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Cranberry Orange Olive Oil Cake

Whether you’re hosting guests or you’re just looking to serve a little something special for after dinner, we love this lower carb version of a classic favorite this time of year: cranberry orange olive oil cake. Tart and sweet flavors blend beautifully in this soft pound cake that you’ll love to present. It’s a feast for the eyes—and a treat for any taste. The cake itself is versatile and lends itself to a variety of flavors. Swap out the orange and cranberry to make other types of cake, like lemonRead More


Weekly Link Love — Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media abstinence fails to produce improvements in psychological well-being. Using springy bamboo poles makes it easier to carry more than your bodyweight. The more you run each week, the lower your omega-3 index. Runners, eat your fatty fish. Stressed out plants squeal. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 392: Elle Russ: Elle Russ switches seats. Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 37: Laura and Erin chat with Ashley SuaveRead More


A Beginner’s Guide to Reading Scientific Research

Scientific journal articles can be incredibly intimidating to read, even for other scientists. Heck, I have a Ph.D. in a research science and have authored scientific papers, but sometimes I look at a research report outside my field of study and just go, “Nope, can’t decipher this.” Learning to read them is an important skill, however, in today’s environment of what I call “research sensationalism.” This is where the popular media gets hold of a scientific research report and blows the findings WAY out of proportion, usually while misrepresenting whatRead More


8 Things We Can Learn From the Carnivore Movement

A few years ago, I wrote a post describing all the things that avowed Primal eaters can learn from plant-based or even vegan dieters. Sure, we’re diametrically opposed on the role of animal foods in human health, but there are still relevant takeaways. Carnivores are much closer to Primal eaters on the dietary spectrum, The Primal Blueprint posits that animal foods—meat, fish, fowl, shellfish, eggs, and dairy—represent the most nutrient-dense, most crucial component of the human diet. Carnivore takes that and runs with it, to its logical conclusion: Animal foodsRead More


The Case For Better Meat

It’s Giving Tuesday, and while I know the world is full of good causes, today I’m highlighting one close to my heart. It’s one I’ve contributed to significantly because it matters on so many levels. I’ve spent nearly 14 years working against the tide of misinformation out there around human health and agricultural agenda. Diana Rodgers has worked tirelessly and creatively for the same purpose. She’s just launched a crowdfunding campaign to finish what I think will be one of the most groundbreaking, revolutionary documentary films ever—one that has theRead More


I Enjoy My Life So Much More

It’s Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Monday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! Yup, success stories are back! And I’m looking for more. Follow-ups, mid-progress reflections—every story at every stage has the potential to inspire folks out there who are getting startedRead More


I Enjoy My Life So Much More

It’s Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Monday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! Yup, success stories are back! And I’m looking for more. Follow-ups, mid-progress reflections—every story at every stage has the potential to inspire folks out there who are getting startedRead More


Cinnamon Tea Cranberry Muffins

A big thank you to the good folks at Pique Tea for today’s awesome seasonal recipe. They’ve got a nice holiday deal going for the tea lover in your life (or yourself). Purchase one of their curated bundles and get a free box of their Jasmine Tea + free shipping. (Trust me, it’s good.) Enjoy, folks, and I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend! These cinnamon spiced muffins are a Paleo-friendly way to curb a sweet craving morning or night. They’re finished with a crunchy candied pecan topping using coconutRead More


Weekly Link Love — Edition 57

Research of the Week Eating peanuts before one year of age may protect against peanut allergy. High levels of de novo lipogenesis-derived fatty acids linked to heart disease. Oyster farming is environmentally congruent. Fat cats. Given ad libitum access to food, dogs prioritize fat and protein over carbs. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 391: Martin Silva: Host Elle Russ chats with Martin Silva, a coach who’s been training and body sculpting since age 13 and today helps people discover their health, fitness, and optimal body composition. Primal Health Coach Radio,Read More


Weekly Link Love — Edition 57

Research of the Week Eating peanuts before one year of age may protect against peanut allergy. High levels of de novo lipogenesis-derived fatty acids linked to heart disease. Oyster farming is environmentally congruent. Fat cats. Given ad libitum access to food, dogs prioritize fat and protein over carbs. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 391: Martin Silva: Host Elle Russ chats with Martin Silva, a coach who’s been training and body sculpting since age 13 and today helps people discover their health, fitness, and optimal body composition. Primal Health Coach Radio,Read More