Weekend Link Love – Edition 387

Weekend Link LoveI’ll be giving a talk on food and recovery from addiction at the Recover 2.0 Online Conference. Sign up! It’s free, runs February 17-21, and features dozens of recovery experts.

Listen to my chat with Ben Greenfield on chronic cardio, fat for fuel, and Primal Endurance.

Research of the Week

Bitter rivals LDL and fish oil combine to fight liver cancer (in the lab).

A single concussion increases the risk of suicide.

Scientists have discovered neural pathways that react uniquely and exclusively to music.

If a bear eats you, there’s a 50% chance it was your fault.

Just 14 days of bed rest induces robust atrophy of skeletal muscle in middle-aged adults.

Industrial-scale fish fermentation goes back at least 9000 years (to the south of Sweden).

A test for dognition.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

bethany hamilton

Episode 106: Bethany Hamilton: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Bethany Hamilton, who, after losing an arm to a tiger shark at age 13, went on to become a national surfing champion at age 14. She’s a mother, a speaker, and, yes, a surfer who learned to channel what was by most accounts a terrible tragedy into something beautiful and uplifting.

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

Ghosts within us: how human evolution is more muddy delta than branching tree.

This is not satire.

Media, Schmedia

Is war innate? Take one, take two.

Will the new dietary guidelines just make us even fatter?

Everything Else

Are Australian birds of prey spreading fire to scare tasty critters from their hiding places?

Hmm. Apologies to any pug owners.

More reasons to avoid heart disease.

The UAE gets a minister of happiness.

How to choose, use, and slice ginger.

Could mushroom-based biopesticides replace synthetic ones?

Complex carbohydrates.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 16 – Feb 22)

Comment of the Week

Great, I always start the day with some cups of coffee, krill oil, and a pipe or two of tobacco. Now, if only I could remember why I do this :)

– You do read this blog, though, so the nootropics are probably working.

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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