As NPR reports , your lifestyle behaviors may not only affect your gene expression. They may alter your children’s, too.
Author Leo Babauta of Zen Habits just launched his new book, Focus . For those looking to simplify the chaos in their lives, Leo has aptly dubbed his new book a “simplicity manifesto.” You can get it free as a download, or you can buy an upgraded version including some goodies like how-to videos (love the title “How to Single Task”) and interviews with the likes of Seth Godin .
I occasionally feature some parkour action here. This week you get dog parkour .
My good buddy and former professional triathlete Brad Kearns was recently interviewed on Matt Metzgar’s site. It’s a great read for folks who are Primal but still like to run .
For folks who enjoyed Wednesday’s post on doctor payouts from pharmaceutical companies , here’s an excellent interview with Ray Moynihan on a different marketing tactic Big Pharma uses: Promoting the disorder to promote the treatment .
And finally, zonk yourself out , man.
- Food Renegade makes wild boar and venison chili . And yes, I’m incredibly jealous of anyone who can make this (sans beans ;)).
- I wouldn’t suggest eating these every day, but when you need to feed your 20, the Food Lovers’ Primal Palate offers up dark chocolate almond butter bites .
One year ago (October 17 – 23)
- How to Maintain Muscle While Losing Weight  – Because you want to be toned, not skinny-fat.
- Bodyweight Exercises and Injury Prevention  – This post includes a great rundown of what a good week of fitness looks like.
Comment of the Week
An email from a reader…
Curious observation. I keep a pretty close watch on my finances. I thought about looking at the difference between my dining expenses and grocery expenses. I started getting serious about my health/workouts in 10/09, and I started the blueprint around Feb 10. Outside of a few spikes, it’s a pretty clear divergence. . .