Weekly Link Love — Edition 42

Research of the Week

Findings from a new meta-analysis of vitamin D studies: D3 better than D2, D protective against cancer.

Keto is looking quite promising for cancer.

Among children with a genetic proclivity toward celiac disease, eating more gluten than average increases the risk of developing celiac.

Animal milk is better for the environment than plant milk.

Social exclusion makes the room seem darker.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 364: Carnivore and Cancer: Host Brad Kearns explores the relationship between carnivore dieting and cancer.

Episode 365: Paul Robinson: Host Elle Russ chats with thyroid expert Paul Robinson.

Episode 366: Keto Q&A, plus Carnivore Rationale: Host Brad Kearns fields your questions.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 22: Erin and Laura welcome Brad Kearns to the podcast.

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

C. diff is really enjoying the sugar in people’s diets.

NPR gives a nice rundown on the environmental benefits of grass-fed beef.

Interesting Blog Posts

Why’d it take so long to invent the bicycle?

Here’s what happens when you ignore the experts.

How meat affects the environment.

Everything Else

What’s it like being an extreme morning person?

The death of the calorie.

Another famous study bites the dust.

Bronze Age marsh diets involved a lot of undercooked frogs, mollusks, and parasitic worms.

Must have been flour tortillas.

To my German readers: a meat tax may be coming.

Wanna take Neanderthal survival courses in Italy?

Join the resistance.

Humans are narrative-spinners out of necessity in a chaotic world.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I enjoyed doing: The Skinny Confidential, talking business, longevity, fasting, and keto.

Paper I found interesting: “Domestic Livestock and Its Alleged Role in Climate Change

Study I found surprising: Weighted hula hooping seemingly enables spot reduction of belly fat.

I’m disappointed but not surprised: Researchers are working on a “pill for loneliness.”

I’ve been saying this for years: Why drinking tons of water isn’t the best way to hydrate.

Question I’m Asking

When has ignoring the experts worked out for you?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 11– Aug 17)

Comment of the Week

“I had 4 centenarians in my family in my family who lived in Greece and if they had to give blood, it would have been 90% Olive oil and 10% lunatic juice.”

– Sounds like you’ve got a marketable product there, Mike.

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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