Weekend Link Love — Edition 508

Research of the Week

Bigger waists, lower vitamin D.

People with severe mental illnesses are more likely than the general population to have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Broccoli sprouts improve symptoms in kids with autism.

Gene-editing with CRISPR might cause cancer.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 253: Karen Martel: Host Elle Russ chats with Karen Martel, a certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and weight loss expert who specializes in helping women break weight loss plateaus.

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

The argument for global cooperation on antibiotic misuse in agriculture.

When to drink your coffee.

Media, Schmedia

Investigators shut down a $100 million alcohol study after discovering the researchers had colluded with and received funding from the alcohol industry.

I’m not sure “more drugs” are the answer to our suicide problem.

Everything Else

Why most mammoth fossils come from young solitary males.

There are some major problems with the “lab meat will save us all” story evangelists tell us.

The latest example of an evolutionary mismatch causing health issues is a surprising one: braces.

I don’t think “Hotel Influenza” is a very good name for a hotel, at least from a marketing standpoint.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I can’t improve on this headline: “Hart County grandmother kills rabid bobcat with bare hands.” I thought about “Hart County grandmother shows real heart…” but the original is better.

Now I regret leaving the state: California says coffee is safe, guys.

I can see the ads now: “Install our bioelectric pacemaker and burn 15% more calories!”

I’m not even surprised anymore: Turns out the famous Stanford Prison Experiment was a total sham.

Article I enjoyed: How Mr. Rogers talked to children.

Recipe Corner

  • Watermelon (which is lower-carb than you probably think) is in season, so it’s time to make Mexican watermelon salad.
  • Cincinnati chili is a great dish to make on Sunday and nibble on throughout the week.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 10– Jun 16)

Comment of the Week

“Julia Child gone Paleo!?”

– I’ve always thought that Julia would have fit right into our little community, Schnytlik.

Happy Father’s Day, everybody!

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 more than three decades 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 flavorful and delicious kitchen staples crafted with premium ingredients like avocado oil. With over 70 condiments, sauces, oils, and dressings in their lineup, Primal Kitchen makes it easy to prep mouthwatering meals that fit into your lifestyle.

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