Weekend Link Love – Edition 220

The response to Primal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings & Toppings has been fantastic, but I have one more small favor to ask. If you’ve received your copy, I would be forever grateful if you were to take a few minutes to write a quick (or long) review on Amazon and/or Barnes and Noble so that we can spread the word and progress the movement even further. Thank you!

Research of the Week

Outgoing gorillas consistently outlive shy gorillas.

Adding fish oil to the diets of bed-ridden patients improved their immune systems and streamlined the inflammatory/healing process enough to reduce the time it took for their bed sores to heal by 25%.

Interesting Blog Posts

In case you’ve been wondering about the latest fat-busting craze to sweep the Primal world, Richard Nikoley breaks down the basics of the potato diet hack in inimitable fashion.

Over at Better Movement, Todd Hargrove compares the flawless running form of a slow-motion cheetah with the form of elite 10k meter runners. Man, check out how steady that cheetah’s head is as it lopes effortlessly across the grass. Nuts.

Media, Schmedia

That wasn’t a grizzly bear you heard out in the woods last weekend; it was Grizzly Bear. Yes, folks, it’s true: the hipsters have taken up hunting.

Even NASA astronauts are getting hip to the effects of blue light on our sleep and melatonin production. In response to rampant insomnia among spacefarers despite access to relaxation techniques, expert sleep hygiene, and the best sleep pills money can buy, NASA is dropping $11 million to revamp the lights in the US portion of the International Space Station.

Everything Else

I sure do wish we had a Toilet Culture park here in Southern California. Ah well, another reason to visit Korea.

This is what you’re “missing” by eating Primal. Jealous? I didn’t think so.

Recipe Corner

  • It’s probably a little cold where you are, and you may not be in Memphis, but you should still try this great recipe for Memphis style ribs.
  • Sure, until you realize what you’re actually looking at, the image Easy Dairy Free used looks a little like the contents of an obese zombie’s stomach, but the recipe for ragu bolognese is traditional, legit, and includes neck bones.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 9 – Dec 15)

  • The Importance of Dreaming – It may seem as if spending several hours each night thinking that you have to take a final exam in the nude without having studied for it with your pet turtle from when you were a kid presiding over the class is pointless, but we have dreams for a reason.
  • 10 Holiday Gifts for Your Primal Tribe – These gifts were great options last year, and they remain so for this holiday season. Check it out if you’re stumped for ideas.

Image of the Week

Perhaps they can genetically modify wheat to remove the wheat.

– I’d definitely be up for eating that, whistler. Bring it on.

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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