Weekend Link Love – Edition 273

Weekend Link LoveDeath by Food Pyramid, the long-awaited title from Denise Minger, will be released on Mark’s Daily Apple later this week, and with it a special offer with a bunch of free gifts. Check back on Wednesday for all the details. It’s a book and offer you won’t want to miss.

People of Newark, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: we’ve got Primal Blueprint seminars coming your way on February 27, and March 20, 2014, respectively. Come join us!

In case you missed the announcement earlier this week, registration for PrimalCon Oxnard 2014 is now open. Join us in southern California next September for a weekend retreat you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

For those of you that have been waiting, The Hidden Plague is now available on Kindle!

Research of the Week

After they suffer a spinal cord injury, ketogenic dieting helps mice regain forelimb motor function.

It’s looking like the “obese or overweight but metabolically healthy” human isn’t actually all that healthy.

How exercise and physical movement – even just walking – promotes creativity.

Interesting Blog Posts

Poop pills are a thing, and they might replace fecal transplants (which, yes, are also a thing).

Forest kindergarten” is exactly what it sounds like.

Media, Schmedia

Is it really possible to waste time, or is it all just a state of mind (and misplaced priorities)?

If we think we’re drinking “eco-friendly” coffee, it tastes better.

Everything Else

Neanderthals: apex predators, skilled craftsmen, neat freaks?

Check out this great review for The Hidden Plague over at PaleoNonPaleo.

Babies have an innate mistrust of all plants, probably an evolutionary defense mechanism that arose because it’s difficult to tell which ones are obviously toxic.

If you can’t (or won’t) squat to poop, this toilet might be the next best thing.

I’m not quite sure if this guy was lucky or unlucky.

Recipe Corner

  • It’s a crispy, briny, fatty celebration of pork flesh, a porcine supernova, a roast hunk of mammal that you can cut with a fork: porchetta.
  • Head on down to the local grocer who’s trying to figure out what to do with all the delicata squash he bought for Thanksgiving and make some baked delicata moons.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 8 – Dec 14)

Comment of the Week

Tell it to the Masai.


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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