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Weekend Link Love – Edition 60

Primals in Seattle are thinking about meeting up with one another. If you live in Seattle and are interested meeting some like-minded, meat-eating, Ultimate frisbee-playing modern day Groks check out this forum thread.

For all the Primal meat eaters out there, here’s a taste of hilarious Brit comedy from That Mitchell & Webb Look.

Want more? Watch the same guys ridicule homeopathic medicine. Funny stuff.

Food, Inc. is a  documentary that digs into the twisted world of modern food production. If you missed its theatrical run, you may have to wait for the DVD release. But in the mean time I’d still suggest reading Free the Animal’s top notch review of the film.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 59

Scott Kustes and Mike O’Donnell are all-stars at fighting conventional health wisdom. They recently gave their blog (previously Life Spotlight) a face-lift, so check out the new design and added features of Fitness Spotlight.

Is there a Primal personality type? take the Jung personality test at Similar Minds, then head to the forum and compare your personality to other Groks and Grokettes.

Want to be more like Grok? Try out a set of these chic, stone age knives from designer Matthias Kaeding.

Snack attack time. Son of Grok tells you to get crackling!

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 58

Network news outlets occasionally drudge up a “look how many calories are in food!” report.  Dr. Eades points out the sloppy and fallacious reporting behind ABC’s most recent fat bash. It’s an absolute joy to watch Eades use real science to prove that the biggest plate of bloated tripe is the one ABC is feeding the viewer.

Can you name the 500 functions the liver performs for your body? If not, read Food Renegade’s comprehensive post on what the liver does, what hurts it, and what keeps it healthy.

FitSugar points out there is more to garlic than the bulb.

Karen De Coster gets Primal in Detroit. Follow her fun, lunchtime decathlon, it’s quite a pictorial!

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 57

Forget about the Iron chefs, Alton Browns, and Rachel Rays; learn from the original. Cheeseslave writes a delightful tribute to Julia Child, a TV Chef who wasn’t afraid to cook with fat.

Planning on living a hundred years? Be sure to save enough money! The Washington Post reports that Larry Haubner may lose his savings before he loses his health. He’s 107 and still pumping iron!

America is growing fatter and waiting time at the emergency room is growing longer. Coincidence? Via Trust for America’s Health and Healthbolt, respectively.

If your lust for bacon wasn’t satisfied by last week’s Bacon & Scallops recipe, try Food Renegade’s Bacon and Avocado Egg Salad.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 56

First, join Fitness Black Book for a good walk…

Then join the New York Times for a good sprint…

And then relax with a slice of pie. For this week’s Primal recipe, try Steve Pavlina’s raw fruit pie. Just be careful how many pieces you have.

For the folks who enjoyed Guns, Germs, and Steel, you might like Tom Standage’s new book, An Edible History of Humanity. Listen to Tom discuss the way food has fueled history at NPR.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 55

“You don’t run against a bloody stop watch, do you hear? A runner runs against himself, against the best that’s in him. Not against a dead thing of wheels and pulleys. That’s the way to be great, running against yourself– against all the rotten mess in the world; against God, if you’re good enough…”
-William Persons

The above quote kicks off a glorious article on sprinting from BodyBuilding.com. Well worth the read.

Congratulations to the L.A. Lakers. You’re a great basketball player, Lamar Odom. But, what’s up with this?!!!

Squash blossoms are in season. Robin Shuster describes them as “…nature’s way of giving you ravioli without having to make the dough.” Whether stuffed with crab or drizzled with olive oil, learn about squash blossoms over at NPR.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 54

First off, the forum has been growing at a rapid rate. There are over 300 topics now and more being added every day. So, I’ve added a search bar to the forum for better navigation through the thousands of comments and contributions.

How Primal are you? Do you like your chicken covered in corn starch goo from a microwaveable meal, or do you prefer to catch a turkey with your bare hands? Pay Now Live Later has a funny, 8 question quiz to determine just how Primal you are.

Skip the action flicks and buddy comedies,  Food, Inc. was released this weekend.

Recently from Marie Claire, reading may reduce stress up to 68%. So bring Dan Brown to the beach, curl up with Sue Grafton, or heck, browse through the archives of your favorite health blog.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 53

A Grape Nut is neither a grape nor a nut. What exactly is it? As one consumer guesses, “Wheat, barley, and nuclear fusion.” The Wall Street Journal has a top notch piece on the mysteries of the grape nut and a 100 year history of a public eager to gobble down pure marketing.

Looking for a way to make chili taste better? Add some kelp. Head over to Food Renegade for the recipe.

You thought whole-chicken-in-a-can was bad? From Dig Your Own Grave, this is even worse.

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 52

Here’s a mouthwatering dessert recipe from Girl Gone Primal. I’ll just let the picture do the talking.

Via IseekTruth, cows these days–they’re eating more gummi bears than ever. (thanks, @paleo_princess)

You probably already know that I’m not the biggest advocate of The Biggest Loser. Head over to MizFit to watch Sal Marinello’s commentary on the show. He speaks the truth.

While I usually applaud unusual sports if not simply for the sake of fun, I believe Cheese Rolling breaks Primal Blueprint law #9: “Avoid Stupid Mistakes” and perhaps law #10 as well: “Use Your Brain.”

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Weekend Link Love – Edition 51

Tummy tucking and breast augmentation are behind the times. In the world of useless, invasive surgery, the fashionable thing to do is get the fat sucked out of your eye sockets. (Thanks to Dr. Eades for digging up this one)

Are pets good for your health? Read Cranky Fitness to find out. (Warning: Lolcats included)

If you’ve got an hour, this video of Gary Taubes does a great job of summing up his wonderful book, Good Calories, Bad Calories. (thanks for posting this in the forum, Tim!)

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