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 Highcockexplores the latest study suggesting that moderate exercise is better for fat loss than excessive exercise.
“Lessons of 107 Birthdays: Don’t Exercise, Avoid Medicine and Never Look Back.” Oh, and having centenarian genes might help, too.
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.
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.