RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
High cholesterol, lower Parkinson’s risk .
19-year-olds are as sedentary  as 60-year-olds.
Bariatric surgery creates  an entirely new microbiome.
Many surgeries rely on  the placebo effect.
Fried potato consumption raises mortality risk . Is it the potatoes, the frying, or the oil?
NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 173: Tero Isokaupilla : Host Elle Russ chats with Tero Isokaupilla, founder of Four Sigmatic and evangelist for medicinal mushrooms.
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
How the top Ultimate Frisbee athlete in America eats, trains, and lives .
Between Rafe Kelley and Katy Bowman, the Pacific Northwest’s movement scene is quite strong .
Maine woman drowns rabid raccoon with her bare hands . Way to represent my home state.
7%’s not that bad .
“His parents didn’t think  his condition was serious.”
Hugh Jackman sure does enjoy dancing .
The case  for waiting to bathe newborns.
Reason #1027  not to eat fast food.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Father’s Day giveaway contest you should jump on: The Primal Kitchen® Father-Daughter package , including signed copies of both my and Devyn’s new cookbooks, plus our full line of dressings, oils, and condiments.
New discovery I found fascinating: How memories form .
News I decided to misrepresent: Brazil is creating tilapia-human hybrids .
Important to read before you go swimming this summer: How much pee is in that pool ?
I assume this happens daily in Brazil: Man drops groceries .
- This bacon deviled egg salad  might just replace my Big-Ass one on occasion.
- Meat on a stick  was good enough for Odysseus, it’s good enough for you.
One year ago (Jun 18 – June 24)
- Are Cell Phones and EMF Really Harming Your Health?  – It’s complicated.
- What is the Experience of Awe and Why Does It Matter?  – Why you need to say “whoa” (and mean it).
Comment of the Week
“‘Man can’t live on bacon alone.’
The most horrific words ever spoken. ?”
– I know, Ontario . A few of my workers caught wind and tried prying my fingers off the keyboard. I almost wish they’d succeeded. So it goes.
And Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!