Weekend Link Love — Edition 506

Research of the Week

Spin classes: good for your fitness, bad for your ears.

Merging academics with physical activity boosts both without sacrificing either.

In older adults, “negative wealth shocks” increase all-cause mortality.

A packed schedule kills productivity.

Keto-related changes to the gut biome mediate the reduction in seizure activity.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 249: Wendy Myers: Host Elle Russ chats with Wendy Myers about the truth behind detox.

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

Yes, you can still have bacon.

It’s hard to fathom the psychological toll of long-term space travel.

Media, Schmedia

Bakeries, candy shops receive bomb threats. Sugar cane plantation workers found beheaded. Unilever exec found smothered in canola oil-based margarine. Will nothing stop these keto-paleo zealots?

Pullups are useful.

Everything Else

How mental “deficits” can actually become strengths.

Britain gets CAFOs.

Seattle mussels test positive for opioids.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I agree with this list: 13 health experts to help you live better and more creatively.

I’m entirely unsurprised: Turns out that overfeeding butter and coconut oil to the tune of 1000 extra calories is not a good treatment for fatty liver. Go figure.

Concept I’m pondering: Are dreams real? Does the distinction actually matter?

I’m even entirelyer unsurprised: Incentives matter.

I’m skeptical of the distinction made: Cheap bread, expensive bread—it’s all bread.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 27– Jun 2)

Comment of the Week

“Sure, but now you have to carry a copy of that study around with you to show you mean it from a purely scientific perspective.”

– That’s good advice, Joanne.

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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