Weekend Link Love — Edition 492

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Too much fructose in too short a time (glass of juice, can of soda) overwhelms the gut’s ability to handle it, especially on an empty stomach. Eating it after meals helps.

Science journals with the most prestige are often the least reliable.

Once again, very low carb diets are great for Type 2 diabetes (PDF).

A Primal keto diet is just fine for magnesium levels.

Run to beat stress.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 221: Ken Berry, MD: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Ken Berry, a doc using ketogenic diets to treat chronic disease.

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

Man, desperate to fix his chronic pain, tries jumping into 52° F water for a quick swim. It works.

Why are our teeth so often crooked?

Media, Schmedia

Neanderthals were doing cave art at least 60,000 years ago, just like us.

Maybe don’t go barefoot in San Francisco.

Everything Else

Pandas are beautiful creatures, but man have they been dealt a terrible hand. Despite eating their 99% bamboo diet for thousands of generations, their guts still aren’t designed for fiber fermentation.

Even the wild animals are less free to roam.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I’ve always wanted to work a The Graduate reference into the blog: “‘I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics. There’s a great future in plastics if you want to increase the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension in middle aged and older men.”

I wish they’d figure this out: Cell phone use may still be a problem. Despite recent studies, it’s unclear whether it is or isn’t.

I disagree: “Yoga pants are bad for women.”

I’m laughing because it’s true: “Smells a Bit Like Eggs.”

I’d rave to this: David Attenborough’s voice.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 25– March 3)

Comment of the Week

Also, how much sulfuraphane did Dana Carvey create on SNL by singing about chopping broccoli?

– Fantastic reference, Caleb Moline. Here’s the vid.

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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