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Weekend Link Love — Edition 490

Research of the Week

A spoonful of sugar makes a battle for immune supremacy [1] go down in the gut.

Scientists can’t confirm [2] that vegetarianism and veganism are safe for kids, even if they supplement.

UV-C light kills [3] the flu virus.

Depressed, anxious, or suicidal people are more likely to use [4] absolutist words like “never” or “always.”

At one month of age, boys and girls already show [5] differences in brain structure.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 217: Kale Brock [6]: Host Elle Russ chats with Kale Brock about his new book on the microbiome.

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 [7] so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

A writer goes carnivorous for two weeks [8], comes away impressed.

Why the Chinese rarely buy deodorant [9].

Media, Schmedia

Chile’s trying to beat childhood obesity [10] by restricting food marketing to kids and implementing strict rules for labels.

Ex-Google, -Facebook, and -Apple employees are joining forces [11] to fight back against the damaging effects of smartphones and social media.

Everything Else

Darn kids and their moving pictures [12].

Will the next big health wearable be a personal air quality tracker [13]?

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Contest worth trying to win: Enter to win this MEGA Keto-friendly giveaway [14] (worth $400+) from Feb 5th-12th 2018. Whether you’re starting out on the Keto diet or already a veteran, there is something for everybody!

I like how Finnish entrepreneurs pitch their ideas: While standing waist-deep in frigid Arctic water [15].

Development I’m applauding: Weight Watchers now considers [16] whole eggs to be a “zero-point food.”

Concept I’m pondering: Is iron overload less of an issue in healthy people [17]?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 11– Feb 17)

Comment of the Week

Interesting day. Stress can be very subjective. As a former police officer, everyone else thought my job was stressful. I thought it was fun. The sitting in the office version was, to me stressful, and so I got a new job.

One other observation: “Leftover wine’? Who has that?!

– 1. Great insight. Exactly, Brad [22]. 2. Ha!