Weekend Link Love – Edition 135

Irritable bowel syndrome is usually no laughing matter, but Blisstree blogger Lia Serbyn’s account of her battle with chronic IBS will make you simultaneously laugh and cringe.

By now, you’ve probably heard that Dr. Oz faced off with Gary Taubes on Oz’s show last week. It was pretty much what you’d expect, but check out Taubes’ latest blog entry giving his side of the story.

Cocktail craftsmen are experimenting with adding animal products to alcoholic drinks – maple bacon bourbon, salmon-infused vodka, distilled Dungeness crab essence, a beef stock Bloody Mary – and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

Ever wonder what a Primal pregnancy might look like? Expectant mother and Crossfitter Carli is documenting her experience (and smashing conventional pregnancy advice about exercise and eating to pieces in the process). Her nascent blog (just a month-old) is already packed with content, so check it out.

Over at Hunter-Gatherer, John Durant toasts his latest Upstanding Citizen: Donald Rumsfeld. Whether you agree or disagree with his handling of the war, I think everyone can appreciate Rummy’s insistence that “sitting is weird!”

Primal Toad, a truly splendid chap, is giving away $50 to Amazon. The contest ends today at 7 PM EST, so get on over there and put your name in.

Have you taken the 2011 Paleo Community Survey yet? Get to it!

Recipe Corner

  • Stuff I Make My Husband made her husband low-carb pad thai using kelp noodles. Lucky guy.
  • Ever had cevapi, a kind of Croatian lamb and beef sausage? Me neither. Looks good, though, and easy to make (and I bet you could slip some offal in there).

Time Capsule

One year ago (March 13 – March 20)

  • Dear Mark: Nuts and Omega-6s – Nuts for nuts? Cool. Just be aware of the omega-6 content.
  • I’m in Awe… – Last year, “The Primal Blueprint” made it to second place on the Amazon best sellers list, thanks to you guys. I’m still in awe.

Comment of the Week

Reading “Watership Down” can probably prevent cancer.

– J. from Bibliotherapy: the Power of Books

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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