Weekend Link Love – Edition 300

Weekend Link LoveForget standing workstations. The new ergonomics movement sweeping the startup world is the fetal position workstation. Kidding aside, the typical sedentary office environment is a serious public health problem, and we’re tackling it head on. I’m working with biomechanist and popular author Katy Bowman on a comprehensive multimedia course called Don’t Just Sit There!. Stay tuned for more on that in the near future.

I was recently on the Low Carb Paleo Show podcast. Go have a listen.

Episode #23 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. Brad has a lively discussion with Paleo Girl author Leslie Klenke about her background, her story, her new book, and why parents should read it alongside their teens.

Research of the Week

In breast cancer patients whose tumors express IGF-1 receptors, those who limited carb intake experienced less cancer recurrence.

Fasting for three days stimulates stem cell regeneration of the aging immune system.

Exercise is good for your gut flora.

Early hominids may have developed massive jaws not to chew raw grains and other roughage, but to take punches.

Interesting Blog Posts

An excellent guide to diet-based sunburn resistance.

How does athletic performance fare in the keto-adapted?

A few years ago in a post on type 1 diabetes, I mentioned a young Danish boy who’d put his T1D into remission with a gluten-free diet. Three years later, he’s still in remission.

Media, Schmedia

While many researchers recognize the deleterious impact of artificial light on the quality and quantity of our sleep, one scientist isn’t so convinced: “Can’t you people just close your eyes?”

Why cramps actually occur, and how Gatorade probably isn’t helping matters.

Everything Else

A new Kickstarter hopes to open Health Kitchen, the very first (but not last) hospital cafe with gluten-free and paleo-friendly options. It looks like a great cause to me.

Looks like the “3500 calories = a pound of body fat” law is more of a canard.

It looked like the FDA was about to ban traditionally-aged artisan cheeses. They’ve since walked back their statements, but the threat remains.

A pill that detects pesticides in your drinking water.

Take that, crows! Babies finally beat them at something.

Five invasive, incredibly delicious species.

Recipe Corner

  • Oxtail and romaine lettuce stir fry. Yes, stir-fried lettuce. Weird, but good.
  • Real shepherd’s pie, potatoes and all.

Time Capsule

One year ago (June 15 – June 21)

Comment of the Week

Actually, Mark, I was standing and walking about in bare feet during the whole interview with Evan Brand. :)

– Touché, Aaron!

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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