Weekend Link Love – Edition 253

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Research of the Week

In a recent small trial in patients with major depressive disorder, curcumin, a constituent of turmeric root, was just as effective as Prozac at improving the depression rating scale.

Why we like talking about ourselves (even if no one else is around): it triggers reward centers in the brain.

Interesting Blog Posts

The problem (or not) with pictures.

The physiological nitty gritty behind how we learn new skills.

Media, Schmedia

The truth behind (some) transformation photos.

How a ketogenic diet helped a previously mute three year-old girl begin to speak.

Everything Else

Our friend Abel James over at Fat-Burning Man has recently released a paleo recipe app for the iPhone/iPad. It was the #6 app in the world this week – ahead of Angry Birds! Check it out here on his blog, and here on iTunes.

The recent revelations that the cows behind Kerrygold butter may get a little supplementary feed, a little bit of which may contain GMOs has apparently caused a host of people to swear it off forever. What do you think?

I’d pay good money for this salad to be served in a vegan restaurant.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (July 28 – Aug 3)

Comment of the Week

haha, when reading through this article that was the first thing that came to mind, you beat me to it.

“The only permanent rule in Calvinball is that you can never play it the same way twice!”

Absolutely perfect

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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