Weekend Link Love – Edition 340

Weekend Link LoveI had a great time cooking, chatting about paleo tricks, and busting paleo myths on Camille’s Paleo Kitchen cooking show. Go check out the full episode, and wait for the paleogasm at the end.

The 2015 Diabetes Summit kicks off tomorrow. Register today to get free access to my presentation and dozens of others over the next week.

Research of the Week

8000 years ago at the dawn of agriculture, 17 women were reproduced for every one man. Man, the life of your average early farmer must have just been great!

Infants who received the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus for the first six months of life went on to develop zero neuropsychiatric disorders by age 13. Among 13 year olds who didn’t get the probiotic as infants, 17.1% had developed ADHD or Asperger Syndrome.

Natural sleep cycles are preserved in a rural Brazilian community.

Outdoor play and exposure to bright natural light can lower the risk of myopia in kids by up to 60%.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 59: Dr. Kelly Starrett: Host Brad Kearns sits down with the supple leopard himself, Dr. Kelly Starrett, for a wide-ranging discussion about what it takes to become a healthy, well-rounded athlete, prevent common injuries, increase mobility and performance, and make the right training decisions. You’ll learn the five practices K-Starr prioritizes for anyone interested in improving their physical health, performance, and general wellness.

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

The potential health effects of whisky polyphenols.

A dying neurosurgeon’s ruminations on time, meaning, joy, and life.

Media, Schmedia

Many dairy farmers are breaking the law on antibiotics usage in their animals.

Light manufacturer conducts survey concluding light at night not responsible for sleep disturbances.

Everything Else

An ongoing study is checking if the oft-reported survival benefits to pet ownership in older adults is related to changes in gut bacteria from dog kisses.

The British coconut oil boom.

The evolution of the anus.

Can maple syrup replace glucose gel for endurance athletes?

The Kitchen of the Unwanted Animal, an Amsterdam food truck and caterer, serves up pigeon, pony, parakeet, and other uncommon (and initially unwanted) animal meats.

Recipe Corner

  • Ever try creole puchero? No? Then get on it.
  • Peruvian shrimp chowder, or chupe de camarones, involves a lot of ingredients, but it’s well worth it.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 23 – Mar 29)

Comment of the Week

When I first read the article, I read “You need a rat breakfast on a regular basis.” I wasn’t ready to go THAT primal.

– Oh, The Definitive Guide to Road Kill, Vermin, Rats, and Other Varmints is coming soon.

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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