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October 05 2008

Weekend Link Love – Edition 18

By Worker Bee

Need some cocktail party fodder? A Hearty Life shared 10 Hearty Facts about (you guessed it) hearts.

Conditioning Research
reviews a recent journal that touches on how obesity and inflammation are related.

Diet Blog examines the differences between a diet and a “diet cult” (hint: it’s all about the results and the way you feel!)

Still struggling with that to-do list? Dumb Little Man won’t tell you how to get your tasks done, but he (or in this case, she) will teach you how to make the list itself more effective.

Dr. Mirkin assesses the environmental risk factors for cancer and tells you what to do to limit your exposure.

Can “executive physicals” actually be harmful to your health? Kevin M.D. gets to the bottom of it.

Hunter-Gathering profiles hawthorn, and all the delicious things you can make with their leaves and berries.

Already counting down to Halloween, Parent Dish profiles the best (and all-time worst) of the Halloween loot for your little monster.

That’s Fit profiles Grace Somatomorphic Technique, a mixture of yoga, pilates and capoeira using equipment.

Charlotte at The Great Fitness Experiment blogs about her experience with Kettlebell training (and even shares some results!)

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  1. Great links Mark! I just focused my column on non-sugar treats for trick-or-treaters. As a parent who does not want a load of sugar coming home with my kids, I really appreciate the creative ideas that can be used for Halloween.

  2. Interesting article over at ParentDish. I thought it was going to be about how bad halloween candy is for the seedlings but it is rather the opposite, I think! Are you guys going to do a “healthy halloween for the seedlings” post? Please do, because I’d love to hear the Primal take on it!!

    PS> Thanks, as always, for the link lovage. I feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

  3. When reading the environmental risk factors for cancer (Dr. Mirkin’s blog), I can’t help but wonder how the grilling and charring of food factors into the whole primal blueprint?

    The Dr. states that eating charred food increases cancer risk, but my assumption would be that man has been grilling food for sometime and so why wouldn’t we have evolved to better digest such common carcinogens?

    Is the danger of eating charred food overstated?