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Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy. I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness...

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September 21, 2007

Stirring the Pot: Most Talked About Posts

By Worker Bee

If you’re new to Mark’s Daily Apple, be sure to check out some of our most controversial, popular, and hotly-debated posts of the year. It’s a great chance to share your views on some tough topics and get to know other readers, too. From veganism to raw food to Atkins to health care to cardio, the biggest discussions in health are here!

Be sure to bookmark this post for those days when you need a bit of mental sparring!

Into the Fryer We Go

A leading raw food celebrity chef makes an impassioned case for the raw food diet. Don’t miss Mark’s sizzling rebuttal. Where do you stand?

A Case Against Cardio

45 minutes (or more) of daily aerobic activity is not only not the path to health and fitness – it’s in direct opposition to the way the human body evolved. As a former elite competitive triathlete, Mark shares a compelling and controversial perspective. They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions…

Even if the Shoe Fits, Forget It!

Aaron tells you why you might want to toss the shoes when you’re gearing up for your workout. That Fox moves fast – don’t miss this fascinating piece that draws on evolutionary history to explain why you might want to chuck your Chucks.

Confessions of a Former Lipid-Phobe

Editor Sara (a former vegetarian) gets personal and shares her permanent weight loss success story, spilling the details of the decadent diet that made it happen. Bring on the bacon, baby! She horrifies her doctor, but hey…she’s got science on her side.

Why the Atkins Diet Works

Mark tears the current national nutrition recommendations to shreds and explains the reasoning behind a high-fat, high-protein diet. Did you know the human body wasn’t meant to consume grains? Learn even more by checking out the post that went ’round the health blogs: A Definitive Guide to Insulin, Blood Sugar and Type 2 Diabetes.

Misguided Vegans

It just gets more politically incorrect with every click. Read why veganism is both misguided and unhealthy – and then share your views.

44 Finger Lickin’ Good Low Carb Recipes…for Vegans!

Our readers have diverse lifestyles, and this post is a massive round up of some of the most delicious low-carb recipes that work for vegans and carnivores alike. We have different views, but it sure keeps things interesting around here!

Deconstructing Health Care: A Radical Proposal

Mark presents a thorough proposal for overhauling the American health care system and staving off the crisis. Folks from both sides of the political aisle will find plenty to debate here.

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