Weekly Link Love – Edition 64

Research of the Week

The environmental footprint of different diets is not what we’ve been led to believe.

Genetic analysis of ancient Hungarian conquerors.

Men on a low-fat diet may have lower testosterone.

Glucose metabolism takes center stage in Alzheimer’s.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Primal Blueprint podcast

Episode 399: Kate Cretsinger: Host Elle Russ chats with Kate Cretsinger, who after defeating her own serious health problems through nutrition, became a coach, helping others do the same.

Primal Health Coach Podcast

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 43: Laura and Erin chat with Anna Fruehling, a practicing health coach living in Grand Island, Nebraska. In her small town, local physicians refer patients with metabolic syndrome to Fruehling because of her unique approach.

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

What are the consequences of constantly eating microplastics?

Turns out that many common medications affect our brains, and even our personalities.

Interesting Blog Posts

Remember all those researchers who rushed to criticize studies that suggested red meat probably doesn’t cause heart disease and cancer? Turns out they have strong financial ties to the plant-based industry.

Localism starts with you.

Social Notes

Watch me make deviled eggs.

Now that’s fishing.

Everything Else

Did Thoreau’s diet do him in?

Dr. Oz on breakfast: a “ploy” that we should “cancel.”

Is carb loading necessary for an athlete? How one type 1 diabetes athlete manages to avoid it.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Funny how that works: Human brains got bigger right before the (delicious) megafauna started disappearing.

Article I found interesting: The people trying to save scents from extinction.

Bad for you, bad for the environment: Obesity.

I know people like this: Addicted to exercise.

Unintended consequences: Brazil wanted to get rid of daylight savings time. Now they miss it.

Question I’m Asking

Should cell phones be outlawed for anyone under 21?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jan 11– Jan 17)

Comment of the Week

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

Um no.”

– Exactly, Angelica.

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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