Weekend Link Love – Edition 400

Weekend Link Love

I recently dined with the guys at Power Supply. Check it out along with their recipe using PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Mayo.

Speaking of mayo, how about a year’s worth in exchange for your Success Story?

Plus, a whole host of free Primal Kitchen products could be just one “like” away.

Research of the Week

Nitrate rich vegetables (beet juice, spinach smoothie, rocket salad) reduce blood pressure more than sodium nitrate. Obese women vigorously exercise for an hour a year. Obese men, 3.6 hours. Cause, effect, or both? Either way, it’s a sad state of affairs.

We’ve got a sixth sense that protects us during distracted driving, but not if we’re texting.

A barefoot run enhances working memory.

Animism was the earliest religious belief.

Use of artificial sweeteners during pregnancy is linked to heavier babies.

A new study finds no link between cell phones and cancer.

Researchers have detected evidence of significant genetic shifts in the human genome in the last 2000 years.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 119: Chris Adams: Host Brad Kearns hangs out with firefighter and PrimalCon legend Chris Adams about the importance of stress mitigation, balancing training with the stress and sleep-deprivation inherent to firefighting, what it takes to make it as a firefighter in Arizona, how (and why) to slow everything down, and much more.

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

The most effective blue-blocking eyewear is the cheapest.

These would be cool to blow up and have on your wall: periodic tables of kettlebell, dumbbell, bodyweight, and TRX suspension exercises.

Media, Schmedia

Kids in some areas need notes from their doctors just to keep recess.

Taubes proposes a better Big Fat Loser study.

“Dad, I’m loving skinny Samwise and the guy with the member’s only jacket over a Purple Rain shirt, but where are their parents?”

Everything Else

Good news! No need to eat liver, leafy greens, or pastured eggs. You can get all the folic acid you need in a bag of Fritos!

The (often terrible) power of “no.”

Buzzfeed poetry.

Strongmom competitions.

Bread sales plummet across the UK.

Health and infectious disease experts are urging the cancellation of the 2016 Olympics in Rio for fears it’ll spread Zika worldwide.

Did the potato change the world?

DIY China Study (very cool).

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 18 – May 24)

Comment of the Week

“100% of the psychology students were experiencing anxiety … ironic in a sense. :)”

– Indeed, HealthyHombre.

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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