Weekend Link Love – Edition 240

Texans, we’ve got a few openings left for the upcoming Primal Blueprint Transformation and True Nature Training Seminars in Austin on May 4 and in Houston on May 5. Learn how to live Primal and move naturally!

Research of the Week

A new study finds that markers of long-term stress (hair cortisol) correlate just as strongly to cardiovascular disease as traditional CHD risk factors.

Sunbathing mushrooms – the new vitamin D supplement?

Beards protect your face from sun damage, collect dust and pollen that would otherwise reach your nose, and help you retain moisture, according to science. You can expect me fully and lustrously bearded at the next PrimalCon.

Interesting Blog Posts

MDA reader Paul Austin just penned an extensive, impressive post describing how to deal with gluten intolerance when on the road.

There’s another TMAO media uproar, this time about eggs and cardiovascular disease. Examine.com takes this one on.

Media, Schmedia

This fellow who appeared on Good Day LA to talk about Primal living looks awfully familiar.

Loren Cordain and Nell Stephenson recently appeared on Dr. Oz to discuss the paleo diet. Check out how it went down.

Everything Else

How one man stays healthy, stays young, and keeps his wits about him: endless, endless play.

Portly zoo grizzly bears who were placed on an ancestral bear diet (whole prey instead of hamburger meat and dog food, fibrous veggies instead of tropical fruit) shed tons of weight. Might people also benefit from “nature’s weight management program”?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Apr 28 – May 4)

Comment of the Week

Gluten free is just the next Conventional Wisdom bullpuckey…these folks will try anything to get us! But that grilled cheese Mark mentions sounds so darned good, LOL!

– That’s exactly how they get you, Nocona! It’s all part of the plan.

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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