Weekend Link Love – Edition 358

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Research of the Week

Soybean oil is more obesogenic and diabetogenic than either coconut oil or fructose. Yes, pure unadulterated fructose.

Soluble fiber might actually be more satiating than protein, according to a recent animal study.

Whole body vibration training kickstarts hypertrophy of the patellar tendon.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 77: Mary Vance: This week’s guest turned to a vegetarian diet rich in legumes, whole grains, and soy to deal with her anemia, but things only got worse. After suffering severe hormonal imbalance and poor digestion, she enrolled in a nutritional consultant program and became acquainted with healthier — dare I say more Primal? — ways of doing things. The rest is history, the details of which she relays to you in this episode.

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

Too much academic training and testing early in a child’s life may hamper development.

What ingredients define the cuisines of each culture?

How testosterone may also foster social cohesion and cooperation.

Media, Schmedia

Food waste in America.

On the commodification, homogenization, and degeneration of fish in the United States.

Everything Else

It’s sad that this is even necessary.

Very cool: IBM is planning to ship traveling employees’ breast milk home.

Just what you want to see when blinking in and out of consciousness during your surgery: the surgeon checking Facebook.

A pill that cloaks gluten in egg yolk antibodies may allow celiacs and the gluten-intolerant to eat foods containing gluten.

“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.”

Researchers want half of all Americans over 40 on statins because it would be “cost effective.”

Recipe Corner

  • I like the idea of emergency meatballs.
  • Wings: they’re for dinner, especially if you make ’em chili lime wings.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 28– Aug 3)

Comment of the Week

Ancient tribes would render Metformin using a long forgotten and secret bush method

– In fact, my team and I have come up with a proprietary method that recreates the ancient bushcraft-version of metformin (and keeps it over-the-counter). Stay tuned!

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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