Weekend Link Love – Edition 415

weekend_linklove in-lineCheck out my interview with Kathy Smith. I so enjoyed watching Kathy’s daughter Kate run in the Olympic 800 meter finals in Rio this weekend!

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Research of the Week

Two years of using a standing desk at school lowers BMI in kids (and no, they weren’t six year-old bodybuilders losing lean muscle mass!).

Feared food additive carrageenan actually harmless, new study says.

Latinos age more slowly than other ethnic groups.

Both “greater fruit and vegetable intake” and higher “fat, meat, egg, and tofu intake” were associated with better-smelling sweat.

New research reveals the true human cell to bacterial cell count in the body: 1:1.

PETA would have really hated Otzi.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts


Episode 132: Dr. Lauren Noel: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Dr. Lauren Noel, a licensed naturopathic doctor who specializes in thyroid health, digestive disorders, and autoimmune conditions. You heard right: Dr. Noel is an expert on the three most confusing conditions that conventional medicine has almost no clue about.

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

What does Primal Health Coach Dr. Al Danenberg eat each week?

How to make meetings more tolerable (and effective).

Simple, effective tips for beating type 2 diabetes.

To be resilient, you must recover—not endure.

Doctors: your patients could use a health coach.

Assuming the associations are even causal, doing way more exercise than currently recommended barely offers any extra protection against diabetes and colon cancer.

Media, Schmedia

What was it like being a Roman gladiator?

Forbes enters the A2 vs A1 casein fray.

The connection between latitude, birth month, and celiac disease.

Everything Else

A new mushroom-based supplement prevents you from tasting bitter flavors. Nope, no unintended consequences detected.

Ketogenic diets may help fight cancer, and you can help researchers prove it.

If parenting is overrated, so too is schooling.

Tendons in action.

I can see this being partially true.

We’ve got a twin.

Works every time.

Anxious? Just embrace it.

I think you’re doing it wrong.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 28 – Sep 3)

Comment of the Week

If it’s not on Strava it didn’t happen.
So say all my athlete friends!

– I think I know your friends, Jane.

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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