Weekend Link Love – Edition 468

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

You’re probably drinking plastic.

HIIT works in overweight/obese sedentary adults of both sexes with a good chance of developing type 2 diabetes.

A new study just identified hundreds of new genes linked to intelligence.

Visualization increases performance.

Neural networks can predict your sexual orientation from your facial appearance.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 185: Diana Keuilian: Host Elle Russ chats with Diana Keuilian, best-selling author of the awesome The Recipe Hacker and Recipe Hacker ConfidentialIf you’re interested in making comfort food without the gluten, soy, grains, sugar, and dairy, this podcast is for you.

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

Holland sure is good at growing green stuff.

An incredible story about the deadly (really) search for the newest hominid discovery.

Media, Schmedia

Mick Jagger’s gone keto.

Dr. Vinay Prasad is about to make a whole lot of experts really, really angry.

Everything Else

The lives of Australian crocodile hunters.

The FDA acknowledges giving peanuts to at-risk infants reduces peanut allergy.

Move over, gluten-free water. Free-range tree-grown nuts have arrived.

This is a new low: Faking cancer patients to sell more prescriptions of a new drug.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Learning how Primal Health Coaches are changing their own lives with the program.

News that made me happy: After suffering seizures up to 100 times a day, a boy starts taking cannabis oil and has none for 300 days.

Study that answers the question we’ve all been wondering: Oral caffeine is more effective than anal caffeine.

Article I couldn’t put down: The story of silphium, lost Greco-Roman wonder herb.

I’ve been living a lie: Keto is incredibly effective but unfortunately impossible to follow.

I can’t recall ever feeling impressed, envious, revulsed, saddened, and in awe at the same time: Rising surf star dies riding Hurricane Irma’s waves.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 10 – Sep 16)

Comment of the Week

“I’m liking the interest in young children and elementary school, but it makes me kind of suspect Mark became a grandfather two to five years ago.”

– Ha! Not that I’m aware of, Ion Freeman. It’s a combination of all the requests we’ve gotten from readers and all the new parents on my staff.

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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