People don’t talk about oxtail stew these days, but it’s a true Primal-worthy classic. With an arguably richer taste than beef and more succulent feel when cooked for stew or soup, oxtail might just become a new favorite. But the real difference (and reason behind the appealing stewed texture) is the ample connective tissue—an incredible… Continue reading Instant Pot Oxtail Stew
Research of the Week Poor quality relationships are harder on you than having too few. Intelligence and rational thinking are not the same thing. Move over, forest bathing. The hot new thing for Alzheimer’s is gene bathing for your brain. Temporal comprehension of a story is better when you read a physical book versus using… Continue reading Weekly Link Love — Edition 18
We get lots of questions about how a ketogenic diet works in the context of exercise: Is it possible to maintain one’s fitness (strength, endurance, performance) and also drop one’s carb intake to ketogenic levels? Is it advisable? Will it help me lose weight faster? Mark already addressed some of these topics, but it’s clear… Continue reading Can Keto and Cardio Mix?
Hyperhidrosis: a condition in which the body produces an excess amount of sweat, is more common than you think. What is Hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the production of excessive sweat by the body. For the most part, this excessive sweating is caused by overactive signaling of sweat glands to secrete sweat without stimuli. In other words,… Continue reading How to Tell If Your Excessive Sweating Could Be Hyperhidrosis
For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a couple of questions from the comment sections of the last couple weeks. First, it’s been established that fasting and exercise both raise growth hormone. What about fasted exercise—does that have an even stronger effect? And what about continuing to fast after your fasted workout? Then, I… Continue reading Dear Mark: Fasting, Training, and Growth Hormone; Wear and Tear on the Arteries
It’s Monday, 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 Monday as long as they keep… Continue reading Falling Off the Mountain and Climbing Back Up
Last week I announced that the bees and are looking to share your stories of success in changing habits, losing weight, reclaiming your health, and enjoying more vitality with the help of Primal and/or Primal-keto living—and that I’m offering a giveaway to sweeten the pot: a $200 gift certificate to PrimalKitchen.com for one lucky winner,… Continue reading Reminder: Success Story Giveaway Closes March 8th!
Fudge…the creamy, rich squares of pure decadence we might associate with the holidays (or with trips to grandmother’s house). A little sure went a long way, but still…. With versions that typically call for everything from three cups of sugar to marshmallow fluff to sweetened condensed milk, fudge isn’t exactly a realistic Primal option. In… Continue reading Tahini Fudge
Research of the Week Self-expanding activities increase sexual desire in long-term couples. Why you’re so naked and sweaty. New isotope analysis reveals that Neanderthals were mostly carnivorous. Alzheimer’s can’t touch musical memories. We have a 7th sense—the link between the brain and the immune system. Why the zebra got his stripes. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts… Continue reading Weekly Link Love—Edition 17
Jessica Gouthro from Paleohacks is joining us today to offer tips for bodyweight-focused arm workouts. Enjoy, everyone. Do you ever have those days when you want a good arm workout, but you don’t have any workout equipment? Curls, presses, tricep kickbacks, and rows are all great for your arms if you’re at the gym with plenty… Continue reading Arm Workout Without Weights