supplement containing the probiotic L. rhamnosus and some peanut protein led to complete resolution of allergy […]

25 Jan

Weekend Link Love – Edition 332

Portland and surrounding environs! The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar is almost at your doorstep. Come join us on Thursday, January 29. Due to popular demand, blog posts will now be going up at 5 AM Pacific Standard Time. If you’re at all interested in the way diet and lifestyle can impact your risk of Alzheimer’s (and […]

18 Jan

Weekend Link Love – Edition 331

Portland and surrounding environs! The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar is coming your way on Thursday, January 29. Research of the Week Checking your email too frequently increases stress (and it doesn’t even really help us work any better). Good long naps help babies (and, maybe, larger humans) solidify what they’ve just learned. “Those who sleep after […]

11 Jan

Weekend Link Love – Edition 330

This year’s annual 21-Day Challenge begins tomorrow (Jan. 12-Feb. 1). Get the free app by then to join in. And check out the 21-Day Transformation Program packages available to you. According to Greatist, I’m one of the top 100 most influential health and fitness people. Cool. Portland and surrounding environs! The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar […]

4 Jan

Weekend Link Love – Edition 329

There are only 3 days left to enter to win a free jar of Primal Kitchen™ Mayo! You can enter as many times as you like until the sweepstakes comes to a close. Learn more about Primal mayo and enter at the bottom of this blog post. Are you trying to lose weight? Check out […]

28 Dec

Weekend Link Love – Edition 328

There are only 10 days left to enter to win a free jar of Primal Kitchen™ Mayo! You can enter as many times as you like until the sweepstakes comes to a close. Learn more about Primal mayo and enter at the bottom of this blog post. Research of the Week In a middle-aged Japanese population, […]

21 Dec

Weekend Link Love – Edition 327

I was on the Paleo Magazine Radio podcast to talk about some extremely important aspects of a healthy lifestyle (and they don’t include diet). My appearance on The Chalene Show podcast, where Chalene and I discussed my history and I broke down the Primal Blueprint, is now live. Go give a listen. I also appeared on […]

14 Dec

Weekend Link Love – Edition 326

Chef Rachel Albert, Healthy Cooking Coach and dear personal friend, has been battling stage IV metastatic breast cancer for three years. She has one small spot left to clear up, but her treatment has hit her pretty hard financially and she’s asking for your help. If you can spare anything, it would mean a lot […]

7 Dec

Weekend Link Love – Edition 325

Tuesday’s the last day to get in on the chance to win $500 worth of Primal foods from Thrive Market. Enter to win here! The introductory price for the Primal Blueprint Expert Certification expires on Dec. 15. If you’ve been thinking about furthering your Primal knowledge and becoming certified I’d encourage you to do it […]

30 Nov

Weekend Link Love – Edition 324

My interview with Focal Upright, makers of the best standup workstations in the industry. Research of the Week The morbidly obese have “accelerated intestinal glucose absorption.” A bunch of obesity researchers come out hard against the usefulness of “calories in, calories out.” New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 44: Interview with Mark Allen – Triathlon Legend, […]

23 Nov

Weekend Link Love – Edition 323

Research of the Week KStarr was right about “text neck”: looking down at your phone as you text is like hanging a 60 pound kettlebell from your forehead. Full study here. The more choline you eat, the lower your risk of fatty liver disease (at least, if you’re a Chinese woman of normal weight). Yeah, you […]

16 Nov

Weekend Link Love – Edition 322

Research of the Week In Taekwondo athletes, a ketogenic diet improved physical performance (PDF). Using a foam roller reduces arterial stiffness and improves endothelial function. Playing action video games may improve general learning capacity, not just game-specific learning performance. Ginger is probably effective for patients with osteoarthritis. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 42: Ask the Primal Doctor – […]

9 Nov

Weekend Link Love – Edition 321

I hung out with Joel Zaslofsky on his Smart and Simple Matters podcast the other day. We had a great chat that I think you’ll love to hear, so go listen. Steve Marsh is an organic farmer from Australia who lost his organic certification after his fields were contaminated and infiltrated by GMO crops from […]

2 Nov

Weekend Link Love – Edition 320

Research of the Week Paleo and Mediterranean diets are associated with equally low risks for colon cancer. Feeding meat as a complementary food to breast-fed infants increases growth, but not body fat. A deleterious genetic variant normally associated with hypoketotic hypoglycemia and high infant mortality is extremely common among Arctic populations who traditionally consumed a […]

26 Oct

Weekend Link Love – Edition 319

We’ve got a cool new tool on Mark’s Daily Apple that you might find handy. Check it out. Death By Food Pyramid, Denise Minger’s exposé of the shady science of nutrition in this country, is now available in audiobook format on Amazon and Audible. I had a great chat with Tom Woods on the Tom […]

19 Oct

Weekend Link Love – Edition 318

We’ve got three Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminars coming up: In NYC on November 1; Richmond, VA on November 15; and West Bloomfield, MI, also on November 15. Kickstart your Primal lifestyle – or give someone else the gift of a lifetime! Research of the Week Eating disorders may have a gut bacterial origin. Biomarkers of […]

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