Weekend Link Love – Edition 316

Weekend Link LoveWe keep getting registrations and questions about the Primal Blueprint Expert Certification. Thanks for the interest. It seems like lots of people – understandably – want to know exactly what is in the coursework before they take the plunge. If that’s you, be sure to check out last week’s podcast. It’s two and a half hours and covers the entire course in great detail. Even if you don’t end up taking the Cert, you will learn a ton about Primal living, the 8 Key Concepts and 5 Action Items – so give it a listen either on the blog or in iTunes.

Research of the Week

Meat chickens have really been hitting the bench hard lately.

We’ve lost half the world’s wildlife since 1970.

Stone tool use evolved independently throughout the world.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

How eating liver and kidney used to be patriotic.

The Merrymaker Sisters give their recap of PrimalCon Oxnard. I get the impression they liked it.

Media, Schmedia

Interesting facts embedded within a new NY Times piece on celiac: it’s five times more common than fifty years ago, and just 17% of celiacs know they have it.

A nice (well, not exactly nice) roundup of the effects of excessive sitting on our health.

Everything Else

Here’s a superfood I can get behind.

I wonder if any of these surfing dogs can hang twenty.

Your baby might end up looking like your ex-boyfriend.

An Oglala Lakota chef is serving only pre-colonization foods in his restaurant. Something tells me his food’ll be fairly healthy. Oh, and his restaurant has a great name, too: The Sioux Chef.

Now I can’t wait to see who wins the Virginia Slim Ironman point series!

Not content with engineering individual genes, researchers are preparing to create organisms with entirely new gene clusters.

Eyes can be a window to your health.

When Greg Hindy vowed to unplug from the world for a year, he really meant it.

Even when we starve, our gut bacteria eat.

Recipe Corner

  • You know those people who put hot sauce “on everything” and go through a gallon a week? Here’s a recipe that should save them money.
  • Paleo falafel. But don’t expect your vegetarian friends to eat it.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 5 – Oct 11)

Comment of the Week

What a wheely good way to get tyred out.

– Well done, Stevemid. Well done.

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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