Weekend Link Love – Edition 438

weekend_linklove in-lineRESEARCH OF THE WEEK

Folks need more vitamin E.

Getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn’t seem to reduce autism risk in your offspring.

We sleep to forget.

Dogs lose weight on low-carb diets, too.

Over 700 genes determine height.

Certain microbes could promote altruism.

Fixing your posture curbs depression symptoms.




Episode 154: Drew Canole: Elle Russ chats with Drew Canole, health expert and founder of Organifi, one of the best-tasting and most nutrient-dense green powders on the market.

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.


The upsides and downsides of interpersonal synchrony.

How the length of your thigh bone determines the best squat technique.

Alcohol probably made civilization possible (or tolerable).

What makes the Instant Pot so great?

We still don’t know when humans learned to start and control fires (and the Neanderthals might never have learned).


Malaria-bearing mosquitoes are getting craftier.

You get used to eating packets of butter.”

People really need to stop eating vegetable oil.


Now this is a use for soybean oil I can get behind.

Feral pigs are doing great.

What happens when one twin goes to space for a year and one twin stays planetside.

The Danish Medical Association comes out hard against male circumcision.

For the first time, malaria drugs failed in the UK.

The nominations are in for Paleo Magazine‘s “Best of 2016.” We made 8 categories.

All of us here at MDA and Primal Kitchen would really appreciate your vote.


Article I appeared in: The health secrets of 10 top entrepreneurs.

Podcast I loved appearing on: Mixergy, discussing how I grew my business from a scrappy blog to what it is today. Give it a listen (and a like, if you do).

Video I have to share: Watch people mustering the nerve to jump from the high dive.

News I liked: Roundup’s getting cancer warnings on its labels, at least in CA.

Pet I’d get: This hairless hare, if only for the sage wisdom he undoubtedly possesses.



One year ago (Feb 5 – Feb 11)


“I would put the US News article firmly in the fake news category.”

– I tend to agree, Jim Tipton.

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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