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What Primal Types Can Learn from Plant-Based Diets (and Dieters)

I joke around a lot and give them hell, but I have love and respect for plant-based diets and the people who eat them. These folks come at health from an entirely different place, and, it’s true, I don’t think their diets are optimal. Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Ketosis and Methylglyoxal, Microwaving Vegetables, the Role of Salt in Cooking, and More Veggie Ideas

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering three questions. First, what’s the deal with the relationship between ketosis and methylglyoxal? Second, why did I recommend using the microwave to cook vegetables in the post from last...Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 469

Research of the Week After applying testosterone gel, men make quicker decisions based on intuition rather than deliberation. Time slows down when you’re running hard. Kids are more engaged at school when they’re barefoot. I don’t think you can deny it any longer: Sitting is bad for you. Show More Summary

Grilled Chicken Livers with Herb Butter

Liver is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. A little bit is all you need to get a healthy dose of the vitamin A, copper, folate and zinc that liver offers. So, serving liver as an appetizer, instead of a main course,...Show More Summary

From MS Diagnosis To TEDx Speaker Miracle

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

14 Super Probiotic Recipes to Realign Your Gut

Today’s awesome post is offered up by Aimee McNew  of Enjoy, everyone! Bacteria outnumber cells in our body at a ratio of ten to one! Since the average human body has about 37 trillion cells, we literally carry around an astounding number of bacteria. Show More Summary

Have You Joined the Keto Reset Facebook Group?

I’ve got more coming this morning, but I wanted to make sure folks knew about the private (and totally free) Facebook group I have going devoted to keto living. It’s taking off in big ways, and I don’t want you to miss this discussion! My...Show More Summary

Why Am I Getting Low Ketone Readings on a Ketogenic Diet?

Even having finished and printed The Keto Reset, the quest for deeper understanding continues. I keep researching, thinking, revisiting, and discussing the science and practice of ketosis. My writing partner, Brad Kearns, and I maintain a running dialogue on all things keto. Show More Summary

8 Tips for Cooking Vegetables

This spring when I asked what nutrition topics folks would be interested in reading about on the blog, the subject of vegetables came up repeatedly. Specifically, several readers wanted more ideas for how to cook them—with a mind to preserving (or enhancing) both nutrition and taste. Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Really High HDL, More Heart Disease; Low-Salt For Grandpa?

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering two questions from readers. They were excellent this week. The first one comes from Sarah, who’s a bit puzzled by the recent paper in which people with the highest HDL levels died earlier than those with lower levels. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 468

Research of the Week You’re probably drinking plastic. HIIT works in overweight/obese sedentary adults of both sexes with a good chance of developing type 2 diabetes. A new study just identified hundreds of new genes linked to intelligence. Visualization...Show More Summary

Mini Smoked Salmon Hand Rolls

Sushi hand rolls might sound like an extravagant treat, but this recipe turns hand rolls into a super-easy snack. Kids love these salmon hand rolls after school (maybe omit the hot chiles?) and adults love them pretty much any time of day or night. The switch is subbing out raw sashimi grade tuna and using smoked salmon instead. Show More Summary

Little Leafy’s Keto Diet Success Story

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

A New Primal Kitchen Restaurant Opens—And a Contest!

“Nine months ago Kyle and I walked into an empty building with dirt floors and wondered what that moment would feel like when this was all done! Yesterday we had that moment. It was crazy. We walked into our restaurant— done, designed and filled with our amazing staff ready to train! It was like time travel. Show More Summary

9 Factors That Influence Testosterone Levels

In the last several weeks testosterone has come up on a pretty regular basis. I’ve written about it before, of course, but there’s something about the novel elements  (e.g. solar irradiation for certain choice body parts) in recent conversations that’s kept the exchange going. Show More Summary

Doing Keto the Right Way: An Hour with Aubrey Marcus

A couple of weeks ago I sat down with entrepreneur extraordinaire, multi-sport athlete, and consciousness explorer, Aubrey Marcus, for an in-depth and entertaining discussion of everything from hangover cures to keto philosophy. Marcus has always been one of my favorite people to talk with, and that morning in my backyard was no exception. Show More Summary

Dear Mark: The PURE Study

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m addressing just one question. It’s not even a question, really. It’s a study. In the comments to a post from last week, Pedro dropped a line about some very cool research. Hello Mark. No miss: No way would I miss that one, Pedro. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 467

Research of the Week Fermentable fiber isn’t just good for gut bacteria. It’s also good for intestinal cells. More coffee, less dying. A meta-analysis of nine randomized controlled trials found no evidence for the protective effectsShow More Summary

Grilled Beef Satay

Satay is often served as an appetizer, but it makes a fantastic main course when served with a rich, creamy satay sauce and crisp raw veggies on the side. In this Primal version of beef satay, sugar is skipped entirely in both the marinade and the satay sauce. Show More Summary

My Journey to Primal

Growing up I could never have described myself as a healthy person. Thin, yes. Athletic, yes. But as a student I was always missing classes because I would fall ill, and even when I was older I would constantly have the sniffles from allergies and could easily use up a pack of tissues a day. Show More Summary

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