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The Carnivore Diet: Pros, Cons, and Suggestions

All-meat diets are growing in popularity. There are the cryptocurrency carnivores . There’s the daughter of the ascendant Jordan B. Peterson, Mikhaila Peterson, who’s using a carnivorous diet to stave

Summer Preview: What’s In Store For Mark’s Daily Apple

Where I’m from, snow showers aren’t unheard of over graduation weekends. To this day, I hold to the traditional “Memorial Day to Labor Day” timeline—and, well, here we are finally (or almost anyway).
Dear Mark: More On Women and Fasting

Dear Mark: More On Women and Fasting

Last week, I updated an older post on women and intermittent fasting . For today’s edition of Dear Mark , I’ll be answering some of the comments and questions from that post. First, should a lean

Weekend Link Love — Edition 504

Research of the Week Healthy food rules at home stick outside of the home. CBD (marijuana compound that doesn’t get you high) reduces seizures. Smart people’s neurons have fewer connections. People
One Sheet-Pan Shrimp and Broccoli with PRIMAL KITCHEN® Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette and Marinade

One Sheet-Pan Shrimp and Broccoli with PRIMAL KITCHEN® Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette and Marinade

Primal Kitchen® Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette makes this meal a snap to cook. The dressing provides all the flavor, transforming roasted broccoli and shrimp into an incredible meal with sweet, sour and

We Can Now Look Forward To Healthy Retirement Years

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
11 (Non-Dietary) Actions That Enhance Insulin Sensitivity

11 (Non-Dietary) Actions That Enhance Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin does a lot of important things for us. It pulls glucose from the blood and fritters it away into our cells to be burned for energy or stored as glycogen. It prevents hyperglycemic toxicity to
Intermittent Fasting for Women: What We Know Now

Intermittent Fasting for Women: What We Know Now

This is an updated version of a Dear Mark column from 2012. You can find the original version archived here . The below has been completely updated for 2018. The blank slate hypothesis has fallen.

Primal Snack Round-Up: 9 Tasty Options

It’s certainly getting easier to find healthier snacks at the store, but the convenience of healthier, pre-packaged snack food often comes at steep price. For most of us, homemade snacks are still the

Dear Mark: More Coffee Questions (plus a Vegan Vitamin Addition)

For today’s edition of Dear Mark , I’m answering five questions about coffee and one about vegan vitamins. First, was I wrong about Aeropress? Second, what’s my take on CA’s move to put a cancer

Weekend Link Love — Edition 503

Research of the Week Intermittent fasting lowers oxidative stress and improves insulin sensitivity even without weight loss in men. Lower microbiome diversity, more arterial hardening. Deadlifts, not
Keto Donuts

Keto Donuts

It takes less time to make these donuts than it does to drive to your local donut shop, and you’re rewarded with a yummy treat made from simple, pure ingredients. Almond flour, eggs, butter and heavy
Food No Longer Runs My Life

Food No Longer Runs My Life

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
Do Coffee Brewing Methods Matter For Health?

Do Coffee Brewing Methods Matter For Health?

Coffee is a perpetual topic of interest, and for good reason: Almost everyone drinks it, almost everyone is passionate about it, and it’s pretty darn good for you. A recent post covered whether coffee
Can a Vegan Go Keto?

Can a Vegan Go Keto?

Absolutely! Anyone can go keto, including vegans. They might not be able to stay vegan, but they can certainly go keto. Nothing stopping them. The more the merrier. Jokes aside. Can someone go keto
Recipes From The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook—and a Giveaway!

Recipes From The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook—and a Giveaway!

Folks, I’m excited today. The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook was just released this morning. It’s been a labor of love the same way The Keto Reset Diet book was. I literally threw myself into that

Dear Mark: Fitness (and Keto) Benefits of Baking Soda

For this week’s edition of Dear Mark , I’m answering a couple questions from the comment section of last week’s Weekend Link Love . First, what’s the effective dose of baking soda used in the
Join Me This Week At the Keto Edge Summit!

Join Me This Week At the Keto Edge Summit!

The Keto Edge Summit starts today! (Register for free now.) Tens of thousands will learn from the expert wisdom so important to leveraging the mighty power of KETONES to first return to health, then

Weekend Link Love — Edition 502

Research of the Week Someone was butchering rhinoceros in the Philippines 700,000 years ago. A study finds that Koreans tend to prefer harder rice and Americans prefer softer rice. It’d be interesting
Salmon Steak Salad with Primal Kitchen® Lemon Turmeric Vinaigrette

Salmon Steak Salad with Primal Kitchen® Lemon Turmeric Vinaigrette

This recipe keeps it simple, without sacrificing flavor. Broiled salmon steaks are served over seared tomatoes and peppery arugula for a warm main course salad. The salad is dressed with invigorating