Weekend Link Love – Edition 470

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

Prenatal fluoride exposure (albeit higher than occurs in most municipalities whose water receives fluoride treatment) linked to lower offspring IQ.

You’re seasoning your food with plastic.

Fat dogs have fat owners.

High triglycerides and poor glucose control are responsible for most of the risk associated with being overweight or obese.

It’s not just how much total time you sit each day. It’s the length of your sitting bouts.

Whole eggs are better for vitamin D status than vitamin D3 supplements.

Patients without heart disease who took antidepressants experienced greater mortality and more heart attacks.

“Healthy” low-fat “spread” infused with plant sterols has no effect on inflammation or endothelial function in subjects with high cholesterol.

Even breastmilk has a circadian rhythm.

MUFAs, found in olive oil and avocado oil, are important for brain function.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 187: Evan Brand: Host Elle Russ chats with Evan Brand about finding the root causes of depression, fatigue, obesity, and a host of modern afflictions.

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

On “supergenes.”

I know what I’m giving out for Christmas.

Weeds you can eat.

Media, Schmedia

Now that’s branding.

There’s a lot to admire about Tom Brady, but there’s plenty to discard, too.

Everything Else

Not even vegetarian dinosaurs could resist meat.

Macaques hunt shellfish using tools, and they’re so good that they’re threatening shellfish populations.

Neanderthals likely lived in small, genetically-isolated bands.

If you’ve ever wondered about nootropics, this great new 30-minute documentary is a must-see.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I just appeared on: The Balanced Blonde, where I discussed Primal living, keto eating, and how I built the Primal brand.

Oldie but goody: Woman goes on gluten-free diet, her metabolic syndrome completely resolves.

Racy title aside, I found this article made good points: “The iPhone X proves the Unabomber was right.”

Concept I’m pondering: The trouble with Facebook is that it provides content without context.

I’d love to visit some of these: The 12 oldest wineries in the world.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 24– Sep 30)

Comment of the Week

“Mark, you put ‘get yourself a little butane torch’ immediately after warning ‘you will fart.’ You had to expect our brains to put those two things together in a rather predictable and childish fashion…”

– I was hoping for and expecting it, Rambler.

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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