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Weekly Link Love — Edition 47

Research of the Week

Anemia during the first 30 weeks of pregnancy raises the risk [1] of autism and ADHD in the offspring.

Alzheimer’s patients who ate 20 grams of medium chain triglycerides every day—with no other changes—improved cognitive function [2].

Introverts experience increased well-being [3] when they act like extroverts.

Panic: you feel it in the bones [4]?

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 374: Dude Spellings Part 2 [5]: Host Brad Kearns welcomes Dude back to the podcast to talk about destroying self-limiting beliefs and flawed childhood programming, and what it was like crossing the Grand Canyon on no food.

Episode 375: Dr. Andrew Weil, MD [6]: Host Elle Russ chats with the world-famous international expert on medicinal plants, integrative medicine, and overall wellness.

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 [7] so you never miss an episode.

Media, Schmedia

The expensive, innovative new peanut allergy drug is just peanut flour [8].

Turns out releasing GMO mosquitoes into the environment wasn’t such a great idea [9].

Interesting Blog Posts

The chess grandmaster diet [10].

Social Notes

Ab training [11].

NFL athletes who went vegan [12].

Everything Else

Elephants are pretty great [13].

Bee hives should be more Primal [14].

Imagine the oxalates [15].

Treating Alzheimer’s with EMF headsets [16].

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Phrase I love: Food is more than the sum of its parts [17].

Article I enjoyed: Why alternative meats are not the answer for poorer countries [18] (or anyone).

I was saddened, but not surprised: Indigenous group known for their pristine metabolic health begins gaining weight only when they start cooking with vegetable oil [19].

Video you should send around: Low Carb Diets and Mortality [20].

Older article I returned to: Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You [21].

Question I’m Asking

What are some examples where heeding the lessons of evolution or the ancestral environment is not helpful?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 15– Sep 21)

Comment of the Week

“Is there anything more thrilling than seeing your question in a ‘Dear Mark’ post.

Maybe skydiving.”

– Ha, Sam [26]!