Weekend Link Love – Edition 442

weekend_linklove in-lineRESEARCH OF THE WEEK

Your back really could be killing you.

Anti-smoking ads that use nostalgia are more effective than ads that use shame.

For people with the rarest and most severe form of epilepsy, keto might be the best option.

Fasting regenerates the pancreas in diabetic mice.

Pregnant women should avoid licorice.

Lullaby as the first salvo in the great child-parent war.

Your testes didn’t borrow much from the Neanderthals.

Diverse gut microbiomes improve cancer immunotherapy efficacy.

Auditory and visual distractions make runners hit the ground with more force.

Prebiotics improve sleep, especially after stressful periods.

NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS

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Episode 158: Cindy Lu and Earl Martin: Host Elle Russ chats with the husband and wife duo who founded Malibu Essential Oils and provide the most honest, actionable aromatherapy advice around.

INTERESTING BLOG POSTS

Terry Crews does IF.

If you’re not cleaning your hands with a zebra’s stomach contents and eating baboon colon sashimi, your gut health is garbage.

MEDIA, SCHMEDIA

Consumer demand for organic food rises.

Porn kills.

EVERYTHING ELSE

I made the Greatist’s top 100 most influential people in health and fitness.

Someone’s made a video game based on Thoreau’s Walden.

A new documentary on the psychiatric effects of psilocybin.

“Yeah, but have you ever worked out… on weed?”

Pools have a lot of pee. Hot tubs have even more.

THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN

Deal you shouldn’t miss: Buy a Whole 30 Primal Kitchen kit between now and March 8, noon PST (use coupon code FREERANCH17 at checkout) to get a free bottle of PRIMAL KITCHEN® Ranch.

Public appearance I’m making: If you’re going to ExpoWest next weekend, come by the PRIMAL KITCHEN® booth (H1013) at noon on 3/11 to chat with me and Melissa Hartwig of Whole30® fame.

ICYMI: In case you missed my Facebook Live chat last week, here’s the video.

Image that made me chuckle: This one (yes, plants are still important).

No pressure: New smart condom that tracks your performance.

RECIPE CORNER

TIME CAPSULE

One year ago (Mar 5– Mar 11)

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

“My favorite birthday was my 70th one. I always thought 70 was old. I was elated to find out that wasn’t even close to being true. At almost 73, I’m still wondering when or if I will ‘get old’. Right now it looks a long way off.”

– Beautiful, Penny.

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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