Weekend Link Love – Edition 456

weekend_linklove in-lineRESEARCH OF THE WEEK

Moderate drinking emerges as a risk factor for cognitive decline.

We’re not even close to understanding the biological control of appetite.

If you’re going to take milk protein after lifting, 9 grams is the absolute minimum (and more is better).

New drugs are being fast-tracked without adequate testing.

Fetuses in the womb respond to face-like images.

Short, high-intensity resistance training improves pancreatic function in type 2 diabetics.

Teen girls are really depressed.

NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS

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Episode 172: Marla Sarris: Host Elle Russ chats with Marla Sarris, co-founder of PaleoPorn (not like that), brand development expert, documentary producer, and co-creator of the Week of Zen meditation course. Busy lady.

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

With age comes wisdom (really).

It might be time to admit that we don’t have a very solid grasp on the evolutionary story of modern humans.

Early hominids could really take a punch.

This is your brain on acid.

MEDIA, SCHMEDIA

Silicon Valley techies are really into extended fasting.

The Amazon extras in Wonder Woman were pretty much all elite female athletes.

EVERYTHING ELSE

Moving story.

Next we’ll be decoding dreams.

This sounds like a book I need to read.

THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN

Video I recommend: The outer limits of human survival.

Podcast I appeared on: Wellness Force, where I spoke about Primal living in the modern world, the power of intuition, the myth of “good” and “bad” genes, and much more.

Concept I’m pondering: The aging identity.

Article I loved: How visionary biologist George Church parlayed narcolepsy into creative genius.

News I enjoyed: Ivory Coast jails chimpanzee traffickers for the first time ever.

RECIPE CORNER

TIME CAPSULE

One year ago (Jun 11 –June 17)

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

“Are chic peas like chick peas, just more fashionable?”

– Well done, Ross.

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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