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1 Oct

The Best of Mark’s Daily Apple: September 2008

Interview with Jimmy Moore – Sep. 4

Dear Mark: Is Flax Bad? – Sep. 7

Fox News: Best Way to Lose Weight? – Sep. 8

10 Primal Meals in 15 Minutes or Less – Sep. 9

Going Grubby: The Primal Benefits of Dirt, Dust and Dishevelment – Sep. 10

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30 Sep

Make Your Own Primal Energy Bars in 10 Easy Steps

Energy BarsYou know the drill. You slept late, your son misplaced his lunchbox, the cat threw up in the flowers. You’re already 10 minutes late for work and there’s nary a minute to scarf down a breakfast, let alone one that a caveman would approve of!

Enter the protein bar – it’s individually packaged, it’s relatively affordable, and you can easily eat it in the car while you’re doing your hair in the rear view mirror and practicing your presentation for later this afternoon – in essence, it’s the ultimate grab-and-go food.

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29 Sep

Dear Mark: To Tea or Not to Tea?

Dear Mark,

Do the benefits of tea outweigh its negatives (caffeine, teeth staining, etc.)? Is tea a worthy substitute to a glass of water? If so, how many times a week should one drink tea?

Given our big fall theme the last week or so, I thought this was an especially timely question. The truth is it’s nice to kick back at night with something warm (even in California) once Autumn hits. Call it nostalgia if you will.

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28 Sep

Weekend Link Love – Edition 17

I Look Like Fit gives step by step instructions on how to get a comprehensive workout in with no gym equipment in sight.

Zen Habits provides 10 unbeatable tips to overcoming micro-addictions.

You may be feeling the financial pinch, but your workout certainly doesn’t have to. Blogger 60 in 3 tells you how to score some serious bargains on everything you need for fitness.

Thinking of ditching the gym in favor of home workouts? Burning the Scale gives you a shopping list (and a few handy tips!) to get started.

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27 Sep

Sports Fans, Fish Eyes and Dental Hygiene

Ah, yes. Another mishmash of random yet relevant contemporary science news updates is upon us. This week’s offering includes news that engaging in sports (or even just being a fan) can improve one’s mental faculties; that though a diet rich in oily fish is supremely beneficial to your overall health, just a once-a-week fishy fix can protect your eyesight in old age; and that a link between gum disease and heart disease has been established. Interesting enough, but how do these studies relate to – or even support – the Primal Blueprint? Read on to find out.

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