Weekend Link Love – Edition 146

Attention, doctors: contact Chris to be placed on the new Primal Docs network.

Are you addicted to sausages? This man certainly is. Can any UK readers vouch for the quality of these Mcwhinney’s Irish pork sausages? Are they worth risking clinical addiction?

There’s nothing more enjoyable on a Sunday morning than reading about the collusion of federal regulators and Monsanto to keep the world’s best-selling herbicide’s tendency to cause birth defects secret from the public!

More heartening food news: a popular poultry medicine used by chicken farmers increases inorganic arsenic levels (read: toxic) in the animals’ livers.

Researchers now have conclusive evidence that disturbances in the gut flora can lead to anxiety and depression. It’s all in your… intestines?

Some researchers now consider sitting to be about as bad for you as smoking. I think it’s time to hang it up, Sitting.

Chinese scientists have bred cows that produce “human” breast milk that’s “stronger” than regular cow milk. I’ve wanted milk to be a lot of things, but “stronger” was never one of them. Before you flip out, though, listen to worker Jiang Yao’s soothing words: “It’s better for you because it’s genetically modified.” Whew!

Perhaps cats really are smarter than dogs, after all.

Recipe Corner

  • A very interesting dish from Stuff I Make My Husband – strawberry pulled pork. It’s strawberry season here, so why not?
  • I’ve been on a pretty ridiculous salmon kick lately, so simple salmon and cilantro sweet potatoes really appealed to me.

Time Capsule

One year ago (June 6 – June 12)

Comment of the Week

“Hell no I’m not walking right now.
The rain’s coming down like cowpiss on a flat rock.”

– Honest poetry from Primal Palate, in The Definitive Guide to Walking.

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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