Weekly Link Love — Edition 103

Research of the Week

When pigs made it to Europe, their genes were completely overturned.

The genetic formation of the first Americans.

We’re more likely to remember the locations of places where we consumed high calorie meals. Makes sense.

Religious rituals trigger endogenous opioids.

Late night eating tends to be a bad idea.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 451: Kyrin Dunston MD, OBGYN: Host Elle Russ welcomes Dr. Kyrin Dunston to the podcast, an OBGYN-turned-functional-medicine doctor.

Primal Health Coach Radio Episode 80: Laura and Erin chat with Chrisa Zindra Boyce, a leader in the Handel Group who specializes in helping people realize their professional visions.

Media, Schmedia

Should we re-introduce predators to wild areas without them?

Mexico blocks the sale of some “cheeses” for containing vegetable fat.

Interesting Blog Posts

Science should really stop ignoring small farms.

What might a “new morality” look like?

Social Notes

It really is that simple.


Everything Else

This is what they feed to diabetics.

The flaws of calorie counting explained.

Be like Rangers.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

This should be in every homeschooler’s curriculum: Traditional French butter making.

Interesting new online magazine: Hyperion. Some health content, some future-casting about cities and AI, and other interesting stuff.

Great question: Vitamin D is cheap, plentiful, and it works. Why aren’t we using it?

Interesting question: What happens when you sever the connection between hunter-foragers and their prey?

Do babies need to eat meat?: Yes. Pay-walled, but the answer is yes.

Question I’m Asking

What would you add to school curriculums if you had ultimate power?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 9 – Oct 15)

Comment of the Week

“I wonder if increased dreaming happened at other stressful historical times? We’ve had them about every 80 years; the Revolution, the Civil War, WW2, and now (right on time). Strauss-Howe generational theory would suggest we are in a Fourth Turning, with an unknown large event still coming. Regardless what you think of that, historically we have not returned to an Era of Good Feeling without going through a massive calamity, larger than the last Fourth Turning was. Stay tuned, it might get worse..”

-Interesting question, jeff.

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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