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Blog Post Archive

Some Primal Answers for Kids’ Problem Behaviors

Last week, Chris Kresser wrote a great article discussing the emerging—and likely causative—link between poor gut health and childhood misbehavior. He explained potential mechanisms for the association, as well as solutions to counter...Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Alternative Therapies Follow-up

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering four questions from last week’s “ Alternative Therapies ” comment board. I asked you for questions and comments about other potential therapies, and you all put in good work. First, I address that oldest of home remedies: chicken soup. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 440

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK Turns out that humans display a ton of biological and psychological diversity. Dogs know when you’re being selfish, and they don’t like it. Baltic hunter-gatherers developed agriculture without outside influence. Using...Show More Summary

Turkish Salad

In this refreshing salad, herbs are treated as a main ingredient, not a garnish. Fill your salad bowl with parsley, mint and dill (thyme and oregano are also good), either finely chopped or roughly snipped with scissors. The bright and...Show More Summary

When You Reprogram Your Genes to Become a Fat-burning Beast, Life Can Be Good!

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

What Is the Vagus Nerve? (and How Does It Impact Health, Mood and Performance?)

In recent years, I’ve regularly vouched for the gut as our long-abused secondary brain. Given what most of us grew up learning in school, it can feel like a mammoth shift. Science and philosophy have long revered the brain as seat of consciousness, even the seat of humanity itself. Show More Summary

8 Alternative Therapies Worth Considering

Here at Mark’s Daily Apple, I avoid writing off anything without first investigating it. I keep one foot in the “alternative” health world and one in the “conventional” realm, making sure to maintain a skeptical—but openminded—stance on everything. Show More Summary

A Primal Look at Gestational Diabetes

Every pregnant woman I’ve ever known has hated the oral glucose tolerance test. Yet, they still do it. Drinking a tall glass of sickly sweet orange-flavored glucose water on an empty stomach is thoroughly disgusting, but it, apparently,...Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Hydroponic vs. Regular Vegetables; Lowering Blood Pressure Without Meds

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering two questions. First up, do the nutrient contents of hydroponic produce differ from soil-grown produce? If so, in what way? Then I give a few (somehwat unprompted) tips for lowering blood pressure without meds. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 439

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK This bacteria links arthritis to Crohn’s disease. Tobacco use may not be healthy, but some methods of consumption are far worse than others. Male-type brains linked to higher autism risk in females. Smokers should...Show More Summary

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe means “cheese and pepper” and that’s all you need to make this gloriously simple pasta dish. Yes, pasta. If you have a favorite brand of gluten-free pasta, go for it. If not, “zoodles” work well for this dish, too. WhatShow More Summary

This Really Is a Family 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

Humor for Health: What Modern Science and our Evolutionary Story Teach Us about Lightening Up

I’ve always believed you could tell a lot about a person based on when they laugh. Or if they laugh at all. Laughter provides a brief but in-depth window into arguably the most enigmatic organ in the body—as well as the idiosyncrasies at work for that individual. I’ve suggested before that we adults take life way too seriously. Show More Summary

The Problem with Self-Improvement Culture (and What To Do About It)

We’re a little more than a month out from New Year’s, and most people have abandoned their resolution efforts. Gyms are emptying out; the squat rack is free again. Cars are piling up in the drive-thrus, the farmer’s markets are noticeably emptier. Show More Summary

20 Easy Bodyweight Exercises To Build Functional Arm Strength

Today’s post is from Jennifer Dene at Paleohacks.  Ready to develop your upper body? Skip the isolation exercises and build functional arm strength with these 20 easy bodyweight exercises — no gym membership required! Functional training exercises mimic moves that we do in real life. Show More Summary

Dear Mark: Steak Satiety vs Ground Beef Satiety; Maca and Cacao During Fasts; Nut Butters, and Post-work Workouts

For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering four questions from readers. First, why might a pound of ground beef induce less satiation than a pound of steak? Second, can you take maca root and cacao powder during a fast without breaking...Show More Summary

The Nominations Are In! Now It’s Your Vote…

The Paleo Magazine “Best of 2016” nominations are in! Thank you to all who supported MDA, Primal Blueprint, Primal Kitchen and Primal Publishing by contributing. We’re contenders for eight categories in total—and now it’s time for you to choose the final winners! Voting is already underway and ends February 15th. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 438

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK Folks need more vitamin E. Getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn’t seem to reduce autism risk in your offspring. We sleep to forget. Dogs lose weight on low-carb diets, too. Over 700 genes determine height. Certain...Show More Summary

Mississippi Roast

If you’ve ever perused Pinterest for recipes, you probably know about Mississippi Roast. A mouth-watering Internet sensation, Mississippi Roast is made by cooking chuck roast in a slow cooker with a stick of butter, powdered ranch dressing, powdered gravy or onion mix, and pepperoncini. Show More Summary

After so many diets, this is a lifestyle I can maintain forever!

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

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