Weekend Link Love – Edition 409

Weekend Link Love

Research of the Week

New evidence from China is changing the story of human evolution.

Vets with PTSD may have traumatic damage to their pituitary glands.

Some criticisms of the latest epidemiology from Harvard indicting saturated fat.

A new meta-analysis concludes that taking probiotics can improve weight loss.

Nail-biters and thumb-suckers may have better immune systems and fewer allergies.

Is autism a disorder of high intelligence?

Plants can, like, totally sense electric fields.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 126: Dr. Glenn Livingston: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Dr. Glenn Livingston, a veteran psychologist and food consulting firm CEO. When major media outlets need an expert to talk about food addiction, bingeing, and overeating, Dr. Livingston (I presume) is often their guy.

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

Why pregnant ladies walk like that.

Good sleep tips (that no one [but us] follows).

Sorry, sashimi fans: you’re probably a cultural appropriator and a terrible person.

Lessons we learn from training.

Media, Schmedia

This gives me some ideas for the office.

An Alaskan adventure.

Good news: major diseases are on the decline.

Everything Else

Broccoli pickers may soon be replaced by robots.

Everyone knows exercise is good for the brain. But which exercises work best?

Stress-induced cortisol spikes show up in mother’s milk, and this could be a necessary evil.

A free new database of cultural, linguistic, environmental, and geographical information for over 1400 human societies.

Some no-name is proposing sick days for poor mental health.

If you’re gonna eat insulin-spiking foods, they might as well be nutrient-dense.

Pokemon Go is making people go outside more than ever before.

Kale is the new frontier of competitive eating. “But 25 bowls of kale was not enough to fill him up. ‘I’m still hungry, I’m going to go eat some real food,’ he said, before wandering off with his shiny Kale Cup.”

Wild bulls are returning to Croatia.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 17 – Jul 23)

Pic of the Week

Be careful with genetic testing.

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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