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Weekend Link Love – Edition 289

Posted By Mark Sisson On March 30, 2014 @ 8:00 am In Weekend Link Love | 36 Comments

I’m excited to participate in a special eBook package built specifically for everything having to do with bodyweight training. As you well know, I’m a huge fan of bodyweight workouts, and the Bodyweight Bundle [7] represents the cream of the crop. Just $37 gets you 38 books from the masters of the field. The offer ends and the bundle won’t be available after tomorrow, so grab it now if you’re interested.

Episode #12 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast [8] is now live. I answer your questions and give a short preview of the upcoming Primal Blueprint Expert Certification program. If you haven’t already subscribed on iTunes, do so now and you’ll never miss an episode.

Research of the Week

A recent systematic review [9] of the literature found that, in subjects with poor glucose tolerance, high-fat diets have more favorable effects on various cardiometabolic risk factors than low-fat diets.

Despite having lower BMIs and drinking less alcohol, vegetarians have [10] “poorer health (higher incidences of cancer, allergies, and mental health disorders), a higher need for health care, and poorer quality of life.”

Organic milk is higher in omega-3s [11], and it may be enough to favorably impact the health of consumers.

Heated vegetable oils are, indeed, bad for you [12].

Interesting Blog Posts

Dr. Briffa asks a simple question [13]: If statins are so safe, why aren’t the researchers tasked with proving the drugs’ safety offering up their raw data?

Why are doctors failing to prescribe [14] a highly-effective therapy for depression?

Media, Schmedia

Kids are sports specialists these days [15], playing the same sports and doing the same repetitive movements on a daily basis, and it may be leading to an epidemic of ACL tears – and girls are at greater risk. The proposed solution is a “warm-up” that simulates “the movements that children used to do on playgrounds and in backyards.” Or, you know, kids could just play on playgrounds and in backyards.

A nice piece from the Guardian [16]: “Why almost everything you’ve been told about unhealthy foods is wrong.”

Everything Else

Glenn Beck appears to have gone effectively Primal [17].

This is really cool [18], but I gotta wonder about BPA.

It’s true: happy workers are better workers [19].

Can’t squat? Try pooping like a samurai [20].

Do endurance athletes have health problems [21] because of the food they eat to fuel the exercise, the endurance exercise itself, or both?

Mac users might get some use out of this screen-dimming Pomodoro timer called WorkBurst [22].

Recipe Corner

  • What to do when you’re in the mood for some “pulled” meat but pork isn’t appealing? Make pulled lamb [23].
  • In my experience, a good palak paneer [24] can get anyone to eat spinach.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 31 – Apr 6)

Comment of the Week

Recumbo ergo sum…

- Indeed [27]!


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[8] Episode #12 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast: http://blog.primalblueprint.com/episode-12-listener-questions-and-answers-with-mark-sisson/

[9] recent systematic review: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?aid=9214135&fromPage=online

[10] vegetarians have: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3917888/

[11] Organic milk is higher in omega-3s: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24349282

[12] bad for you: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24632108

[13] Dr. Briffa asks a simple question: http://www.drbriffa.com/2014/03/27/if-statins-are-so-safe-why-wont-some-researchers-let-us-see-their-data/

[14] failing to prescribe: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/03/for-depression-prescribing-exercise-before-medication/284587/

[15] Kids are sports specialists these days: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2014/03/25/exercises-aim-to-reduce-acl-tears-in-kids/

[16] nice piece from the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/mar/23/everything-you-know-about-unhealthy-foods-is-wrong

[17] gone effectively Primal: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/03/20/glenn-becks-doctors-give-him-alarming-news-you-are-being-poisoned/

[18] This is really cool: http://www.popsci.com/article/science/woman-has-her-skull-replaced-3-d-printed-plastic-one

[19] happy workers are better workers: http://www.futurity.org/work-better-happy/

[20] pooping like a samurai: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/03/19/how-to-poop-like-a-samurai/

[21] endurance athletes have health problems: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303949704579461381883678174

[22] this screen-dimming Pomodoro timer called WorkBurst: http://lifehacker.com/workburst-is-a-simple-screen-dimming-pomodoro-timer-fo-1547602047

[23] pulled lamb: http://paleohyeah.com/pulled-lamb/

[24] palak paneer: http://avocadopesto.com/2014/02/25/palak-paneer/

[25] Is It All Just a “Paleofantasy”?: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/is-it-all-just-a-paleofantasy/

[26] 8 Ways to Cultivate Health Integrity: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/8-ways-to-cultivate-health-integrity/#axzz2x5ATtYcK

[27] Indeed: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/why-squatting-is-so-important-plus-tips-on-how-to-do-it-right/#comment-1211657

[28] 7-Day Course on the Primal Blueprint Fundamentals for Lifelong Health: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/subscribe-to-blog/

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