Elle Russ had a great chat with Dave Asprey . Good stuff.
Research of the Week
American kids are among the world’s least fit .
Staying physically and mentally active reduces  cognitive decline.
“Tech rage “: Americans are apparently throwing, sobbing into, and screaming at their smartphones on a regular basis.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 138: Elizabeth Resnick : Host Elle Russ hangs out with former MDA success story  about her transition from a vegan diet, how going Primal helped her skin, digestive, and anxiety issues, and how the shift has changed her life.
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.
- The Definitive Guide to Wine 
- 6 Reasons Mistakes Are Important For Success 
- Why the Variety of Your Protein Sources Matters 
Interesting Blog Posts
Eating 3-4 egg yolks a day could improve your blood lipids and reduce liver and belly fat, if this rat study is to be believed .
Soylent stops  selling its food replacement bars after customers complained of nausea and vomiting.
Warming up, or learning up ?
In an exceedingly safe world, the biggest danger children face is the moralizing stranger .
A Silicon Valley techie wants to reduce smartphone addiction  despite working in an industry that depends on it for growth. Can he succeed?
Big Soda has pumped big money  into major health organizations to suppress information about the health effects of sugar consumption.
When automation fails, we’re not always ready to assume control .
Man, I want to see what this guy  can do on a Bosu ball.
Zuck hunts .
In the future, electronic cutlery will make your broccoli taste like chocolate . Gross.
Did primate evolution begin in India ?
A new lawsuit  claims Pepsi’s Naked Juice isn’t actually healthy.
A vegan tourist arrives in New Zealand, discovers they have sheep, is triggered .
“The whole world is in your lap .”
Gluten-free has really come a long way .
And now, bears playing with balloons .
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Deal of the week: I’ve partnered with Dry Farm Wines to give you a fantastic deal  on some truly Primal-approved wines.
Product I’m excited about: Purple sweet potatoes have reappeared at Whole Foods.
A quote I found helpful, particularly given the current political/media climate: “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”—Marcus Aurelius .
The blog post that most piqued my interest: “The Secret Life of Trees” —Another tree article? Yep. As you read, consider the dichotomy between the organic, bottoms-up nature of tree community support systems and the government-ordained, top-down system we have. Which is more Primal?
My favorite fun (and also mindblowing) fact of the week: The universe contains 10 times more galaxies than previously thought (PDF ).
- Crispy roasted pig face . Oh, and I think there are some leaves in there, too.
- Straight from the birthplace of pasta comes Hawaiian spaghetti .
One year ago (Oct 16 – Oct 22)
- A Brief History of U.S. Dietary Guidelines  – What have they been telling us to eat all these years?
- Health Perspective for Every Stage of Life: Part 2  – How should oldsters approach health?
Comment of the Week
“My favorite oil is melted butter”
– Great choice, wildgrok .