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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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The Primal Blueprint message has been received and taken to heart by thousands of Mark’s Daily Apple readers. I receive emails nearly every day with inspiring, life-changing success stories. People that reversed diabetes; lost 50+ pounds and took back control of their lives; refined their diet and exercise program to attain goals they thought were impossible. Here is just a small sample of the amazing accounts of transformation I have received. Check back every week for a new Primal Blueprint Real Life Story.

If you have your own personal success story and would like to share it with me and the MDA community please drop me a line via our contact form.

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Latest Success Stories

Depression & Mental Health

Goodbye, Sugar Addiction!

Name: Jennifer

Age: 33

In their words:
“The low carb diet stopped me from craving the sugar. Months went by, and the weight was falling off me. Within 9 months I had lost 84 pounds, and by the following year I had lost a total of 91 pounds. My inflammation went, depression, anxiety, blurre...

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Autoimmune Disease
From MS Diagnosis To TEDx Speaker Miracle

Name: V Capaldi

Age: 57

In Her Words: “Literally, I was fighting with my doctors about using food as medicine. They discounted diet and lifestyle from the word go. They wanted me to...

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Success Stories
Little Leafy’s Keto Diet Success Story

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Weight Loss
My Journey to Primal

Name: Issa Aviles

Age: 41

In Her Words: “My own Primal Journey was a series of hits and misses over 7 years, which I spent doing self-study and experimenting with my diet and activity ...

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Autoimmune Disease
Finding Balance After A Lifelong Eating Disorder

Name: Carrie Forrest

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In Her Words: My overall inflammation has decreased tremendously and my health issues are much more manageable. The crazy blood sugar swings I used to experience wi...

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GERD & Heartburn
I Simply Could Not Accept the “You’re Just Getting Old” Excuse

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Weight Loss
I’m Back to Being Me!

Name: Allen Weed

Age: 37

In His Words: “I stuck with the Primal eating for a month, and dropped 15 lbs easily without once feeling like I had given anything up! I ran 3 miles at the b...

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Weight Loss
I’m a Lean and Mean Endurance Machine!

Name: Keith Vona

Age: 44

In His Words: “Fast forward to the present. I am a 150lb lean and mean endurance machine. I’ve already set a new bike PR twice at the half-iron distance, an...

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Weight Loss
Success Story Follow-Up: Each Modification Has Built on What I Had Established

Name: Dave

Age: 57

In His Words: “I was focused on the lifelong journey for better health and not to getting to an arbitrary weight goal and ignoring the other health discipline...

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Career Development
“We Have to Do This!” (Meet Our First Primal Kitchen Restaurant Franchise Owners)

Name: Tara Olson

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In Her Words: “We had already benefitted so much from a Primal lifestyle ourselves and the thought of being able to share that with others through a restauran...

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