Weekend Link Love – Edition 236

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Research of the Week

Transfer of “lean” gut flora into the sterile guts of obese mice triggered rapid fat loss in a recent study.

They were far from human subjects, but fruit flies fed an organic diet enjoyed better health outcomes than fruit flies fed a non-organic diet.

Interesting Blog Posts

How one Primal kid fought back against MyPlate and came up with his own – far superior, in my opinion – version.

Seth Roberts recently explored earwax transplantations.

Media, Schmedia

Logan LaPlante knows what he wants to be when he grows up: happy. What about you?

Gwyneth Paltrow may get a lot of flak for deciding not to feed her kids empty carbs, but not everyone agrees with the criticism.

Everything Else

No one can fully digest gluten,” said the Mayo Clinic doc.

Our ability to truly connect with other human beings is a physiological entity that must be trained and maintained or else wither into dystrophy, like muscle. Does excessive smartphone usage trigger empathy detraining?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 31 – Apr 6)

Comment of the Week

This post is starting to sound like some bizarre game of foodie one-upmanship:

“The most exotic thing I’VE ever had was manatee muzzle sauteed in badger bile!”

“Oh, is that anything like camel colon smothered in snake snot?”

– For what it’s worth, camel colon is high in butyrate and snake snot is a rich source of DHA.

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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