Weekly Link Love — Episode 46

Research of the Week

One argument against free will has been debunked.

Researchers discover that “refined grains and meat” and “oil and salt” dietary patterns are bad.

Type 2 diabetes is reversible (if you get to it fast enough).

Archaeologists discover the earliest evidence for dairy consumption in the world—6000 years ago in Britain.

Ancient Roman Britons who ate less meat had a higher risk of mortality.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 373: Tony Gaskins, Jr: Host Elle Russ chats with Tony Gaskins, Jr, father, husband, and life coach to NBA stars.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 25: Laura and Erin chat with Lisa Fraley, a holistic lawyer who helps health entrepreneurs protect their brands and businesses.

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

Chinese pork prices have soared, prompting the creation of “pork as luxurious jewelry” memes.

A new use for corn.

Interesting Blog Posts

The mineral content of vegetables has plummeted.

Social Notes

I’m a grandpa.

Everything Else

Timeline of psychedelics.

The importance of citizen researchers.

Stamina succeeds.

Popcorn is keeping movie theaters afloat.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

News I enjoyed: Early humans in the Levant were skilled mammoth butchers wielding surgical-grade flint blades.

Study result I found very interesting: Eating 6 grams of medium chain triglycerides per day—the fatty acids found in coconut oil, about a teaspoon’s worth—improved muscle strength, muscle function, and capacity for daily functioning in elderly adults.

Which of these is more impressive: Vegan completes 100 mile race. Keto/carnivore defeats 100 mile world record.

Drawings I liked: The ones of somatic consciousness.

Question I’m Asking

The response to last week’s call for success stories has been fantastic, and humbling. Thank you all for sending those in. To anyone else thinking about immortalizing their Primal journey: can you send it in to [email protected]? You never know who you’ll inspire….

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 8 – Sep 14)

Comment of the Week

“Thanks for posting ‘It’s later than you think’. Tragic story but such a great reminder to spend your time on what you value. Also – please never stop posting your Weekly Love Links! I look forward to them each week!”

– I won’t, Michelle.

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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