Weekend Link Love – Edition 357

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Research of the Week

Feel like an afternoon snack? Berries will keep you fuller longer than an equally-caloric baked item.

Most packaged gluten-free foods are just as unhealthy as their gluten-replete counterparts.

Romantic-sexual kissing doesn’t appear to be a human universal.

“Stone age conditions” prolong sleep.

In indigenous Australians and Papua New Guineans, mingling with the Denisovans (the “other Neanderthal,” an ancestral human living primarily in Asia) introduced genes related to “spermatogenesis, fertilization, cold acclimation, circadian rhythm, development of brain, neural tube, face, and olfactory pit, immunity,” as well as “female pregnancy, development of face, lung, heart, skin, nervous system, and male gonad, visual and smell perception, response to heat, pain, hypoxia, and UV, lipid transport, metabolism, blood coagulation, wound healing, aging.”

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 76: Diana Rodgers: Host Elle Russ hangs out with sustainable farming advocate Diana Rodgers. Learn how Diana got into ancestral health by way of gluten-free dieting, whether there’s still vacant land that can be grazed, why her farm is “community-supported,” and how anyone who cares at all about what they eat must also care how their food is grown and raised.

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.

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Interesting Blog Posts

The Fat Emperor on insulin and missed opportunities.

Will taxing saturated fat actually prevent any deaths?

Paul Jaminet with an interesting post on antioxidants, exercise, and whether bigger muscles are always better (or stronger).

Could lower dietary fiber diversity lead to higher diversity in the gut biome?

Media, Schmedia

Apparently, sunbathing is far more dangerous than driving a car. Hmm.

The people who need very little sleep.

Long time gluten-free dieter Novak Djokovic just won Wimbledon.

Everything Else

Scott Jurek just hiked the Appalachian trail in 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes, averaging 50 miles a day.

Portland’s police horses now wear minimalist footwear. Dang hipsters.

The FDA adds “heart attack” and “stroke” to NSAID warning labels.

Oregon State University scientists have cultivated a type of dulse seaweed that apparently tastes like bacon.

The evolution of prosthetic legs.

Doodling may help you think, even if you’re bad at art.

Why BMI doesn’t work for everyone.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 21 – Jul 27)

Comment of the Week

Charlie Parker became the most influential jazz musician of the 20th century in about 1000 days.   I like it.  Being a musician and all.   Thanks for posting it

Really cool to know. Thanks, Todd.

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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