Weekend Link Love – Edition 180

Next time you make creamy turmeric tea, add some black pepper to the mix. The piperine in pepper enhances the bioavailability of the curcumin in turmeric.

Did cooking make us human?

If you’re still curious about or a little shaky on epigenetics, this nine and a half minute video is a fantastic and approachable introduction to the subject that doesn’t skimp on details. Watch it, and understand it.

Speaking of epigenetics, researchers have found another couple pathways through which broccoli might prevent cancer, and they’re both epigenetic in nature.

Neanderthals may have been the earliest seafarers, scooting around the Mediterranean in wooden crafts over 100,000 years ago, beating us by around 50,000. Either that or they put Michael Phelps to shame.

More reasons to get a little dirty from time to time.

Looks like voting with your dollar actually works!

The FDA recently added diabetes and memory loss warnings to labels on statins. It’s about time.

We’re like sharks. We need to keep moving.

Bestselling author Tom Woods explains how he lost all the weight here and here.

Okay, sometimes you need flexibility.

Brad Kearns pictured with the staff at Shawsu Workout Studio in Los Altos, CA, site of the Primal Transformation Seminar on Feb 29. Brad will be in Sacramento on Tuesday, March 6th – just two days from now! Tickets available here: Catch an upcoming seminar in a city near you!

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 27 – March 4)

Comment of the Week

QUESTION: Even if tomorrow all scientists and doctors agreed that paleo was a “cure all,” how many people would adopt it?

ANSWER: About the same number of people who quit smoking when the scientists and doctors all agreed on tobacco starting in the 1960s.

Dan makes a very good point.

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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