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6 Older Studies That Got No Love but Should Have


“Back in my day, science came harder. We may not have had your fancy longitudinal data analyzing software, your iterated pool of available data upon which to build, or your worldwide network of instantaneous communication and information transmission, but we rolled up our sleeves and got to work just the ...

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Primal Starter: Talking to Kids About Health


It’s pretty easy for kids to grow up not having a clear understanding of health. Hey, most adults don’t get it either. If I’m not sick, I must be healthy, right? Health as a concept can be a random swirl of disconnected images for kids: food pyramids, sweaty gyms, sports ...

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Dear Mark: Peanut Edition


For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a bunch of questions from last week’s post about peanuts. You guys had quite the reaction to it, and today I’m digging into some of your questions and comments. Does roasting create carcinogens in the fat? Should (and can) you sprout peanuts? ...

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 493

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Research of the Week Serotonergic psychedelics can induce personality changes that last months or even years. The skin biome affects skin cancer risk. IV saline may not be the best choice. “…youth with low levels of muscular fitness tend to become weak adults…” New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 223: Norm Robillard: ...

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Beef & Broccoli with Sesame-Peanut Sauce


This meal comes together in three easy parts. One, toss the broccoli in the oven and roast it. Two, whisk together an amazing sesame-peanut sauce. Three, quickly stir-fry sliced steak and then toss everything together in a bowl. Yum. The sweet and salty sesame-peanut sauce is what makes this a ...

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The Benchmark For Me Is “What Works?”

The Benchmark For Me Is “What Works?”

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 ...

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Primal Starter: Fielding Others’ Opinions


It’s a role that’s probably more often thrust upon us—that of Primal advocate. There we are minding our own healthy business, and somebody’s question or comment fixes the spotlight on us. Why do we eat “so much” fat? What could possibly be wrong with bread? Why do we wear the shoes ...

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