Weekend Link Love — Edition 489

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Archaeologists uncover evidence of extensive civilizational infrastructure in the Guatemalan jungle.

Subclinical magnesium deficiency is a likely driver of heart disease.

The modern human brain may be younger than previously thought.

High blood sugar linked to cognitive decline, even in the absence of type 2 diabetes.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 215: Ginny Cane: Host Elle Russ chats with Ginny Cane, who teaches people how to use Law of Attraction skills to get the life they want.

Keto Episode 216: Dr. Cate Shanahan #1: Brad Kearns and Dr. Lindsay Taylor chat with Dr. Cate about common keto misconceptions and myths.

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

Is “Out of Africa” a theory in crisis?

Media, Schmedia

A 70% discount on Nutella has caused riots to erupt across France.

A Stanford researcher is working on a reset button for aging cells.

Everything Else

There’s no real evidence that the ancient Greeks reached America before any other Europeans, but it’s sure fun to consider.

Sounds like a pretty good f*cking read.

Maybe I should get these for my employees.

A meat tax is coming.

A familiar story, this time in Papua New Guinea: industrial diet replaces traditional diet with disastrous health consequences.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Hakas I enjoyed: This one and (especially) this one.

Another reason to check your apostrophe’s: It’ll affect your chance of getting into med school.

Good to see: Women surfers get a heat at Mavericks.

Concept I’m pondering: Does consciousness permeate everything?

I’m still not ready to retire: Depending on how you spend your free time, retirement could extend your life.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 4– Feb 10)

Comment of the Week

“The way HIV, zika and ebola hide, really takes balls!”

– Well said, Nocona.

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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