Our very own Tara Grant recently appeared on two different podcasts to discuss her new book, The Hidden Plague , as well as general autoimmunity, skin conditions, Primal sex, and orgasmic meditation. Check her out on Not Just Paleo  and PaleoRunner .
I’ve got a WellnessFX webcast coming up on Tuesday, December 10, where I’ll be explaining how to manage chronic pain and achieve your ideal body composition through simple lifestyle tweaks. Register for the webcast  and get a chance to win a copy of The Primal Blueprint  and a free WellnessFX Performance Package (a $699 value).
Research of the Week
How our posture affects  our brains, our hormones, and our physiologies.
Reducing your daily step count has unfavorable metabolic consequences, even if you’re healthy .
Interesting Blog Posts
10 things one mother wants her daughter to know about working out . Good list, applies to sons as well.
Gratitude is great and all, but Frank Forencich is all about radical amazement . You probably should try it out, too.
I recently sat down with Jack over at Tasting Britain  to discuss a wide range of topics including the direction of the Primal movement, the use of entheogens throughout human history, which dwarf from the Hobbit I could beat up, my rock duet with zombie Jim Morrison, and my biggest inspirations in life.
Some hospitals are trying out yogurt to help prevent serious infections like C. diff from taking hold, and they’re getting good results .
New study .
You can stop gum disease , according to one ancestrally-minded dentist.
7 things  you (probably) had no idea the world was running low on. Sardines, wine, chocolate, bacon? This is a frightening list.
- Put all those Thanksgiving ingredients to good use and make a sweet potato latke turkey burger, or Thanksgivukkah Burger .
- Left over cranberries? Braise ’em with some short ribs !
One year ago (Dec 1 – Dec 7)
- The Physical Benefits of Positive Emotions  – From the people who brought you “The Physical Toll of Negative Emotions” comes its direct counterpart!
- Should We Ice Injuries?  – I explore whether or not the advice to ice your injuries is another dud from the annals of conventional wisdom.
Comment of the Week
In Southern California, they start shivering at anything below room temperature.
– Ha. Touché !