Weekend Link Love – Edition 123

Hope everyone had a merry Christmas. Is it a tradition in your family for someone to recite “Twas the Night Before Christmas?” Let’s just hope that someone wasn’t Werner Herzog. And now, on to something related to health…

For those of you who keep emailing me about the blood type diet, Primal Wisdom has an extensive post on the science and error that brought about the blood type diet movement.

Want to do a handstand? Al Kavadlo will teach you how. And then re-learn to hopscotch from MizFit.

For fans of Tim Ferriss and his 4-Hour Workweek, Zen Habits hosts a half hour interview with Tim, discussing his new book, The 4-Hour Body.

Speaking of interviews, I chatted with Whole9 this week.

Maybe (just maybe!) fat isn’t so bad after all, says the LA Times.

Where do kids get their antibiotics these days? Actual and legitimate news source The Onion has the scoop.

You thought Five Fingers were minimalist? Gizmodo brings us Footstickers.

And finally, should you eat pop tarts? This guy has the answer (so does this guy).

Recipe Corner

  • Coconut flour is a go to Primal hack substitute for bread-based goodies. Health, Home, & Happiness has tips on baking with coconut flour and a coconut flour bread recipe.
  • Get hooked up with some post-Christmas flank steak stuffed with spinach courtesy of Eat This!

Time Capsule

One year ago (December 19 – 25)

  • The Value of Lab Values – A year ago I tested my body fat percentage. It came back as 17%. If you’ve seen the pictures of me at the top of the blog, you might find that number suspect. I sure did. This post covers the accuracy and legitimacy of test numbers (blood tests, BF% tests, Rorschach tests. Okay, not Rorschach tests, but everything else).
  • 11 Tips for Kitcen Efficiency – Cube your food, freeze your food, buy a crock pot. These cooking hacks will free up your time without fattening up your belly.

Comment of the Week

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– ephemeral10jf from Food Porn (Hot delicious pictures that get you excited)

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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