Weekly Link Love—Edition 14

Research of the Week

Neanderthals were likely sprinters, not joggers.

Low-carb diets, whether they be high-protein and/or high-fat, plant-based or animal-based, are not associated with elevated coronary artery calcium.

Fried chicken and fried fish consumption linked to increased cardiovascular and overall mortality.

8-hour feeding windows are totally safe in obese adults.

Recommending breakfast for weight loss in adults may have the opposite effect, according to a new meta-analysis.

Women are more likely to choose short-term and long-term partners with their dad’s eye color.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 307: Alexander Haskell: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Alexander Haskell about prescription drug addiction.

Episode 308: Keto Q&A with Brad Kearns: Host Brad Kearns answers listener questions about keto.

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.

Media, Schmedia

Leading cardiovascular health journal publishes stern warning against “social media misinformation” regarding statins and cholesterol.

Holocaust survivors lived long lives.

Interesting Blog Posts

George Henderson reviews a new fasting-lite book.

How seed oils make sun bathing dangerous.

Social Notes

Went to the grand opening of Primal Santa Cruz, a new Primal/paleo restaurant.

Everything Else

Food education film from the 1950s.

Sonar may cause suicidal ideation in whales.

Single men and married men smell different.

How much rich, meaty aromatherapy do you deserve?

Music is essential for dementia patients.

The Golden Bolt has passed.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I enjoyed: Elle Russ appearing on Tom Bilyeu’s Health Theory podcast to discuss why you probably have a thyroid problem without knowing it.

They had me at “evolutionary”: An evolutionary perspective on why food overconsumption impairs cognition.

This is actually quite cool: Elephant seals took advantage of the government shutdown to take over a beach. They still won’t leave.

Great news: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment improves Alzheimer’s.

I wouldn’t mind doing inpatient here: The Alaska hospital that serves whale and caribou.

Question I’m Asking

Do you notice a connection between how much you eat and how well you think?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jan 27– Feb 2)

Comment of the Week

“I’m going to check my iron levels, and also, for some strange reason I’m starting to itch all over …”

– With any luck those are plague fleas and your iron levels will be perfect, HealthyHombre.

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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