Weekly Link Love—Edition 9

Research of the Week

Having the genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes also predisposes men to erectile dysfunction. Preventing the former could prevent the latter.

Trypsin inhibitors found in wheat worsen non-alcoholic fatty liver.

Why our sense of smell declines with age.

The average Facebook user would need $1000 to deactivate their account for a year.

Women are more likely than men to punish promiscuous women.

Italian scientists are developing technology to regrow foreskins.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 301: Dr. Lindsay Taylor: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Lindsay Taylor about all things keto. Dr. Taylor is the Senior Writer and Researcher at Primal Blueprint, and her upcoming Keto Passport cookbook is going to be incredible.

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

The placebo effect of DNA test results.

Before the “Impossible burger” can come to market, the FDA must first approve heme as a color additive.

Interesting Blog Posts

An unconventional but effective path to happiness.

It’s only a matter of time until we can use gut bacteria to diagnose (and perhaps prevent) IBS and IBD.

Social Notes

How the Keto Reset is different.

Everything Else

Watch a spider spin its web.

The plague was already in Europe much earlier than previously thought, almost 5000 years ago.

Ireland has great dirt.

What can’t gelatin do?

An American just crossed Antarctica on his own, on foot.

Small producers fight to save the Mexican tortilla.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Development I applaud: Office managers begin mapping business hours to employee chronotype.

Article I found inspiring: “Running Up Mountains at Age 97.”

Image I found both unsettling and beautiful: The one of the blood clot in the shape of a lung passage.

This is a Mediterranean diet I could get behind: Check it out.

The march against red meat proceeds: Cambridge University will only serve red meat once a week.

Question I’m Asking

There are a ton of food products incorporating CBD—the non-psychoactive marijuana cannabinoid that has anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic properties—geared toward athletes for recovery. Has anyone tried using it, and if so, what was your experience?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 23 – Dec 29)

Comment of the Week

“Mark, I’ll be on the lookout for the Primal Kitchen duck egg with barberry extract mayo … coming soon to a store near you. ?

– The metformin mayo was actually what got us over the hump with Kraft-Heinz, Smay.

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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