Research of the Week
When given a diet based on farmed salmon, lab mice got fatty liver and developed insulin resistance  if the salmon was raised on soybean oil.
Eating Splenda (sucralose) has a negative impact on a person’s glucose tolerance  in response to subsequent sugar ingestion.
Interesting Blog Posts
Dr. Hamilton Stapell, the professor responsible for putting together the 2013 Ancestral Health Survey, discusses the future of paleo in a recent Paleo Magazine podcast .
Well-known (former) vegan Alex Jamieson recently started eating meat again after 12 years without, and she’s only had a few death threats. Watch this video  of her explaining her decision.
When you examine their brains and circadian rhythms, people suffering from depression look like they’re living in a different time zone .
There’s no real benefit  – and some apparent actual harm – in sharply cutting one’s salt intake, according to “them.” I fully expect this tentative position of “theirs” to be reversed in a year’s time. Until (and after) then, I’ll keep salting my food to taste.
Looks like Skechers is gonna pay up to $40 million  for false claims regarding its ridiculous Shape-up shoes.
Last week, I spoke to Tech Cocktail  about a number of topics, including entrepreneurism, Primal living, and alcohol.
- If you could eat a North African sunrise, this is what it might taste like: shakshukah .
- If you make paleo horchata , don’t get sneaky and try to substitute cauliflower rice. Coconut works far better.
One year ago (May 19 – May 25)
- What Does It Mean to Have “Balance” in Your Life?  – The ability to walk across narrow surfaces without falling, of course. Oh, wait, the other kind of balance.
- Top 8 Most Common Reactions to Your Grain-Free Diet (and How to Respond)  – What to do when people think you’re crazy, suicidal, or both when you tell them you don’t eat grains.
Comment of the Week
– Amen to that .