Weekend Link Love — Edition 494

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Seniors who train improve their immune systems.

Dietary cholesterol helps repair damaged brains.

Everyone knows a love song when they hear it.

Sleep disruptions may predict Alzheimer’s.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 225: Michelle and Keith Norris: Host Elle Russ chats with the founders of Paleo f(x).

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

What we pass on isn’t always genetic.

Altitude sickness is no joke. Also: choose your porters wisely.

Media, Schmedia

The 2-month Internet vacation that wasn’t.

Captive orangutans get more curious.

23andMe can now tell you about your breast cancer risk.

Everything Else

Buy 2-for-1 organic kale, meet your soulmate.

The authors of one of the most lauded medical textbooks failed to disclose a huge conflict of interest: millions of dollars from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

This is nonsense.

Silicon Valley’s slipping. The latest hotness isn’t diapered indoor chickens. It’s potty-training them with elimination communication.

I love this kind of thing.

Macron’s urging the French to drink more wine.

Cannabis-infused epsom salts receive a positive review.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Questions I have to ask: If keto is such an effective way to improve metabolic health and reduce bodyweight in preparation for bariatric surgery, why not just stick to keto and skip surgery?

Concept I’d never really considered: The technology that most distinguishes us from other species—clothing—is the one whose origins we know the least about.

Petition you should consider signing: “Stop the Harassment of Tim Noakes”

Announcement I’m pleased to, well, announce: We’ve got some new dressings and marinades, including vegan ranch (yes).

Now this is disappointing: Neurogenesis may not exist in humans.

Recipe Corner

  • It’s hard to believe something called “double chocolate no-bake brownie bites” can be healthy, but there you go.
  • Two vegetables I never think to make into soup: roasted asparagus and cauliflower.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 11 – Mar 17)

Comment of the Week

Nice job Joe. I would say you are actually 175 lbs. You have at least 5 lbs of beard there.

Peter Bidowski, your comment reminds me of a topic I need to tackle: Does beard count as lean mass?

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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