Episode #31 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast  is now live. I hang out with Jimmy Moore to talk about his new book, Keto Clarity , and the wide array of health benefits a ketogenic diet can offer. If you have any ideas for future podcasts, please let us know by using the blue “Submit a Question” button in the sidebar!
Research of the Week
A cool (but also depressing) paper  explores all the possible ingredients, additives, and accidental contaminants in our food that could be making us fatter.
The more stressed out you are, the longer it’ll take to recover from your workouts .
Among a cohort of women, aged 25-64 and living in southern Sweden, sun avoidance increased the risk of all-cause mortality .
Neonicotinoids really, really hate bees. In new research , the pesticides inhibited the ability of bee mitochondria to generate energy.
Play builds brains .
Interesting Blog Posts
Gardening makes you happy, especially if you get really dirty .
Lebron James has gone low-carb to slim down . If former teammate Ray Allen had any input on the situation, he’s probably gone Paleo, too. “In Whole Foods, I kill the fruit and vegetables section.”
I’m all for bacon and Crossfit, but this seems unnecessary .
Hardboiled eggs are changing the lives  – and health – of rural Rwandan kids. Too bad about all that cholesterol, though.
Denise Minger talks about the failures of the food pyramid  and makes some recommendations for correcting them.
Ever think about striking out and living off the land? These people  are actually doing it.
Monsanto really will stop at nothing .
How Coca-Cola is responding  to the growing awareness among, well, everyone that Coke is terrible for your health.
I’d eat it .
Companies are rebranding bugs  to make them cuter and more appealing to squeamish consumers. “Sky prawns” is my favorite.
- If you’re worried about the quality of the bacon you eat, why not just make your own ?
- Sweet potato pancakes,  so healthy and nutrient-dense that they absolve you of all potential guilt.
One year ago (Aug 10 – Aug 16)
- You Are What Your Mother and Father (and Grandmothers and Grandfathers) Ate  – The reverberation of our choices are trans-generational.
- 7 Things You May Be Doing That Impair Workout Recovery  – If you’re a hard-charging athlete – or even if you’re not – watch out for these.
Comment of the Week
Instead of passing acquaintances with a wave and a hello I’m going to try and stop and ask, ‘How are you?’ (and listen to the reply!)
-You know, I really like this idea .