Weekend Link Love — Edition 493

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Serotonergic psychedelics can induce personality changes that last months or even years.

The skin biome affects skin cancer risk.

IV saline may not be the best choice.

“…youth with low levels of muscular fitness tend to become weak adults…”

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 223: Norm Robillard: Host Elle Russ chats with the digestion expert himself.

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

Get active today, reap the benefits decades later.

Were hominids living on Crete almost 6 million years ago?

Media, Schmedia

Western men’s sperm counts are still dropping.

NPR discovers the right way to bend over—by hinging the hips.

Andrew Sullivan explores the root causes of the opioid epidemic.

Everything Else

The world’s largest family tree includes, of course, Kevin Bacon.

Luckily, “it’s fun” is an eminently reasonable excuse for climbing a tree.

That’s why you have to switch it up. Don’t just stand there.

This is pure, unadulterated Soylent.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I just appeared on: The Feel Good Effect, where I talked about thriving, repairing, and restoring.

I bet this explains some of those vitamin D studies that got poor results: Magnesium deficiency makes vitamin D ineffective.

I can never pass up a good haka: This one was to honor a favored high school teacher’s passing.

So do I: “We believe it is implausible that each sex, age, and ethnic group, with massive differences in life experience and attitudes, had a simultaneous decline in willpower related to healthy nutrition or exercise.”

I’m not surprised: 14,000 year-old puppy fossil shows evidence of extensive human care through multiple illnesses.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 4– Mar 10)

Comment of the Week

“That was funny! “I like my nuts dry roasted”. I got a little chuckle from that. . was wondering if anyone else would think the same way I did! Hee hee!”

– I have no idea what you’re implying, Tiny Tina.

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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