Weekly Link Love—Episode 53

Research of the Week

When postmenopausal, moderate energy restriction preserves far more muscle and bone than severe energy restriction.

Elevated levels of fat oxidation induced by a high-fat, low-carb diet do not impair 5k race performance.

Kids with ADHD and autism tend to have lower levels of vitamin B12 and higher levels of homocysteine.

There’s no direct archaeological evidence that Neanderthals did the classic Spanish cave art.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 385: The Primal Endurance Revolution: Host Brad Kearns and I chat about how Primal Endurance principles have changed the endurance game—and how they can revolutionize your health and performance.

Episode 386: Catharine Arnston: Host Elle Russ chats with Catharine Arnston, CEO and founder of ENERGYbits—a company making nutrient-dense algae tablets.

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

Sex, drugs, and late nights.

Interesting Blog Posts

How antibiotic resistance may be spreading.

Could near infrared light help people with Alzheimer’s disease?

Social Notes

My new gym routine: less gym time, more playing.

Everything Else

At this point, what doesn’t the sun affect?

Turns out The Mouse and the Motorcycle was non-fiction.

Horse hero.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Meat deal I think you should take advantage of: Butcher Box is offering a free turkey to everyone who places their first order.

I’m not surprised: Humans aren’t great at forecasting longterm existential catastrophes.

Big if true: Small study finds that vitamin D supplementation improves cognitive function in people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Big topic: Untangling the complex relationship between ketogenic dieting and gut bacteria.

Finding I haven’t seen advertised: The connection between ALS and statins.

Question I’m Asking

Should carnivores eat honey?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 26– Nov 1)

Comment of the Week

“Peter Attia has a great commentary on Game Changers:


– For those who want to hear more about the movie. Thanks, jeremy.

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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