Keto Biscotti with Keto Chai Latte

Biscotti (Italian for “twice baked”) served alongside a caffeinated frothed milk beverage is a pairing meant to be savored. Envision a sun-dappled restaurant patio that overlooks the cerulean Mediterranean. After…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 68

Research of the Week Among the working urban poor of Chennai, naps are more effective than more sleep at night. In the Netherlands, those drinking between 5 and 15 grams…

Class crashers: The Fore

The trouble with signing up to a class called ‘Foretitude,’ is that it doesn’t really give much away. Strength, perhaps? And I guess a bit of courage is required? That’s…

Keto Bison Burger

What Primal, keto, or low-carb eater doesn’t love a burger? You can never have too many burger recipes in my opinion, and this bison burger makes a tender, flavorful patty…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 67

Research of the Week Sales taxes work better than fat taxes. More breastfeeding, more mitochondria in blood in adolescence. Traditional architecture gives a better sense of well-being than modern architecture….

Cioppino

A substantial, acidic, briny, bright one-pot meal with a heady dry white wine broth, cioppino originated in San Francisco from fishermen’s daily catch and the Italian-American influences around the wharf…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 66

Research of the Week How evidence-based are the official diet guidelines? Hyperinsulinemia induces insulin resistance. Africans may have Neanderthal ancestry, too. New review on low-carb diets for cardiovascular disease (it’s…

How to embrace clean beauty

Photo: iStock Historically, when we’ve tried to clean up our act, our self-improvement goals have revolved around diet and exercise. But, increasingly, we’re becoming aware of the chemicals that come…

What does collagen do?

Photo: iStock What is collagen? A type of protein that knits and holds together your body’s tissues, collagen is found everywhere from bones and tendons to your heart and your…

23 Easy Keto Snacks

Our 20 Keto Snacks All Under 5 Minutes has become so popular that we realized that many of you might enjoy a snack or two here and there, whether you…

Mini Keto and Primal Crab Cakes

Crab cakes may remind you of cocktail parties, weddings, or sun-soaked getaways to the seashore where you seek refuge from the sun at a fish shack that serves only the…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 65

Research of the Week Blue-blocking glasses improve mania patients’ sleep quality. The human landscape of ancient Africa looked a lot different 3000 years ago. Without changing caloric intake, time-restricted eating…

Keto Egg Bake

Eggs and bacon or eggs and sausage with black or collagen coffee are typical keto breakfasts, but this keto egg bake is a nutrient-dense and satiating option for weekend morning…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 64

Research of the Week The environmental footprint of different diets is not what we’ve been led to believe. Genetic analysis of ancient Hungarian conquerors. Men on a low-fat diet may…

The new rules of winter skincare

Image: Shutterstock They say there’s no bad weather, only bad clothing – and you’ll benefit from applying this old adage to your skincare routine as the seasons change. Thanks to…

What does ginseng do?

Image: Shutterstock Today it’s a staple ingredient for energy-boosting blends at trendy juice bars, but in reality, the ginseng plant has been used in Chinese herbal medicine for centuries. And…

The Definitive Guide to Blood Sugar

What’s sweet, red, sticky, and deadly? Blood sugar. (I’m sure there are other things that qualify, but most of them contain sugar of some sort so I’m sticking with it.)…

Keto Pills: Why I’m Highly Skeptical

There are a dizzying number of keto pills on the market now. They promise easy weight loss, increased energy, and the benefits of ketosis without the pesky following-a-strict-diet part. As…

Weekly Link Love – Edition 63

Research of the Week Evidence of cooked starchy rhizomes from 170,000 years ago. Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to lower muscle mass at 6 years of age in girls (but…

Whole30® Recipe Roundup

Eating well means different things to different people, but I think we can agree that it should always taste good. The recipes that follow happen to be aligned with Whole30®…

Keto Sugar Cookies

On occasion, a reliable and tasty basic cookie recipe that’s remade to be keto-friendly can be useful when you need to bake something for the kids’ class but don’t want…

Weekly Link Love — Edition 62

Research of the Week Under severe calorie restriction, exercise reduces muscle loss by inhibiting autophagy. Alcohol abstinence is a good idea for people with atrial fibrillation. Common pyrethroid pesticides, including…

6 reasons to try Dry January

Photo: iStock Whenever Britain’s drunken escapades hit the news, one image is always wheeled out: a young woman lying passed-out on a Bristol street bench, copious bottles of booze piled…

What does starflower oil do?

Photo: Shutterstock If you’ve not heard of starflower oil before, you won’t be alone. While the plant it comes from has been used as a herbal remedy for centuries, we’re…

When Does Fasting Cross the Line?

A little while back, Mark posted an article about 14 scenarios in which intermittent fasting (IF) might be just the ticket. We got some requests for a follow-up about times…

Should I try sex therapy?

Image: iStock It’s the one topic we’re reluctant to discuss: the health of our sex lives. But desire can take a nosedive at any age and for myriad reasons, from…

How to avoid burnout

Image: iStock Through the working week, many of us can feel like we’re running on empty. Exhausted, we try to catch up on sleep at the weekends and tell ourselves…

Class crashers: SoulCycle

I’ve never done a spin class, but I’ve heard the horror stories: from colleagues passing out, to housemates throwing up and one super-fit, marathon-running friend telling me: ‘Never do it….

Class crashers: Orangetheory Fitness

Other than that it’s allegedly Michelle Obama’s favourite workout and that it has something to do with monitoring your heart rate, I know little about Orangetheory Fitness when I enter…

4 of nature’s best hangover cures

Image: iStock If you drink alcohol, the likelihood is that you’ll have experienced a hangover at some point in your life – but what causes it? Well, hangover symptoms (including…

Hot baked fruit salad

Through the winter months, it’s perfectly normal to crave sweet, warm puddings. And this hot baked fruit salad is the perfect compromise between enjoying something indulgent and still getting the…

The Case For Better Meat

It’s Giving Tuesday, and while I know the world is full of good causes, today I’m highlighting one close to my heart. It’s one I’ve contributed to significantly because it…

I Enjoy My Life So Much More

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…

Cinnamon Tea Cranberry Muffins

A big thank you to the good folks at Pique Tea for today’s awesome seasonal recipe. They’ve got a nice holiday deal going for the tea lover in your life…