Weekend Link Love – Edition 354

Weekend Link LoveSummer is here and grill season is upon us! As an early 4th of July present, I’m giving away a FREE copy of my Primal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings and Toppings hardcover cookbook with every Primal Kitchen™ Mayo 3-pack order. Simply add both products to your cart and use coupon code FREEDOM to get the cookbook absolutely free. Expires on July 4.

Research of the Week

The more berries, onions, apples, oranges, and other common sources of dietary flavonoids women ate, the better they aged.

Both strength training and aerobic conditioning have beneficial effects on workplace burnout, despite being stressors in and of themselves.

According to BMI, more Americans are obese than overweight.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 73: Hannah Crum: If you’ve ever wanted to know anything about kombucha — how to make it, how to drink it, why to make and drink it, how to make kombucha cocktails – this episode is for you. Hannah Crum is the Kombucha Mamma, Master Brewer and proprietor of the web’s top kombucha advice site.

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 (relatively) brand new Primal Endurance Podcast.

Weekly sweepstakes: Write 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

How an ancient Viking honey liquor could be the answer to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

George Henderson’s take on the latest PUFA-for-saturated fat meta-analysis. And Steven Hamley’s is also worth a read.

What we know — and don’t know — about Europe’s first humans.

Media, Schmedia

Researchers are calling for the US dietary guidelines to stop placing limits on total fat intake.

Can gut bacteria explain our mood?

Everything Else

The story of the first CrossFit affiliate.

Another sub-par criticism of the ancestral health movement that totally misses the point (and, of course, relies heavily on the existence of lactase persistence).

The case for seeing a physical therapist every year.

If a skeptical acquaintance ever goes “Yeah, but where are the studies?” you can direct them to this page.

Is iron enriched-food at the heart of most modern disease?

So, is obesity really a choice?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 30 – Jul 6)

  • Why Kids Need the Sun – Before you go slopping a half gallon of sunblock on your kid at sunrise, read this post on why they need some unfiltered UV in their lives.
  • An Ounce of Prevention is Worth…? – Is prevention really all it’s cracked up to be?

Comment of the Week

In response to the first questioner I recently read a statement that is sticking with me: “Only a fool stumbles on things behind him.” That is helping me let go of my past.

– Nice. I like that.

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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