Episode #20 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. I get back into the flow of answering reader questions with a bunch of fitness-related queries. If you have any questions of your own, or perhaps some ideas for future podcasts, please let me know by using the blue “Submit a Question” button in the sidebar!
Research of the Week
Yet another potential disruptor of the intestinal microbiome looms: disordered sleep.
Vinegar is a surprisingly healthy food.
The form of vitamin E found in canola, corn, and soybean oil may increase the risk of developing asthma and decrease lung function.
Interesting Blog Posts
Declining biodiversity in the environment isn’t just bad for the plants, animals, and microbes that get cut. Since humans derive physiological benefits from observing nature’s diversity, it could also destroy our mental health. Imagine the horror of wild, savage nature replaced by one long, unbroken, perfectly manicured front lawn.
The dolphins and orcas at Seaworld aren’t the only mammals that have to worry about diseases of captivity.
Treadmill desks get virtual ink in Forbes.
A pretty decent article from the Huffington Post: nine habits of people with a healthy relationship to exercise.
Remember that Australian two-part series discussing the downsides of statins and the misguided attack on cholesterol from awhile back? ABC Australia is pulling it.
How skipping soap and rubbing bacteria all over your body can keep you clean.
Beautiful photos of a dwindling population of sea nomads.
A nice way to protect your frying oil from oxidative damage.
- What’s a great way to get picky eaters to eat their vegetables? Use meat camouflage, of course.
- Impress your vegetarian friends who assume you eat only raw meat by making roasted asparagus with lemon feta vinaigrette.
One year ago (May 25 – May 31)
- The Benefits of Boredom – The art of doing nothing and being totally okay with it.
- Does Your Blood Type Determine Your Optimal Diet? – Find out if there’s anything to the blood type diet.
Comment of the Week
I’m so depressed. I’ve known for a while that I feel better without alcohol and that I should just stop drinking it. But, Marks 2-glass-per-night-habit was enough to justify keeping it in my life. Now what?
– I’ll tweet whenever I have a glass so you know you’re in the clear.