Weekend Link Love — Edition 524

Research of the Week

The most plausible explanation for the decline in well-being among youth is increased screen time.

Small gifts lubricate business deals.

Lifting reduces muscle efficiency (a good thing).

Dog intelligence is “not that exceptional.”

Raw meat and bone diets for dogs actually work.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 280: Cornell Thomas: Host Elle Russ chats with Cornell Thomas, an expert in self-awareness.

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

Why quick physical activity boosts the brain.

Media, Schmedia

When do women first have kids these days?

He said the actual risk posed by processed meats was “very small” for the individual and more relevant on a population-wide level.”

Everything Else

The high cost of elite athletics.

A new non-invasive continuous glucose monitor.

Hormesis enters the national debate over radiation exposure.

Danish sperm is highly prized.

Now I’m just imagining a cat reading Camus.

Ready for ground cherries?

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Quote I can’t fathom: “‘Currently with the evidence [the totality of which has found that full-fat dairy is the healthiest kind] that we have reviewed, we still believe that you should try to limit your saturated fat including fat that this is coming from dairy products,’ commented Jo Ann Carson, PhD, of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association.”

Study that everyone should send to their parents: “Elevated glycemia was the only cardiometabolic risk factor with constantly higher values among dementia cases up to 14 years before diagnosis.”

Maybe this will change some behavior: Dogs get depressed and anxious when owners use the phone too much.

Interesting news: Australian rules football player comes back from injury, credits Wim Hof breathing.

I’m convinced this could make a huge difference in human health if widely implemented: 30 squats for a free train ticket.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 30 – Oct 6)

Comment of the Week

“OK, that did it. I’m going to buy a flea and tick collar now, for while I’m out sprinting in the woods.”

– Please send pictures, Nocona. Another option is to have a friend use protective gloves to apply a dollop of FrontLine to the nape of your neck.

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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