Weekly Link Love — Edition 34

Research of the Week Traditional fishing practices beat conventional wisdom. Body fat is directly linked to heart disease. Dogs evolved special facial muscles so they could manipulate our emotions. Eating more protein via red meat is good for obese seniors. Fertilizer is responsible for way more methane than livestock. Food deserts cannot...

Keto Fridge Fudge | Mark’s Daily Apple

Fudge is the stuff of nostalgia. The fact is, however, it’s just a memory for most of us because of the high sugar content and unhealthy ingredients of typical recipes. But not this one… This tempting keto fudge is just as creamy as you remember it, but...

21 Keto Bread Recipes | Mark’s Daily Apple

Thanks to Courtney Hamilton at for today’s keto recipe roundup. One of the biggest challenges on the keto diet is curbing your cravings for carbs. We’re used to filling up on bready things to feel satiated, so it makes sense that we reach for a sandwich when...

8 Comebacks For Keto Criticisms

It’s easy to forget how weird we all are. You spend your days reading this and other health blogs, communing with Primal and keto folks on social media, staying abreast of the nutrition literature, arguing about arcane metabolic minutiae on forums, counting your linoleic acid intake, and you forget that most people don’t know...

Dear Mark: Increased Red Meat, Reduced Carb, Increased Death?

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering three questions. First, what’s the deal with the new Harvard study claiming that eating more red meat increases the death rate? Does it actually prove this? Second, how about the one claiming that reduced carb diets also increase death? Should you worry? And finally, why...

Primal+Keto Cooking Made Easy: Tex-Mex Fajita Veggies

The last couple weeks I’ve grilled up some great Primal+keto meat dishes: steak and marinated chicken. But I’m a big believer in above ground, non-starchy vegetables for a Primal and keto diet. One of the things I love about this recipe is that it shows how vegetables—even cooked ones—never need to be a...

Healthy Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a classic and a frequent sight at summer potlucks and luncheons. But the PUFA oils and high carb breads it usually comes with put a damper on what should be a good thing. Thankfully, this recipe offers a healthy re-do that satisfies a paleo, Primal, and keto standard—not to mention...

Weekly Link Love — Edition 33

Research of the Week Distracting yourself to get through unpleasant but important activities doesn’t work. Cereal is still full of glyphosate. How estrogen protects bone. A very low-carb diet is effective and sustainable (over 2 years) for type 2 diabetics. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 348: CJ Hunt: CJ Hunt returns to...

Does Diet Influence Menopause Timing?

Last week, I linked to a story about a popular vegan blogger, author, and influencer who found herself going into menopause at the age of 37 despite doing “everything right.” She exercised, she ate raw, she avoided gluten and refined sugar, and, most importantly, she avoided all animal products. Now, this wasn’t a...

Definitive Guide To Sprinting, Part 1: Benefits of Sprinting

As Primal enthusiasts know, sprinting is an essential element to leading an optimally fit life. After all, it’s one of the 10 Primal Blueprint Laws, and perhaps the quintessential anti-aging activity. Brief, explosive all-out sprints are the single best activity to promote rapid reduction of excess...


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