Weekend Link Love – Edition 436

weekend_linklove in-lineRESEARCH OF THE WEEK

True psychopaths aren’t all that bright.

The evolution of short sleep duration in humans may have left us vulnerable to Alzheimer’s.

The link between the gut and hypertension.

Farmed salmon is losing omega-3s.


Episode 152: Dr. Cate Shanahan Part 2: Dr. Cate and host Brad Kearns continue the conversation from last week.

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.


Are you spending the fitness you’ve accrued?

The case for sous vide ping pong balls.

Turmeric and fish go awfully well together.

Does a ketogenic diet increase the risk of malignant melanoma? It depends on what kind of fat you use to make your ketones.


The potato industry sets its sights on the ancestral health community. Haven’t they read our posts on resistant starch?


These jets don’t lag.

Stephan Guyenet responds to Gary Taubes regarding sugar and the U.S. government’s role in the obesity crisis. Then an engineer named Vicente responds to him.

What Neanderthal ancestry means for us.

New weight loss hack: salmon sashimi.

Will tech finally conquer health care?

How Iceland curbed teen substance abuse.


Upcoming online summit where I’m presenting: The Autoimmune Revolution Summit. If you have any interest in learning to treat autoimmune conditions with lifestyle and dietary practices, sign up today for the free event.

Contests with upcoming deadlines: Make a Primal Blueprint Recipe Video (Jan. 22 at midnight PDT), Grokpose for $1000 (Jan. 22 at midnight PDT), What’s in Your Primal Kitchen? (Jan. 22 at midnight PDT), Share Your Success Story (Jan. 22 at midnight PDT).

Video I can’t describe any better: Man destroys yellowjacket nest with bare hands.

Interview I did: Discussing the books that most impacted (and impact) my life with The Reading Lists.

Proof the future is now: In-vitro fetuses growing better in the presence of techno music.

Concept I found fascinating: Sex as biological communication.



One year ago (Jan 22-Jan 28)


“Thank you for the suggestions which “freak the neighbors out.” The courage and willingness to do this are (I say very sincerely) maybe the biggest foundation stone to getting healthy. Thanks again”

– I completely agree, Cynthia Weitzman. I’d even extend that to “doing anything meaningful.” Without being willing to look silly or frighten others’ sensibilities, you’ll miss out on too much.

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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