My interview with Focal Upright , makers of the best standup workstations in the industry.
Research of the Week
The morbidly obese have “accelerated intestinal glucose absorption .”
A bunch of obesity researchers come out hard  against the usefulness of “calories in, calories out.”
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 44: Interview with Mark Allen – Triathlon Legend, Author, and Coach : Host Brad Kearns has a fascinating chat with the best triathlete in history about how he managed to balance life and training, his tips for athletes interested in accomplishing the same, and much more.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here  so you never miss an episode.
- The Many Wheys Whey Can Improve Your Health 
- Primal Blueprint Podcasts – Lend Us an Ear! 
- The Definitive Guide to Stress, Cortisol, and the Adrenals: When ‘Fight or Flight’ Meets the Modern World 
- Change Coming to the Dietary Guidelines? 
Interesting Blog Posts
Instead of playing brain training games, healthy older adults should just hang out with their friends .
The midlife crisis may be unavoidable , but we’re probably also destined to eventually get over it and be happier than ever.
Turns out that sitting is probably pretty bad for your mental and emotional health , too.
Preterm infants under medical care depend on an “environment almost entirely composed of plastic ,” (video) and it’s probably affecting their hormones and harming their health and normal development.
Australian actor Damon Gameau went on a 60-day low-fat diet high in “healthy” high-carb foods  like fruit juice, granola bars, and low-fat yogurt and ended up gaining 10 cm of belly fat and a prognosis of impending fatty liver. Watch for That Sugar Film, the documentary about his experience, in 2015.
I’ve always been fascinated by those words in foreign languages that can’t be translated directly into English words. Here are a few examples  (plus a new book about them). Komorebi (Japanese for “the sunlight that filters through the leaves of the trees”) is my favorite. What’s yours?
Retail chicken across the United Kingdom is very likely to be contaminated with campylobacter .
The homeland of the Masai is being sold off  to become private hunting grounds for the Dubai royal family.
They may be cute and vaguely dog-like, but seals aren’t endangered and their meat is actually quite sustainable .
How successful has Whole Foods been at broadening its customer base  (and helping lower income people eat healthier) with stores in Detroit?
- These chili, coriander, and sweet potato biohacker’s beef sausages  would be the perfect post-workout meal.
- Paleo baked apple . A simple yet impressive dessert.
One year ago (Nov 30 – Dec 6)
- Should You Be Eating High-Fat Dairy?  – Probably, if you can handle it.
- In the Pursuit of Health, Should You Aim for Progress or Perfection?  – Find out which way(s) work best.
Comment of the Week
This year I have a delicious whey protein rub for the big turkey. Extra gainz.
– I’d love that recipe  if you’ve got it handy.