Weekend Link Love – Edition 280

Weekend Link LovePALEOCON is here! Have you registered yet? It’s got 25+ awesome interviews with the top Paleo experts (myself included), behind the scenes at Paleo restaurants, and much more – check it out here.

Primal Blueprint Podcast news:

Research of the Week

A new open-access review explains how manipulating carbohydrate and/or calorie intake can make radiation therapy more effective against tumors.

Got European, Asian, African ancestry? Better hope your gut flora do, too. A recent study finds that H. pylori may only be a pathogen if it did not co-evolve with its host.

Whadya know: converting 10-20% of cropland to prairie grassland can actually reduce erosion and runoff by 90-95%. Sounds familiar, right?

Interesting Blog Posts

When it comes to premies, a mother’s touch has beneficial effects ten years down the line.

Are the hypothyroid-like symptoms people report on low carb due to low carb or low calorie?

Are we underestimating the energetic cost of exercises like pullups, pushups, and squats? Seems we are – by about 50%.

Media, Schmedia

The many stages of eating paleo.

Medicine or mass murder? I guess some mistakes were made. What else have they gotten wrong?

Butter wins.

Everything Else

Check out Denise Minger on the Underground Wellness and Prairie Public podcasts.

I’m all for eating more gelatin and reducing your sugar intake, but… wow.

Everyone knows how that one song can catapult you back in time to past memories. Watch it happen here in a patient with severe Alzheimer’s.

Do the brains of elderly people only slow down because they’re processing so much knowledge and wisdom – data, essentially?

Sign up for the En*theos Conference, a series of 22 talks on health, diet, and lifestyle optimization, including one I did with Jonathan Bailor on calorie counting and Primal eating (check out his new book while you’re at it).

This seems like a decent enough training program, but I mostly just liked its name: broga.

The microbial communities living in hunter-gatherer guts look very differently from ours.

Consider tossing a couple bucks toward this documentary about the real ancestral Hawaiian diet.

I’m a big fan of Blade Runner, but I don’t necessarily want to live in that world.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Comment of the Week

Despite being a Sacramento Kings fan, I no longer hate the Lakers and even Kobe.

– Man, after what the Lakers and Kobe have done to you guys, I’m impressed!

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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