Weekend Link Love – Edition 466

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Just having your phone in the same room drains your cognitive capacity, even if it’s turned off.

99% of your gut bacteria are a complete mystery.

Belly fat increases cancer risk.

Researchers used Twitter to discover the geography of happiness.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 183: Elizabeth Baldwin-Lodge: Host Elle Russ chats with Elizabeth Baldwin-Lodge, an author who found her calling after two failed celebrity marriages were unable to fill the void in her life. Despite having “everything,” she was only able to be truly happy when she figured out how to be happy within.

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

Why omega-6 seed oils may be the primary cause of the diseases of civilization.

How weighted blankets could help with stress and anxiety.

Media, Schmedia

Tressa’s inspiring success story.

High-dose B12 supplementation when you don’t really need it may raise the risk of lung cancer.

“I don’t trust people to take so much control over the future of human nature.” Me neither.

Everything Else

“Whole Paycheck” might stop making sense.

Babylonians did trigonometry. Well, some of them.

Why vertical farms probably won’t work like proponents think they will.

Cheer yourself up.

All’s clear for the decisive trial in MDMA for PTSD patients.

As the prospect of human embryo genetic engineering draws closer to reality, some Chinese parents are asking for alterations to alcohol processing genes that would allow social drinking for business purposes.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

The kind of addiction I can get behind: To learning.

Study that made me go “Hmm”: Humans from the ancient past had a higher load of genomic disease risk than humans from today.

Article I’m pondering: “The day I found out my life was hanging by a thread.”

Kickstarter for awesome cooking equipment I’m excited about (and you should be too): Dr. Michael Eades’ SousVide Supreme Touch+.

Video I think you’ll dig: What Primal Health Coaches love about the course.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 27– Sep 2)

Comment of the Week

Thanks for opening up some seriously sexy pillow talk: Hey, baby, let’s clear out some deleterious mutations.

– Whoa, this is a family-friendly blog, KidPsych.

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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