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Archive for the ‘ Guest Posts ’ Category

31 Oct

Quick & Easy Salmon Cakes

This is a guest post from Diane Sanfilippo, author of Practical Paleo and the wildly popular blog, Diane often leaves a lot of space to make her recipes your own, and this one is no exception. This recipe can easily be modified to switch up flavors, or for those following a low FODMAP diet. […]

5 Sep

Tuna Mango Salad with Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing

This is a guest post from Kendra Cardoza, author of the blog Hey hey! Kendra here. You may know me from my blog or my IG account where I post #KendrasSuperSalads. I’m SO excited to be guest posting on Mark’s Daily Apple today as this is my first time! As you can probably guess […]

1 Sep

13 Ways to Move More Throughout the Day (Even While at Work)

This is a guest post from expert biomechanist Katy Bowman, author of Don’t Just Sit There! Tomorrow, Sept. 2, is the final day to receive the $10-off early-bird discount and several bonus items when you purchase the online multimedia program Don’t Just Sit There! Learn all the details here and gain access today! What research […]

4 Aug

An Introduction to Isometrics: How to Build Strength Without Even Moving

This is a guest post from Todd Kuslikis of Warning: Some of you are about to think I’m crazy. For those of you who haven’t heard of isometrics, this strength building concept is going to make you think I’ve officially walked off the deep end. Functional strength and awesome muscle mass gains with out […]

17 Mar

The Autoimmune Protocol: What to Do When Nothing Else Has Worked

Today’s guest post is from my good friend Tara Grant, truly a superstar in the Primal/paleo/ancestral health movement. Tara started out as a success story: “Tons of Doctors and No Solution” – one of the most visited stories in our entire archive. She’s had a change of attitude since that article was published. As she […]

7 Mar

Paleo Broccoli Salad

This a guest post from Natasha of The Feisty Kitchen. Broccoli Salad. I know this isn’t quite something you’d think of for the middle of January, but I got it stuck in my head, and had to make it. So there’s that. My version has a few twists in it but still reminds you of […]

26 Feb

Liver, Lobster and Locusts: How Bizarre Foods Win Acceptance

Way back in 2008 I published an article titled Insects: Not Just for Breakfast Anymore, and periodically since then I’ve advocated for bugs as food. It makes sense on so many levels, so I was thrilled to become an investor in a company that was trying to raise awareness and bring (delicious, edible, you-wouldn’t-even-know-they’re) insects […]

3 Feb

Zen and the Art of Calisthenics

This is a guest post from Al Kavadlo of When it comes to exercise, there are a lot of options. With such an abundance of fitness programs and modalities, it can get overwhelming trying to discern which method is best for you. While there are a lot of people out there who will offer […]

14 Jan

From Desire to Reality: Why Setting Goals Is Critical for Success

This is a guest post from Dr. Alessandra Wall. As someone whose business it is to help others create change there is something magical about the New Year; it is so full of hope and motivation. It is a time to evaluate growth and direction, and to dream. Over the next month or so millions […]

15 Jul

Next Level Primal: I Killed a Chicken and Ate It

This is a guest post from Bethany McDaniel of Primal Pastures. Learn more about Bethany and Primal Pastures at the end of this article. Enter Bethany… I still remember the first time I killed a chicken. I had watched it happen hundreds of times (my family runs a small pastured livestock farm in So-Cal called […]

8 Jul

7 Powerful Ways to Make Walking More Exciting

This is guest post from Kevin Geary. Kevin is the founder of Rebooted Body, host of The Rebooted Body Podcast, and creator of the Total Body Reboot online program. He uses a unique blend of ancestral science and modern psychology to help men and women reprogram their body and mind for sustainable fat loss, vibrant health, […]

1 Jul

Why Kids Need the Sun

This is a guest post from Michelle Fitzpatrick of Happy Paleo Kids. Michelle has worked with special needs children and their families for over 13 years to promote development and mental health. She adopted a “Paleo Diet” to lose weight after baby number 3, and quickly saw that the benefits of eating nutrient-rich, plant-and-animal-based foods […]

28 May

Beyond Sugar and Soda: Nutritional Cures for Damaged Teeth

This is another special guest post from our favorite study-dismantler, Denise Minger. Read all of her previous Mark’s Daily Apple articles here, here, here, here, and here, pay her website a visit, and grab a copy of her new book Death by Food Pyramid: How Shoddy Science, Sketchy Politics and Shady Special Interests Ruined Your […]

11 Mar

Cholesterol, Culture, and Being Flexible!

This is a guest post from Dr. Ronesh Sinha (aka Dr. Ron). Dr. Ron is an internal medicine physician in Northern California. He specializes in helping patients from diverse ethnic backgrounds reduce heart disease risk factors through lifestyle changes. I’ve recently published Dr. Ron’s book The South Asian Health Solution. You can learn all about […]

18 Feb

Understanding Primal Blueprint Success from Crowdsourced Data

This is a guest article from Larry Istrail of the Ancestral Weight Loss Registry. Larry started AWLR to gain a better understanding of paleo and carbohydrate-restricted eating and bring the resulting data and trends into the mainstream medical community. He has presented the data at conferences around the country and today he is sharing his […]

28 Jan

Stretching For Strength: 5 Flexibility Standards

This is a guest post from our friend Al Kavadlo of Al has a new book out Stretching Your Boundaries – Flexibility Training for Extreme Calisthenic Strength that’s well worth a look. You can catch Al at the yet-to-be-officially-announced PrimalCon New York later on this year where he’ll be a guest presenter. Stay tuned […]

16 Jan

The Backbone Ritual: 6 Moves to Get Your Back Into the Groove

This is a guest post from personal trainer extraordinaire Angelo dela Cruz of Join me, veteran PrimalCon presenter Angelo, and numerous other presenters and Primal enthusiasts from around the world at PrimalCon Vacation Tulum (Mar. 1-6) and the 5th annual PrimalCon Oxnard (Sept. 25-28) in 2014. “Movement is life.” – Moshe Feldenkrais When someone […]

31 Dec

Why Personalizing Your Diet and Lifestyle Is the Key to Success

This is a guest post from Chris Kresser of and author of the new book Your Personal Paleo Code. Join me, Chris and numerous other presenters and Primal enthusiasts from around the world at the 5th annual PrimalCon Oxnard in 2014. Every week it seems there’s a new bestselling diet book promising the “secret” […]

17 Dec

Amber Waves of Shame

The following passage is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Denise Minger’s riveting new book Death by Food Pyramid. Order your copy of Death by Food Pyramid by December 31 and get free gifts plus a chance to win Primal prizes valued at $1,800. Learn all the details here. On a spring night in 1968, […]

13 Nov

Are Your Skin Problems an Autoimmune Issue? – Answers, Solutions, plus a New Primal Book!

Today’s guest post is from my good friend Tara Grant, truly a budding superstar in the Primal/paleo/ancestral health movement. Tara started out as a success story (“Tons of Doctors and No Solution” – one of the most visited stories in our entire archive; and also on the pages of the The Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body […]

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