Weekend Link Love – Edition 297

Weekend Link LoveEpisode #20 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. I get back into the flow of answering reader questions with a bunch of fitness-related queries. If you have any questions of your own, or perhaps some ideas for future podcasts, please let me know by using the blue “Submit a Question” button in the sidebar!

Research of the Week

Yet another potential disruptor of the intestinal microbiome looms: disordered sleep.

Vinegar is a surprisingly healthy food.

The form of vitamin E found in canola, corn, and soybean oil may increase the risk of developing asthma and decrease lung function.

Interesting Blog Posts

Declining biodiversity in the environment isn’t just bad for the plants, animals, and microbes that get cut. Since humans derive physiological benefits from observing nature’s diversity, it could also destroy our mental health. Imagine the horror of wild, savage nature replaced by one long, unbroken, perfectly manicured front lawn.

The dolphins and orcas at Seaworld aren’t the only mammals that have to worry about diseases of captivity.

Media, Schmedia

Treadmill desks get virtual ink in Forbes.

A pretty decent article from the Huffington Post: nine habits of people with a healthy relationship to exercise.

Everything Else

Remember that Australian two-part series discussing the downsides of statins and the misguided attack on cholesterol from awhile back? ABC Australia is pulling it.

How skipping soap and rubbing bacteria all over your body can keep you clean.

A parasite that forces its host to dig its own grave.

Beautiful photos of a dwindling population of sea nomads.

A nice way to protect your frying oil from oxidative damage.

How gluten might affect child development.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 25 – May 31)

Comment of the Week

I’m so depressed. I’ve known for a while that I feel better without alcohol and that I should just stop drinking it. But, Marks 2-glass-per-night-habit was enough to justify keeping it in my life. Now what?

– I’ll tweet whenever I have a glass so you know you’re in the clear.

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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