Weekly Link Love – Edition 63

Research of the Week

Evidence of cooked starchy rhizomes from 170,000 years ago.

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to lower muscle mass at 6 years of age in girls (but not boys).

More liver and pancreatic fat, more diabetes.

Damaged mitochondria promote autoimmune disease.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Primal Blueprint podcast Darryl Edwards

Episode 397: Darryl Edwards: Host Elle Russ chats with the one and only Darryl Edwards, creator of the Primal Play Method of fitness.

Primal Blueprint podcast carnivore dudes

Episode 398: Cool Dudes Talk Carnivore and More: Brad Kearns, Brian McAndrew, and William Shewfelt hang out and talk about carnivore and much much more.

PHCI podcast Deepak Saini

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 42: Laura and Erin chat with Deepak Saini, a recovering accountant turned health coach for whom making calls and networking does not come naturally.

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’mon, people. The experts have spoken. Isn’t it about time you stopped with the keto nonsense?

George Monbiot claims that lab-grown food is going to destroy farms and save the planet.

Interesting Blog Posts

Another reason not to toss your apple cores out the window.

Can visualizing death help us accept it?

Social Notes

Ted Naiman drops incredible knowledge in about a minute.

Tips for your Whole30.

Curious how Primal Health Coaches are doing? I’ve got a couple of success story videos, here and here.

Everything Else

Drug prices on the rise.

Soil, not soy.

All this, and it’s not even really milk.

Why training to burn calories usually doesn’t burn as much fat as you’d think.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Case study I hope to see replicated: Man uses paleolithic keto diet to beat glioblastoma (for 38 months and counting).

Story that sounds like science fiction but is real: When a DNA test says you’re no longer you.

Unexpected results that I’m not so sure are definitive: Researchers find no link between sleep duration and cognitive function or brain structure.

Happens in people, too: Feeding fish saturated fat preserves long chain omega-3 content of the fish meat; feeding them linoleic acid reduces it.

Cardio is good when it isn’t chronic: When regular people trained for a marathon—running 6-13 miles per week—their hearts saw lasting benefits.

Question I’m Asking

How much sleep do you need? What happens when you don’t get it?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jan 4 – Jan 10)

Comment of the Week

“‘Future predictions’ is redundant, no?”

– I have the best readers. Yeah, you got me, Margaret.

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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