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Weekend Link Love
Posted By Mark Sisson On July 3, 2011 @ 5:00 am In Health | 27 Comments
A study  found that TV food advertisements increase kids’ preference for unhealthy processed junk food. Okay, but those are just dumb kids. Advertising doesn’t work on you, right?
Well, advertisers are certainly doing something right: 25% of Americans’ calories now come from snacks  (and they aren’t marketing steaks, eggs, and fresh greens). I think when something makes up a quarter of your calories, it no longer qualifies as a snack.
Here’s more evidence  that bigger, less frequent meals (maybe with a bit of intermittent fasting) are a better choice for most people.
Kelly Starrett visits Google  and addresses the sitting issue.
What does your walk  say about your health?
Speaking of which, more and more evidence accumulates  for the benefits of moving frequently at a slow pace.
Some nice thoughts  on the emergence of meditation as a response to the tumult of relatively modern life (in India, 500 BCE), from Wildness and Wonder.
One year ago (June 27 – July 3)
I wonder if Grok asked the sabre-toothed tiger to wait until he’d done his stretching and warm-up exercises?
- Comment from Stevemidd on Are Stretching and Warmups Overrated?
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 Primal Blueprint 101: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-blueprint-101/
 Grok: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/about-2/who-is-grok/
 prehistoric remains of a cookout: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43550254/ns/technology_and_science-science
 study: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110630112640.htm
 now come from snacks: http://www.livescience.com/14769-snacking-calories-increase.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Livesciencecom+(LiveScience.com+Science+Headline+Feed)
 more evidence: http://recomp.com/blogma/2011/06/increase-in-number-of-eating-occasions-more-than-increases-in-food-portion-sizes-or-energy-density-per-meal-responsible-for-increased-energy-intake-at-the-population-level/
 visits Google: http://conditioningresearch.blogspot.com/2011/06/sittingkelly-starrett-at-google.html
 your walk: http://www.clickondetroit.com/health/28367492/detail.html
 evidence accumulates: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110628113141.htm
 nice thoughts: http://www.wildnessandwonder.com/2011/06/downtime-for-the-brain/
 Evolution of Man: The Sequel: http://zero-drop.com/?p=2424
 makes carnitas.: http://stuffimakemyhusband.blogspot.com/2011/06/slow-cooked-carnitas.html
 how to brine meat: http://purelyprimal.com/2011/06/28/secrets-brining-meat/
 Testosterone: Not So Manly After All?: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/testosterone-women/
 Does It Matter How Grok Slept?: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/sleep-posture/
 Primal Blueprint Quick & Easy Meals: http://primalblueprint.com/products/Primal-Blueprint-Quick-%26-Easy-Meals.html
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