Weekend Link Love – Edition 351

Weekend Link LoveBoulder, CO readers! June, 19, I’ll be at the Whole Foods on Pearl Street signing books and handing out Primal Kitchen™ Mayo samples. Come say hello, try a 30-minute CrossFit workout, and taste some delicious mayo.

Speaking of which, Primal Kitchen™ Mayo is now available in Whole Foods markets across the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions and in New Seasons markets across the Pacific Northwest. If you haven’t tried it yet, go grab some in person!

Research of the Week

The composition of a child’s microbiome may affect his or her temperament.

The more HFCS-sweetened beverages a young adult drank, the more their cardiovascular risk factors worsened.

If you let ’em, chimps would cook. A series of studies shows that chimps prefer cooked to raw food, can gather and transport raw food in anticipation of cooking it, will relinquish control of raw food so that they can be cooked, and can conceptualize the transformation of raw foods into cooked ones.

Matched calorie for calorie with glucose, fructose produces greater weight gain, more inactivity, and increased body fat.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 70: Dr. David Perlmutter: Host Eli Rohde hangs out with Dr. David Perlmutter, author of NY Times bestseller Grain Brain and the just-released (and bestselling) Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain — For Life, to discuss just about everything there is to talk about the microbiome, including antibiotic usage, fecal transplants, probiotics, prebiotics, neurological health, diabetes, and even our emotional response. You don’t want to miss this one.

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.

Also, be sure to check out and subscribe to the brand new Primal Endurance Podcast.

Weekly sweepstakes: Submit a review for The Primal Blueprint Podcast or The Primal Endurance Podcast on iTunes and submit this form for a chance to win a Primal prize package. One new winner is chosen every week!

Interesting Blog Posts

Holding your breath in India (might be necessary to grow up without impaired health).

Naive busybodies without ranching experience are accusing a smalltime pasture-based rancher from upstate New York of animal abuse.

Media, Schmedia

So not only is there an eye microbiome, but wearing contact lenses affects it.

One potential reason for the overabundance of overabundant adipose tissue is the overabundance of food.

Everything Else

British health experts now recommend that office workers stand for at least two hours a day.

How reversing type 2 diabetes might just require ignoring the official guidelines.

Scientists just discovered a previously unknown pathway directly connecting the brain to the immune system. The discovery could have major implications for conditions like autism, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Melanoma rates have doubled over the past 30 years.

Previously assumed (by some) to become harmless, easily-excreted metabolites, consumed BPA may actually turn into a compound linked to increased body fat gain.

Do we have a paleo deficit disorder?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 9 – Jun 15)

Comment of the Week

I like my wife’s tale, but I would never call her old.

Smart man!

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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