Weekend Link Love
Dogs: man’s best friend and Neandertal’s worst nightmare? A recent article in the Atlantic explains how dogs might have helped us beat the Neandertals.
A high-fructose diet made rats remarkably stupid and unable to easily navigate a maze (the rodent version of an IQ test), while adding omega-3s counteracted this effect.
The Art of Manliness recently published a nice introductory guide to barefoot running. I look forward to seeing hordes of bow tie-wearing, straight razor-shaving, corn cob pipe-chomping barefoot runners.
This just in: higher HDL for higher HDL’s sake may not be all it’s cracked up to be. Maybe, just maybe, it’s the lifestyle that usually associates with said levels. Nah, that couldn’t be it.
Mice kept to an eight-hour feeding window ate as much food as a control group of mice fed round-the-clock, but they remained slim (with less inflammation and liver damage) while the controls got obese. Somewhere, Martin Berkhan is digging into a celebratory cheesecake.
McDonalds has just unleashed the McVegan. “Cruelty free,” they say, but I’m not so sure.
- Ever watch Pulp Fiction and find yourself ravenous because Samuel L. Jackson makes his burger look so dang good, only to realize dejectedly that you’re Primal and don’t eat buns? Try the bunless Big Kahuna burger.
- You know, a dish doesn’t always require meat. Saffron cauliflower with raisins and olives is one such dish.
One year ago (May 20 – May 26)
- Meat Glue: Separating Fact from Fiction – Are the horror stories about meat glue true?
- A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Sex Drive – Because let’s face it: isn’t this what it’s really all about in the end?
Comment of the Week
I can’t wait until science “Jurassic Park’s” some Aurochs.
- The comment is gold (and I completely agree), but the name – Paleo Bon Rurgundy – is even better.