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Weekend Link Love – Edition 120

Posted By Mark Sisson On December 5, 2010 @ 5:00 am In Weekend Link Love | 46 Comments

You may have heard about the incoming report that high levels of vitamin D supplementation is unnecessary [7]. I’d suggest reading Heart Scan Blog‘s version of what the Institute of Medicine should have said [8]. And for those of you who still think D is a good idea, check out this handy infographic on vitamin D [9].

GrinchHabits? No, Leo Babauta’s blog is called Zen Habits, but he displays all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile with his post, The Case Against Buying Christmas Presents [10]. What say you, readers?

Is world health steamrolling toward a calories-per-dollar bottom line? Free the Animal asks the question, “For Paleo to go mainstream, must it be price competitive? [11]

TED (now in Chicago) has another great video this week featuring Jason Fried on why work doesn’t happen at work [12].

Quail is Primal. But how about quail for an entire month? Here’s an interesting find from Snopes about the impossible-to-win 30-days-of-quail bet [13].

EasyTone shoes are one thing, but EasyTone flip flops, pants, and sports bras [14]? Reebok is trying to turn you into a human rubber band!

And finally, sacrilicious [15]?

Recipe Corner

  • Have a chorizo burger [16], courtesy of Health-Bent.
  • Should you eat cake on your birthday? The Food Lover’s Primal Palate thinks so. Though, I have to make air quotes when I call this dark chocolate cake recipe [17] “Primal” as it it does call for an entire cup of maple syrup.

Time Capsule

One year ago (November 28 – December 4)

Comment of the Week

My dog Wesley is the opposite of a morning dog–the only thing that gets him up is the smell of bacon. But forget that evening walk, and he will stare a hole in my head. He’s totally committed to primal eating, but no fan of broccolini.

– Louise D from How to Use the Buddy Effect to Achieve Your Health Goals [20]

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[7] vitamin D supplementation is unnecessary: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/health/30vitamin.html

[8] Institute of Medicine should have said: http://heartscanblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-institute-of-medicine-should-have.html

[9] infographic on vitamin D: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2010/vitamin-d/

[10] The Case Against Buying Christmas Presents: http://zenhabits.net/bah/

[11] For Paleo to go mainstream, must it be price competitive?: http://freetheanimal.com/2010/11/budget-paleo.html

[12] why work doesn’t happen at work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XD2kNopsUs

[13] impossible-to-win 30-days-of-quail bet: http://www.snopes.com/food/ingredient/quail.asp

[14] EasyTone flip flops, pants, and sports bras: http://www.reebok.com/US/search?t=easytone&x=0&y=0&cm_mmc=google-_-Reebok_Easytone-_-EasyTone_Apparel-_-easy_tone_apparel

[15] sacrilicious: http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/01/meat-nativity/

[16] chorizo burger: http://www.health-bent.com/proteins/chorizo-burgers

[17] dark chocolate cake recipe: http://www.primal-palate.com/2010/11/happy-birthday-bill.html

[18] Marlboro to Introduce “Smoke Rite” 6 Cig Health Packs: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/marlboro-to-introduce-smoke-rite-6-cig-health-packs/

[19] In Vitro Meat: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/in-vitro-meat/

[20] How to Use the Buddy Effect to Achieve Your Health Goals: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/how-to-use-the-buddy-effect-to-achieve-your-health-goals/

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