Fitness

Dear Mark: PUFA Confusion, Mushroom Coffee, Swiss Water Process, and Timing the Fast
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering four questions from readers. First, should someone homozygous for the FADS variant that increases PUFA conversion eat less or more PUFA? Next, what’s the deal with all the mushroom coffees out on the market? Are they actually beneficial? Third, when looking for a healthy decaf coffee, what […]

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 499
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Research of the Week Giving experiences as gifts rather than things fosters better relationships. Caffeine causes brain entropy (thankfully). A new blood test might identify Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear. Consistent meditation training may lead to enduring improvements in sustained focus and response inhibition. Sitting might not be great for your brain, either. New Primal Blueprint […]

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Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower Rice, Olives and Feta
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You gotta love a meal that can be cooked and served on the same sheet pan, and will dirty only 3 other things in your kitchen. Maybe you’ll have to wash a food processor (if you rice your own cauliflower instead of buying cauliflower rice at the store) and maybe a garlic press and a […]

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Small, Successive, Healthy Decision-Making Leads To Consistency and Progress
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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. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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14 Ways to Make Coffee Healthier
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According to the stats, more than 80% of American adults use coffee to get going in the morning. Increasingly, we’re getting collectively pickier about what we drink, too. A report released this year by the National Coffee Association found that, for the first time in 67 years, more than half of all coffee consumed daily was classified […]

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How Ancestry Might Inform Your Fat Choices
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One of the more exciting developments over the past few years has been the explosion in population genetics research. People are a diverse lot, and even though we’re all people who essentially want the same things out of life (and we’re working with the same basic machinery), there’s a lot of wiggle room. It’s not […]

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Midweek Quick Cooking: Olive Oil Packed Tuna and Seared Tomatoes
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If you don’t already keep a few cans of high quality tuna packed in olive oil in your pantry, this recipe is a great reason to start. The meal comes together quickly, with dazzling results. Cherry tomatoes and garlic are seared in a generous amount of olive oil, then comes the tuna and even more […]

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