Weekend Link Love – Edition 379

Weekend Link Love

Research of the Week

When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, eating lettuce is worse than bacon.

Top scientists hold back science.

Humanely-killed fish taste better.

Human sleep efficiency (short but deep) developed in part because it allowed us to throw amazing parties late into the night.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 98: Stacy Toth: I hang out with the Paleo Parent herself. We talk about her journey to (and maintenance of) healthy weight loss, staying paleo in a corporate setting, incorporating movement and paleo eating throughout the day, and how a walking treadmill desk is the key to her success, and maybe yours.

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

Researchers think doctor’s visits should include exercise checks.

What fasting does for the brain.

A nice response to the “Cowspiracy” film.

Media, Schmedia

Quitting meat won’t save the planet.

Why parents need to stop controlling how their kids play.

Everything Else

Google’s Play Books app just added a blue light filter.

Why Jeb polls so poorly.

Pepsi vending machines to feature “healthy” fare only.

What walking across the world feels like.

Sure, I’m ready.

Chronic stress may be fueling the asthma epidemic.

Obama signs a “Free Range Kids” act.

Where does one species end and the next begin?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 22 – Dec 28)

Comment of the Week

Agreed. Baboon balls are natural too, but I’d love to know if they’re the thing that’s flavoring my food!

– Fear not, Kathleen. Our bars use only the finest macaque balls.

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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