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Weekend Link Love — Edition 478

Research of the Week Cold water plunges work better than cryotherapy. In Kenya, kids who are habitually barefoot have healthier feet and lower rates of lower limb injury than habitually shod kids. Epileptic babies who go keto get better gut biomes.                         . Yoga pairs well with a low-FODMAP diet against IBS. Ancient humans really liked their rice. Climate change coincided with the shift to agriculture in Europe. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 195: Chris Kresser: I chat with Chris KresserRead More


Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

You really can’t go wrong with Brussels sprouts and bacon. Roasted together, this is a vegetable side dish fit for a holiday feast or even a simple weeknight meal. What makes this particular version extra tasty is a splash of Primal Kitchen® Balsamic Vinaigrette. Tangy and sweet, Primal Kitchen Balsamic Vinaigrette isn’t just for greens. It’s a perfect marinade for vegetables, too. Made with avocado oil, this vinaigrette is a flavorful and healthy option for high-heat roasting and grilling and coats your veggies with monounsaturated, heart-healthy fats and antioxidants. You’llRead More


Aly Raisman Slams Victim Shamers in Searing Instagram Post: ‘So Many Survivors Live in Fear’

[brightcove:5614910445001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman isn’t mincing words when it comes to victim shamers. Raisman, 23, who recently shared her own story of alleged sexual abuse, spoke out on Instagram about the criticism many women endure after coming forward. “Just because a woman does a sexy photoshoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or not believe her when she comes forward about sexual abuse,” Raisman began. “What is wrong with some ofRead More


The More You Seek, The More You Find

It’s Friday, 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 Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! My name is Mark W. and I am a Primal Kitchen® Mayo junkie. Not the hard stuff, mind you [Chipotle Lime]—just the plain vanilla grade: real mayonnaise made withRead More


The More You Seek, The More You Find

It’s Friday, 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 Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! My name is Mark W. and I am a Primal Kitchen® Mayo junkie. Not the hard stuff, mind you [Chipotle Lime]—just the plain vanilla grade: real mayonnaise made withRead More


12 Health Podcasts I’m Enjoying Lately

I love podcasts. They might be my favorite part of the Internet revolution. World-class lectures on every topic. Interviews with experts from every field. Hilarious comics ripping on each other. And it’s all free. Today, I’m going to list some of the health podcasts I’m enjoying lately. First, check out the post I did several years back. All those podcasts are still great, and you should still listen to them. But as the movement has grown, so has the stable of health podcasts. It’s impossible to keep up with allRead More


Does Carb Cycling Work? It Depends.

Keto may not be for everyone, and low-carb is not the only way to eat well, but most would agree that people in the modern world tend to eat way too many carbohydrates—far more than their lifestyles and activity levels warrant. Along with some other big factors, excessive intake of refined carbohydrates is a major player in the modern epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other disorders. This is no longer controversial. Reducing carbs is a good move for most folks. The majority of my readers are on some kindRead More


Does Carb Cycling Work? It Depends.

Keto may not be for everyone, and low-carb is not the only way to eat well, but most would agree that people in the modern world tend to eat way too many carbohydrates—far more than their lifestyles and activity levels warrant. Along with some other big factors, excessive intake of refined carbohydrates is a major player in the modern epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other disorders. This is no longer controversial. Reducing carbs is a good move for most folks. The majority of my readers are on some kindRead More


Collagen for Skin: The Truth Behind the Benefits

It’s easy to get into the habit of assuming that certain things “just happen” as we get older. As the years pile up, we brace ourselves for brittle bones, expanding waistlines, failing eyesight—and a propensity for falling asleep in front of the T.V. Statistically speaking, they do loom largely. This is what we often see around us after all. But, of course, we know it’s not the whole story. We certainly can resign ourselves to a common fate, but that’s probably not why anyone is reading today. Most people whoRead More


Collagen for Skin: The Truth Behind the Benefits

It’s easy to get into the habit of assuming that certain things “just happen” as we get older. As the years pile up, we brace ourselves for brittle bones, expanding waistlines, failing eyesight—and a propensity for falling asleep in front of the T.V. Statistically speaking, they do loom largely. This is what we often see around us after all. But, of course, we know it’s not the whole story. We certainly can resign ourselves to a common fate, but that’s probably not why anyone is reading today. Most people whoRead More


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