Weekend Link Love – Edition 177

Listen to the Chrises Kresser and Masterjohn discuss cholesterol, thyroid hormone, iodine, goitrogens, and heart disease on the Revolution Health Radio podcast, their third on the subject. Here are parts one and two.

Baby’s got glutofemoral adipose tissue.

Less trans-fat is coursing through the blood of white American adults.

A recent study found that a lack of sun exposure was linked to a higher risk of stroke.

Why you should include unilateral lower body movements in your workouts and break up all that pure unadulterated back squatting from time to time.

America is overmedicated and depressed, but – luckily – there may be a simpler, more inexpensive, far more enjoyable way out.

Fasting improves the efficacy of chemotherapy and weakens cancer (better than chemotherapy alone, which was a total failure) in mice. Studies in humans have already begun. Here’s hoping they pan out!

The scale of the universe. It’s not really health-related, but boy if it isn’t engrossing and absolutely amazing.

Recipe Corner

  • Make something you’ve probably never made before: kimchi bokkeumbap.
  • If you’ve got the thyme, lemon lamb meatballs from Haley and Bill really hit the spot. Yes, I just made that joke.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 6 – Feb 12)

Comment of the Week

I use honey to scrub my behind, leaves my skin soft & smooth as a baby’s face.

– Conrack’s comment from Wednesday’s honey post made me laugh quite heartily. Even the normally taciturn Worker Bees had to chuckle.

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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