Weekend Link Love – Edition 380

Weekend Link LoveResearch of the Week

The genetic link between physical activity and health.

Scientists can determine how many cats, dogs, men, and women live in a household by analyzing the bacteria content of its dust.

Obesity may be worse than a lack of fitness.

Nine in ten cancers may be caused by lifestyle or environment (as opposed to genes).

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 99: Katy Bowman: Host Brad Kearns sits down with renowned biomechanist Katy Bowman to chat about healthy human movement patterns, the perils of excessive exercise, why exercise can’t replace movement, and why the Don’t Just Sit There movement is gaining so much traction.

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

Chipotle’s E. coli crisis.

Arnold’s Christmas challenge to everyone.

Media, Schmedia

Cycling desks: coming to a university library near you.

US News and World Reports covers the no-poo movement and urges us to eat butter and curb sugar over the holidays. What did Bob Dylan say about the times again?

Everything Else

Is your hipster chocolate a total scam?

The planet isn’t getting enough nutritious animal poop.

The current best basketball player in the world just signed a three year endorsement deal with a water filtration system.

What happens when a coastal people become landlocked?

Should you sleep with your pet?

How to avoid being overwhelmed by email.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 29 – Jan 4)

Comment of the Week

So Mark, you are not holding back the Primal movement are you? :)


– I certainly hope not, HealthyGuy!

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 more than three decades 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 flavorful and delicious kitchen staples crafted with premium ingredients like avocado oil. With over 70 condiments, sauces, oils, and dressings in their lineup, Primal Kitchen makes it easy to prep mouthwatering meals that fit into your lifestyle.

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