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Weekend Link Love – Edition 233

Posted By Mark Sisson On March 10, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Weekend Link Love | 44 Comments

Research of the Week

In case you needed another reason to avoid vegetable oils, a 2007 study [7] showed that soybean and canola oils sold in the US contain up to 4.2% trans fats (unlabeled).

Among severely constipated human patients, reducing or eliminating their fiber intake reduced or eliminated their affliction [8].

Interesting Blog Posts

Whatever happened to the digital divide [9]? It’s still there, just in a different form.

Standing desks are cool and all, but what about walking desks [10]? The potential benefits make up for the larger barrier of entry, in my opinion.

Media, Schmedia

Superbugs are spreading in hospitals and nursing homes across 42 US states [11], and they’re highly resistant to most antibiotics (except for the older, outdated antibiotics that have the tendency to also damage your kidneys).

American eggs would be illegal in British supermarkets [12], and British eggs would be illegal in American ones. Or, how America’s reliance on technology to make food safer ends up getting it horribly wrong, again.

A slightly different take [13] on BPA from an endocrinologist.

Everything Else

Whatever you do, don’t make stupid mistakes [14].

Fashion is Primal [15].

Meet Ron Finley [16], guerilla gardener of South Central LA, where “drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.” Another choice quote: “Growing your own food’s like printing your own money.”

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 10 – Mar 16)

Comment of the Week

Lots of activities can be done on the floor. Some involve more rug burn than others.

-You’re talking [21] about playing Twister, right? Yeah, that’s gotta be it.

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[6] supplements: http://primalblueprint.com/categories/Store/Supplements/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_supplements

[7] study: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-4522.1994.tb00244.x/abstract

[8] reducing or eliminating their fiber intake reduced or eliminated their affliction: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3435786/

[9] Whatever happened to the digital divide: http://praguestepchild.blogspot.com/2013/02/whatever-happened-to-digital-divide.html

[10] what about walking desks: http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/03/why-every-office-should-switch-to-walking-desks/

[11] Superbugs are spreading in hospitals and nursing homes across 42 US states: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/05/superbugs-infections-hospitals/1965133/

[12] American eggs would be illegal in British supermarkets: http://www.forbes.com/sites/nadiaarumugam/2012/10/25/why-american-eggs-would-be-illegal-in-a-british-supermarket-and-vice-versa/

[13] different take: http://www.forbes.com/sites/trevorbutterworth/2013/02/26/anti-bpa-crusade-discrediting-science-and-environmental-health-says-leading-independent-expert/

[14] don’t make stupid mistakes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fdJc1_IBKJA#!

[15] Fashion is Primal: http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/03/human-ancestors-were-fashion-con.html?rss=1

[16] Ron Finley: http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_finley_a_guerilla_gardener_in_south_central_la.html?utm_content=addthis-custom&awesm=on.ted.com_aRkM&utm_medium=on.ted.com-twitter&utm_campaign=&utm_source=t.co&source=twitter#.UTeRk2hn2l4.twitter

[17] Pork, fennel, and apple meatballs: http://expatpaleo.com/2013/03/06/pork-fennel-and-apple-meatballs/

[18] Brussel’s sprout burger: http://cavemanketo.com/2013/02/17/brussel-sprout-burgers/

[19] Will Eating Red Meat Kill You?: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/will-eating-red-meat-kill-you/

[20] Can We Feed the World on the Primal Blueprint Diet? – Part 3: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/can-we-feed-the-world-on-the-primal-blueprint-diet-part-3/

[21] You’re talking: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/floor-living-do-you-spend-enough-time-on-the-ground/#ixzz2MiTZEZzK

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