Weekend Link Love – Edition 414

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

A 30% ketone diet improves rats’ cognitive and physical performance.

Calcium intake has a protective relationship with colorectal cancer risk.

More evidence that fidgeting (feet) is good for your health (when sitting).

Broccoli sprouts alleviate anxiety and depression in animals.

Intermediate HDL levels may be better for longevity than too low or too high.

African runners have greater resistance to fatigue during general activity than European runners.

Non-celiac gluten sensitivity exists (again).

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 131: Dr. Gary E. Foresman, MD: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Dr. Foresman, a Primal doc with extensive experience treating thyroid and other disorders using modern diagnostics, traditional wisdom, and cutting edge lifestyle modification. If you have any interest in thyroid health, this podcast is a can’t-miss.

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

Why is nutrition science so messy?

Using machine learning and 18 months of data, a developer discovered that sleep has the greatest impact on his bodyweight.

New tech will enable researchers to monitor biomarkers in real-time, rather than rely on misleading snapshots.

Want to know if type 2 diabetes is in your future?

Media, Schmedia

The man who gold medaled in the javelin used Youtube clips to train.

A fairy tale comes to life.

Usain has never run a mile.”

Alarming new data indicates that the nation’s love testers need recalibration and that millions of requests that Dad “launch me into the deep end with a 360 spin” will go unfulfilled.

Everything Else

Golden rice sure is pretty, but it’s been a bit of a dud when it comes to fixing vitamin A deficiency.

Support The Sioux Chef, a new restaurant based on Native American cuisine, if only for the perfect name.

The FDA wants to make poop harder. To buy and sell, that is.

Within ten years, prospective parents will be able to quantify (and respond to) the genetic destiny of their unborn child.

CRISPR might be used to eliminate pesticide use.

How the fastest men from the last 120 years measure up to each other. And how the fastest men from every country today measure up.

The greatest centenarian athlete is Frenchman Robert Marchand, a 104 year-old cyclist.

Should kids be playing augmented reality games?

Panda Express to unveil chorks.

A real life TriCorder for real-time human biometrics may be coming.

Move over, Tim Ferriss.

Recipe Corner

  • Smoked paprika coconut chips. The paprika is smoked, not the coconut.
  • Decadent Paleo Ramen Burger from Spice Cave. Ramen can’t be Paleo, right? Think again.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 21 – Aug 27)

Comment of the Week

Don’t just do something; sit there.

– Exactly, Walter.

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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