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Blog Post Archive

Salmon with Pistachio Pesto

This dairy-free pesto is heavy on pistachio nuts and light on basil. Spiked with garlic and lemon zest and blended together with olive oil, this is a thick, rich sauce that’s more than a little addictive. It’s tempting to eat this pistachio...Show More Summary

“We Have to Do This!” (Meet Our First Primal Kitchen Restaurant Owners)

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. Show More Summary

CrossFit’s Criticisms: How Do I Keep Energy Levels High on Primal?

Over the past two posts in this series, I’ve explained how a Primal way of eating can not only support a heavy CrossFit schedule, but elevate it. Today, I’m going to explain how going Primal can help fix a common complaint among CrossFitters: fatigue. Show More Summary

The Definitive Guide to Children’s Nutrition

Feeding infants is quite simple. There’s a ton riding on you getting it right, of course—a developing immune system, the fact that the kid’s growing an inch a week, a permeable blood-brain barrier, synaptic pruning—but the answer isShow More Summary

8 Primal Grilling Tips and Techniques

First off, let’s settle one thing right away. Grilling is not the same as barbecuing. Barbecue means big cuts of meat cooked low and slow. Depending on the animal, it can be an all-day affair with hours of preparation and plenty of leisure. Show More Summary

My Energy is Back, My Brain Isn’t Foggy, and All of My Health Markers Have Improved.

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. Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Low-Fat Beats “High-Fat”; Prunes for Bone Health

For today’s edition of Dear Mark I’m answering a pair of great questions. First, Vaughn asks me about a recent study where ethnic Chinese participants were placed on several different diets, and those on the “low-carb, high-fat” one actually did worse than those on higher carbs and lower fat. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 460

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK Preformed vitamin D, the kind found in eggs, fish, and meat, is about 5 times as bioactive as vitamin D3. This makes animal foods a rich source of vitamin D and may explain why human skin lightened after the adoption...Show More Summary

Bacon Guacamole with Cheddar Chips

Guacamole is an easy sell. Put a bowl out at a party, and immediately the entire group is hovering over the bowl ready to dip in. So, imagine what might happen when a bowl of bacon guacamole is served. Stand back—this is a flavorful, high-fat snack that people are going to run towards. Basic guacamole doesn’t really need a recipe. Show More Summary

The First Primal Kitchen Restaurant Opens Next Friday!

Well, I have to say it’s a great birthday gift (yup, today’s that day for me), and I couldn’t be more excited about the news. The Primal Kitchen Restaurants concept was born a few years ago, but today I’m proud to announce that the very...Show More Summary

CrossFit’s Criticism: How Do I Eat Enough Calories on Primal?

One of the reasons CrossFit tends to produce excellent physiques in both men and women is that it forces you to do everything. You’re lifting heavy, sprinting, going long and slow sometimes, going short and intense. You’re tapping into every energy system and stimulating anabolic pathways. Show More Summary

Need to Know Factors for Bone Health

At the heart of every building is its framework. That latticework of timber, concrete or steel is what holds the entire structure up. Without it, there’d be no building at all. I think of that phrase some people use when they look at...Show More Summary

7 Relaxing Yoga Poses to Unwind

Today’s guest post is offered up by Jessica Gouthro of PaleoHacks.com. I feel like midsummer calls for some good R&R. Enjoy the chance to kick back and relax with her routine, everyone. A simple restorative yoga practice can teach you...Show More Summary

Dear Mark: CrossFit and Carb Questions

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering questions from the comment section of  last Thursday’s post on CrossFit, Primal, and carbs. First, I use a comment from Dave to expand on the idea of earning your carbs and eating the carbs you earn. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 459

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK A fourth Denisovan appears. Regular meditation helps athletes endure interval training. “Edible” oils may partially explain the South Asian diabetes epidemic. When autophagy slows, cellular aging accelerates. Taking...Show More Summary

Primal Keto Bread

A slice of warm buttered bread can be hard to resist. When that slice is Primal keto bread, you don’t have to resist. Primal keto bread makes delicious toast and sandwiches a real possibility, whether you’re following a ketogenic diet...Show More Summary

I Didn’t Get a Migraine That First Week. Or That Second Week. Or Ever Again.

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. Show More Summary

CrossFit’s Criticism: How Do I Eat Enough Carbs on Primal?

By far the single most common criticism levied against paleo by CrossFitters is that it’s too damn difficult to eat enough carbs to maintain performance during workouts. There is definitely truth there. First, let’s establish something. Show More Summary

Are CrossFit and Primal Compatible?

Back when they were infants, CrossFit and paleo were the best of friends. Robb Wolf was giving CrossFit nutrition seminars. CF boxes were running paleo challenges and offering meal plans to clients. Tens of thousands of people were introduced to paleo through CrossFit and CrossFit through paleo. Over time, however, they drifted apart. Show More Summary

Hair Loss: Looking beyond Genetics

Conventional wisdom teaches us to accept our fate when it comes to hair loss. “Runs in the family,” we’re often told—and sometimes it does (but that’s usually not the full story). “It’s just part of getting older,” people say, too—and...Show More Summary

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