Exercise is as effective as many leading pharmaceuticals at preventing death, according to a new analysis (the first of its kind to compare drugs to exercise). Seeing as how most typical exercise prescriptions involve chronic cardio and other inefficient methods, I’d wager that exercise has the potential to be even more effective than most medicines.
Dr. Cate Shanahan, who is presenting at PrimalCon Vacation Tulum and hard at work preparing for our launch of a unique metabolic consulting program in early 2014, has made national news for her assistance with NBA All-Star Dwight Howard – helping him reduce his sugar consumption – and the Los Angeles Lakers:
A bison family farm has run into some unforeseeable issues; their well has just died and they need a new one (or expensive repairs) before their herd dies, too. Check out their Indie Gogo campaign to see if you’d like to contribute.
If you’ve got an hour and a half to spare (and even if you don’t, you should make time), check out Vanishing Point, a great documentary about what happens when a group of Inuit reject “gas and sugar” culture in favor of traditional ways.
A cubic foot of space in a Cape Town public park contains 30 different plant species and 70 different insect species. The same space in a Costa Rican strangler fig tree 100 feet off the ground entertains more than 150 different species of plants and animals. How about a cubic foot placed in an Iowa corn field? What did it contain? One mushroom, one tiny ant, a red mite, several grasshoppers, and a ton of corn.
Every self-respecting Primal eater should know how to produce the perfect soft boiled egg. Here is a method that one person swears by.
15 Primal Ways to Savor the Holiday Season – The holiday season is frequently a manic period of rushing about at breakneck speed, elevated blood pressure readings, and cortisol spikes. Here are fifteen ways to relax and savor what should be a rejuvenating time.
If I took a poo pill it would have to be one made by you Mark
– Actually, you’ve just blown the lid off an upcoming Primal Blueprint product: Primal Crapsules. Enteric-coated caps filled with fecal matter from healthy dieters. For a premium, we’ll even be offering restored coprolite samples from various paleolithic sites. Want Neanderthal gut flora? You’ll be able to! 😉
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.