Weekend Link Love – Edition 181

Otzi the iceman had clogged arteries. But evidence suggests that he also had a genetic predisposition toward heart disease, plus a bit of lyme disease.

Ned Kock offers his tips for building muscle while losing body fat.

Seattle is set to unveil the nation’s largest public food forest, an “urban oasis of public food.”

Now you don’t have to stress out over finding the perfect pair of Vibrams to match your plaid pants.

A few helpful tips for budding roadkill diners.

Both coffee and exercise elicit interesting – and similar – changes to DNA in muscle tissue. Also, have you ever seen a more perfect stock photo used for a science article?

The Natural Running Center brings us a video of the principles of natural running.

And finally, a definitive list of absolutely essential fitness products. Seriously, folks, peer reviewed research clearly shows that a Tug Toner-deficiency increases all-cause mortality in men and post-menopausal women.

Recipe Corner

  • Purely Primal gets extra points for referring to Brussels sprouts as “baby cabbages” in this recipe for bacon-roasted Brussels sprouts.
  • Foolproof prime rib, courtesy of J. Stanton, who leaves no stone unturned in his ceaseless quest for truth and delicious standing rib roasts.

Time Capsule

One year ago (March 5 – March 11)

Comment of the Week

You didn’t address the clothing issue. With so many people losing weight and getting fit, they will all have to buy new clothes.

Are there enough 30-inch jeans to go around for everybody?

Chris Pine (no, not that Chris Pine, at least I don’t think) makes an excellent point. Can the world sustain the number of tailors required to bring in the waist of three billion pairs of jeans?

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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