Weekend Link Love – Edition 376

Weekend Link Love

We’re starting another round of The 21-Day Transformation Challenge on the Vimify app, Monday, November 30th! Whether you’re new to the program, you want to recommit, or you just need a challenge, now’s the time!

Research of the Week

We may have unknown lifeforms residing in our guts.

How farming changed the European genome.

Fraudulent studies contain more “linguistic obfuscation.”

Protein restriction can have profound effects on health and longevity, but excessive restriction is detrimental, particularly in the very old.”

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 95: Elle Russ and Eli Rohde: Our very own dynamic duo returns for a delicious episode packed with creative recipe ideas, kitchen hacks, and innovative ways to optimize your Primal lifestyle.

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 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

These scientists claim to have created an algorithm to accurately predict a person’s optimal diet.

Hey, you with the knee pain: stop doing this with your toes.

How objective and dispassionate a nutrition expert is Dr. Katz, really?

Media, Schmedia

Researchers are finally acknowledging that gut bacteria may play a causative role in autism.

The director of We Love Paleo, the new Australian documentary about the ancestral health movement, was recently interviewed on Australia’s The Daily Edition.

Everything Else

Though the Super Bowl has passed, I’d still recommend checking out the newest edition of Pigskin Paleo, a book of delicious paleo-friendly game day sports bar-esque recipes.

Tim Noakes, on trial.

Ouch. Also, haha.

Even your coffee maker’s got its own microbiome.

The FDA just approved GM-salmon.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 1 – Dec 7)

Comment of the Week

I like charred meat so I just formed a belief that fiber from vegetables, fruit, and psylium simply carry out any nasty carcinogens. It’s not very scientific, but I sleep well. This has saved me a few times from long articles that prove my premise. 🙂

– If it works, it works.

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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