Weekend Link Love – Edition 338

Weekend Link LoveResearch of the Week

Despite similar diets and identical genetics, identical twins who exercise regularly enjoy better glucose tolerance, lower body fat, superior endurance, and more gray matter than their inactive twins.

After adjusting for confounding variables, statin usage increases the risk of diabetes by 46%.

City sewage reveals the human population’s fecal microbiome and any related health or metabolic conditions. So, before you go shooting public sewage up your butt, check the city’s obesity, allergy, and IBD rates.

Widely-used processed food emulsifiers may promote obesity and intestinal inflammation.

Coffee appears protective against coronary calcium in asymptomatic young adults.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 57: Camille Macres, Paleogasm Author: Guest host Elle Russ hangs out with Camille Macres, paleo personal chef, Paleogasm cookbook author, and, now, cooking show host.

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.

Interesting Blog Posts

A pictorial comparison of food served at several different recently-held obesity conferences. Anything jump out?

How to build your own sous-vide cooker, yogurt maker, and all-purpose fermenter for $40.

Media, Schmedia

How washing dishes by hand, rather than using the dishwasher, might protect your kids from allergies.

Our appetite for single serving coffee brewing pods is creating unimaginable amounts of plastic waste.

Everything Else

Silly (if unavoidable) name, but snowga looks like a good time for cold climate folks.

How much vitamin D are you making, right now? This app will tell you.

The effect optical illusions have on open-mindedness.

Bacteria share food via tubes.

College athletic programs are starting to pursue fourth graders.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 9 – Mar 15)

Comment of the Week

You’re wrong Mark! The ultimate fear is “when will my coconut oil run out?”

– I hear that. Everyone should check out the entire comment section of that post. There were some real gems.

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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