Weekend Link Love – Edition 209

Research of the Week

Rats fed a diet high in omega-6 fats – linoleic acid, to be exact – showed elevated levels of endogenous endocannabinoids, prompting overeating and the development of obesity. Corn oil-induced munchies? (PDF)

It appears that early hominids weren’t just desperate scavengers picking at bones and fighting over marrow after all.

Interesting Blog Posts

Ever wonder about inexpensive alternatives to minimalist shoes like Vibrams? J. Stanton did, and wrote all about it.

Chris Highcock explores the latest study suggesting that moderate exercise is better for fat loss than excessive exercise.

Media, Schmedia

Hey, that workout looks a little familiar, doesn’t it?

Should you go Paleo? (Yes.)

“Lessons of 107 Birthdays: Don’t Exercise, Avoid Medicine and Never Look Back.” Oh, and having centenarian genes might help, too.

Everything Else

I recently contributed one of my own “Little Life Experiments” to this great free e-book project. Check out what I discovered, as well as what fourteen other experts learned by running their own experiments. You might just learn something that will change your life.

They say a cataclysmic bacon shortage is just around the corner. I say this is a good opportunity to find yourself a pastured pork provider that doesn’t rely on corn and soy for feed.

Bravado aside, I can’t help but be a little concerned.

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

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (September 31 – October 6)

  • Primal Blueprint Fitness: Primal Workouts in a Modern City – The winning entry from last year’s workout challenge.
  • Tuna Tataki with Gazpacho – The winning entry from last year’s recipe challenge. Go ahead – I dare you to try to not like Nacho.

Comment of the Week

“Steam is hot…. It’s steam.” Truer words have never been uttered.

-Knowledge is being dropped here, folks.

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 more than three decades 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 flavorful and delicious kitchen staples crafted with premium ingredients like avocado oil. With over 70 condiments, sauces, oils, and dressings in their lineup, Primal Kitchen makes it easy to prep mouthwatering meals that fit into your lifestyle.

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