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Weekend Link Love – Edition 215

Posted By Mark Sisson On November 11, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Weekend Link Love | 18 Comments

Research of the Week

“Absent the requirement to spend most available hours of the day feeding, the combination of newly freed time and a large number of brain neurons affordable on a cooked diet may thus have been a major positive driving force to the rapid increase in brain size in human evolution.” A new study [7] shows how cooked food allowed human brains to become, well, human.

How play and games can transform the work place (PDF [8]).

Interesting Blog Posts

Although I’m absolutely sure this will be of zero interest to all or most of my readers, I thought I’d mention Paul Jaminet‘s latest post on the optimal dosage of chocolate [9].

Peter at Hyperlipid discusses the latest failure [10] of the latest HDL-boosting drug.

Media, Schmedia

Writing for Mother Jones, Gary Taubes explains how the sugar industry kept scientists from asking tough (or even easy) questions [11] about the health effects of sugar on humans

If you have a few minutes, check out my recent interview [12] with author Tom Woods.

Everything Else

Pre-Made Paleo is driving an effort to serve 5000+ New Jersey residents in need after Hurricane Sandy. You can help by ordering relief meals here [13].

A new kind of tomato genetically modified to produce an HDL-mimicking peptide was shown [14] to reduce atherogenic plaque accumulation and inflammatory markers in mice. Assuming it does the same in people, would you eat it?

A journal of personal science [15]: in which a man determines how much salt he should eat.

Recipe Corner

  • Thanks to the massive bird, Thanksgiving fare starts out fairly Primal, but the sides can get really gluten-y and sugar-laden. Here are 10 paleo Thanksgiving sides [16] to make the job easier.
  • You know, if Hooters started carrying these (and held the breading), I might consider eating there: Buffalo pig tails [17].

Time Capsule

One year ago (November 11 – November 17)

Email of the Week

I can pretty much guarantee the comment of the week will come from this article. I’d be willing to bet it also uses the phrase “scrotal drooping.”

- How right you were, Steve [20].


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[7] study: http://www.pnas.org/content/109/45/18571.abstract

[8] PDF: http://www.journalofplay.org/sites/www.journalofplay.org/files/pdf-articles/5-1-interview-how-play-and-games-transform-the-culture-of-work.pdf

[9] optimal dosage of chocolate: http://perfecthealthdiet.com/2012/11/chocolate-what-is-the-optimal-dose/

[10] latest failure: http://high-fat-nutrition.blogspot.com/2012/11/dalcetrapib-fails-as-it-should.html

[11] sugar industry kept scientists from asking tough (or even easy) questions: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/10/sugar-industry-lies-campaign

[12] recent interview: http://www.tomwoods.com/blog/my-interview-with-the-primal-blueprints-mark-sisson/

[13] ordering relief meals here: http://www.premadepaleo.com/collections/hurricane-sandy-relief/products/pre-made-meals-for-hurricane-sandy-relief

[14] was shown: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121105114616.htm

[15] journal of personal science: http://blog.sethroberts.net/2012/11/07/journal-of-personal-science-how-much-salt-should-i-eat/

[16] 10 paleo Thanksgiving sides: http://www.theclothesmakethegirl.com/2012/11/07/tuesday-10-paleo-thanksgiving-sides/

[17] Buffalo pig tails: http://tgipaleo.com/2012/11/03/buffalo-pig-tails/

[18] The Problems with Antibiotics: They Kill the Good Guys and Make You Fat: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-problems-with-antibiotics-they-kill-the-good-guys-and-make-you-fat/

[19] How to Eat More Vegetables: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/how-to-eat-more-vegetables/

[20] Steve: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/boxers-or-briefs/#comments

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