Weekly Link Love — Edition 60

Research of the Week

Analysis of Stone Age chewing gum reveals the DNA of a hunter-gatherer woman from ancient Denmark; duck and hazelnut remnants from her last meal were also detected.

Once again, insulin resistance is linked to Alzheimer’s.

Going vegan for a month drops B12, iodine, zinc, and riboflavin status. Good luck with all that.

Living in space presents health quandaries for humans, like “reversed blood flow.”

Neanderthal guts carried many of the same species as we do.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 394: Dr. Erin Fall Haskell: Host Elle Russ sits down with Dr. Erin, creator and host of Good Morning LaLa Land.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 39: Laura and Erin chat with Haile Thomas, a health coach wise beyond her years.

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

Why your brain needs exercise, too (but not “brain exercises”).

Homo erectus survived far longer than we thought.

Interesting Blog Posts

How the US is changing.

Time will proceed, but your abilities don’t have to degenerate.

Social Notes

Not everything is negotiable.

Everything Else

Form check.

Bacon fat trends.

How growing demand for nuts is affecting our water supply.

Youngsters just don’t know.

This is your brain in Antarctica.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I love to see it: Researchers exploring the merits of indigenous knowledge in Australia.

Blog post I found interesting: Cholesterol Fears, Fake News, Statins, and the Age Game: Who Plays?

I’d wear it while campaigning in Carthage: Roman crocodile-skin armor.

Story I enjoyed: How KFC made it in Japan.

Easy money: All you gotta do is meet Dave’s challenge.

Question I’m Asking

If we make it into space long term, what kind of side effects do you think we’ll see? Health, lifestyle, social, etc.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 14 – Dec 20)

Comment of the Week

“8. Don’t Throw In the Towel and Continue Overeating For the Foreseeable Future or ‘Until the New Year’

Awww, come on! That was my game plan. ?

– Hate to break it to ya, jenny.

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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