Weekend Link Love – Edition 207

Research of the Week

Triclosan, a common hand sanitizer, may impair muscle contractions. With triclosan showing up in human blood, milk, and urine, plus many of the waterways we use for public water, this isn’t very good news.

An ag-scientist takes a closer look at the Stanford study on organic and conventional produce (PDF) and comes to a slightly different conclusion than the original authors.

Interesting Blog Posts

Paleolithic MD required very few words to erect this powerful defense of Paleo.

What to do about shin splints.

Media, Schmedia

Whatever your opinion of his foreign and domestic policies, President Obama has a pretty effective policy on the amount of time his kids can spend glued to a screen.

Dr. Peter Attia and Gary Taubes have just launched NuSI, the Nutrition Science Initiative. The question at hand is “Can we trust anything we think we know about nutrition?” and NuSI aims to answer that by sponsoring extensive independent research, unencumbered by official policy, lobbyists, and entrenched interests. I can’t wait to see what they – and we – learn.

Everything Else

PrimalCon 2013 is officially SOLD OUT. Tickets went super fast this year, selling out in a matter of a weeks. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list call 888-774-6259.

Ever try the long-discontinued Schlitz beer with “Sunshine Vitamin D”? I imagine the elites in the upper echelons of the Vitamin D Council have hoarded cases of the stuff and break it out for their secret meetings.

Man, can you imagine the polyphenol content of this stuff? If only it were edible.

Finally, someone’s come up with a good use for wheat.

Recipe Corner

  • I think these sweet potato fish cakes might just rival crab cakes in general awesomeness.
  • This is something I’d never seen before: a coyote meat dish.

Time Capsule

One year ago (September 17 – September 23)

Comment of the Week

Hey Mark- grape drink and purple stuff are the same thing… ;)

– Siren, I know this, but I had to include both to make sure everyone knew what I was talking about. Plus, as DarcieG put it,

Pretty sure “purple stuff” was a reference to a Sunny Delight commercial. :-)

-Yep. Those Sunny D commercials are iconic.

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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