Before the usual links, some Primal Blueprint Publishing news. First, check this  out. The Primal Connection just won the Eric Hoffer award for best self-published book in 2013 !
Second, the recipe for Paleo Pizza from Primal Cravings just got first place in the PaleoNonPaleo Great Paleo Pizza Smackdown .
And finally, for those of you who’ve picked up a copy of Primal Cravings, please consider writing a review on Amazon . Eternal gratitude is yours from me and the Keatleys. Thanks in advance!
Research of the Week
In case you needed another reason to have that glass of red wine, a new study  suggests that it can help prevent kidney stones.
New isotope studies  confirm that right around the time our human ancestors began growing bigger brains they either switched to a diet made up of lots of grass and cellulose, or lots of grass and cellulose-eating ruminants. Guess which one Discover Magazine went with. Guess which one I think is more realistic (and supportive of said bigger brains).
Interesting Blog Posts
How a New Zealand triathlete rendered his formerly severe osteoarthritis nearly nonexistent  with a paleo diet rich in bone broth.
Why fire makes us human .
Science-based Medicine takes on coconut oil . What do you think of their take?
PopSci “unearths” 8 ridiculous, commonly-held views of nutrition . Prepare yourself for a serious bout of deja-vu.
Boy, we’re really ruffling some feathers, aren’t we? Yet another “debunking ” of ancestral health rears its head (and gets summarily shot down in the comment section).
Have a Paleo heart? Mike O’Brien doesn’t at the moment, but he desperately needs – and deserves – one. Consider donating a buck or ten to his fund  so that he can afford the heart transplant he needs.
Your brain on coffee .
Monsanto is giving up on marketing GMO crops in Europe , at least for the time being.
- The weather may be warming up, but I’d never turn down a plate of Caribbean oxtail stew .
- Hey, you, Primal eater who’s vowed to “get more adventurous” and try more seafood. Go on and make some squid adobo .
One year ago (Jun 9 – Jun 15)
- How to Work Outside (Even if You’re a Desk Jockey)  – Oh, it’s definitely possible, and here’s how to do it.
- How to Fuel Ultra-Distances: The World’s Toughest Mudder  – Even though I like to rag on endurance athletics, I secretly love to talk about training for and fueling it.
Comment of the Week
– Amen !