Weekend Link Love ? Edition 393

Weekend Link LovePaleoDork is giving away a $100 gift certificate to the Primal Blueprint store. Enter to win here. Ends tomorrow at 11:45 PM, EST.

Romy Dolle, author of Fruit Belly, is putting on a small PaleoFX-esque convention in Spreitenbach, Switzerland next month on April 9. Get your tickets to Pure Food Fitness now!

Research of the Week

Sunbathing is good for you.

Lateral squats improve sprint performance.

People with intermittent explosive disorder (more common than bipolar and schizophrenia combined) are more likely to carry a toxoplasmosis infection.

The more readily available a food, the more you’re driven to consume it.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 112: Todd White, Dry Farm Wines: I chat with my friend Todd White, founder of the revolutionary new wine company I featured in the blog earlier this week. You’ll learn why wine causes early morning awakenings, how much alcohol is too much, what additives and chemicals conventional wine producers are adding to their bottles, why natural wines are different (and better), and much much more.

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

What makes mashed potatoes with butter more satiating than potatoes fried in canola oil?

The man without a cell phone.

Why celebrities are fasting.

What’s wrong with Science-Based Medicine (the blog)?

Media, Schmedia

Accidental deadlift world records are the best.

Time covers the benefits of skipping showers.

More fasting coverage, this time in the NY Post.

Everything Else

Maria Emmerich just released an excellent new ketogenic cookbook. If you thought keto dieting was boring and monotonous, think again.

Kids gone wild (SFW).

Pay attention.

Prairie dogs practice infanticide and manage to look really cute doing it.

Early Irish were scraping bear patellas during the Mesolithic almost 13,000 years ago. This pushes human presence in Ireland back about 2500 years.

Prozac probably isn’t very safe (or effective) for depressed children.

Bacteria that degrade plastic.

Istanbul farmers are fighting to keep their 1500 year-old urban gardens going.

Not your average house cat.

Simplifying childhood isn’t just easier for everyone, it may produce healthier and happier children with fewer mental health issues.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 30 ? Apr 5)

Comment of the Week

Better get several cases. You know, to make sure you get enough data points for statistical significance?

– I always appreciate your rigor, Paleo Bon Rurgundy.

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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