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Weekly Link Love — Edition 38

Research of the Week

Weight lifting without weights… works [1]?

Exercise fights off Alzheimer’s [2].

Capping medical resident training hours at 80 per week didn’t hurt patients [3].

When you train to failure, the load and volume don’t matter [4].

Now they’re considering [5] a saturated fat tax.

Swapping out dairy fat for plant fat results in a reduction in key nutrients [6].

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 356: Dr. Jason Bussanich [7]: He was a doctor who destroyed his adrenal function and gut health with too much exercise, and got it back by going carnivore.

Episode 357: Jay O’Hare [8]: Host Brad Kearns chats with ultrarunner Jay O’Hare about the anti-inflammatory healing effects of CBD.

Episode 358: Paul Saladino, MD [9]: I sit down with Paul Saladino to talk carnivore.

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 [10] so you never miss an episode.

Media, Schmedia

New cancer therapies that use your own cells are very promising but extremely expensive [11].

Nonsense [12].

Interesting Blog Posts

Vox likes fiber [13].

How to get affordable grass-fed beef [14].

Success Stories

How Jonathan Geiman reinvented his relationship [15] with food.

Bodybuilder Susan Hoff’s Primal Health Coach success story [16].

Social Notes

Grilling with Primal Kitchen [17].

Everything Else

A mom runs a 3:11 marathon while pushing 185 pounds [18] of stroller-bound child.

Would you drink this [19]?

Changes in global meat consumption over the last 50 years [20].

Whenever you’re in Athens, try this meat place [21].

Of course “cow cuddling” is real and costs $300 a session [22].

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Video I found interesting: Geoffrey Miller’s take [23] on what the paleo movement gets right and wrong about sexual fitness.

Conspiracy theory I’m enjoying: That the Pentagon weaponized ticks in the 70s and released them into the public [24].

Does this even taste good?: New Starbucks Tie-Dye frappuccino has 3 days’ worth of sugar [25].

I guess I knew this, but the video evidence really hammers the point home: Lions are strong [26].

Question I’m Asking

How would you react to a tax on sources of saturated fat? Remember that this would increase prices of dairy, meat, eggs, and coconut oil.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 14 – Jul 20)

Comment of the Week

“Collagen! I’m 56 and can still jump off of the roof of my house with no ill effects.”

– Unless you’ve got two stories this means nothing, Al Saunders [31].