Weekend Link Love – Edition 377

Weekend Link Love

That delicious avocado oil we use in our mayo? It’s now available for purchase. Pick up a 3-Pack of Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil today.

Watch me whip up some Primal chipotle lime mayo and Primal curry chicken salad. If you like those recipes and want to make your own, hurry and grab a free (just pay S&H) jar of Primal Mayo from Thrive Mark with this special offer while supplies lasts.

Research of the Week

Running a 4500 km ultra-ultramarathon in nine weeks across Europe appears to shrink your brain, albeit temporarily.

For most people, adopting a new exercise routine displaces TV.

Gluten intolerance is on the rise in Scotland.

Eating garlic makes your body odor more attractive.

Having a pet is great for a kid’s anxiety and stress levels, especially if it’s a dog.

Longer rests between sets are better for strength and size gains.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 96: Elle Russ and Brad Kearns: Hosts Brad and Elle discuss Brad’s career as an endurance athlete: the (time) trials, the tribulations, the first time he and I met, the point where he realized “too much was too much” and what should be done. Brad also reveals how he’d train for a marathon if he were running one today, what it means to be truly fit, and why so many people are still getting it so wrong.

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.

Interesting Blog Posts

Bariatrics might just be surgically-enforced fasting.

Kelly Starrett mansplains manspreading.

The health benefits of dog ownership.

Media, Schmedia

The Weston A. Price Foundation urges the FDA to reconsider its stance on the safety of raw milk cheese (PDF).

Speaking of which, Prince Charles fears the fate of traditional French cheese.

The EPA revokes approval of a new herbicide designed for GMO crops.

Everything Else

What you might learn climbing the same hill every week.

Terrorism as supernormal stimuli.

Nailed it.

A call to action.

How new technology could improve retirees’ quality of life.

Stunning photos of “the North American Indian” around the turn of the century.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 8 – Dec 14)

Comment of the Week

I’ve been mega dosing vitamin C again with this cold I just came down with on Sunday night and I seem to be managing it pretty well yet again, but I of course can’t say for sure whether or not it’s because of the vitamin C. I wish I had an alternate dimension version of myself where I didn’t take vitamin C so I could actually know! (Or maybe they could just do some studies on this? C’mon…)

– Man, randomized parallel dimension-controlled trials would be the true gold standard.

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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