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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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I Amazed My Doctor with My Primal Diet!

Name: Jen

Age: 42

In their words:
“My doctor asked what I had changed and I told her that I went from being a vegetarian to paleo. I told her for breakfast I was eating eggs and bacon with a cup of cashew milk. For lunch I was having salads (hold the cranberries and croutons!) and having...

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Success Stories
Success Story Follow-Up: My Primal Journey Has Been a Steadying Force in a Tumultuous Time of Life



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I Didn’t Realize I’d Been Getting in Shape for the Fight of My Life

Name: Scott Phillips

Age: 57

In Their Words: “Primal living helped me not only lose 150 pounds, overcome a total hip replacement, and fight off stage four cancer, but it also made me apprec...

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At 87 Years Old, for the First Time in My Life I Feel Beautiful, Both Inside and Out

Name: Faye

Age: 87

In Her Words: I eat better than I ever have and feel better than I ever have.

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Weight Loss
Success Story Follow-up: It’s about a Healthy, Real Life!



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Muscle Building
Finally Getting Lean and Feeling Excellent!

Name: Thomas F.

Age: 35

In His Words: “I was already getting sick far less often, I was sleeping better, my energy was balanced and I wasn’t getting as hungry. One of the other...

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Career Development
Amazing Effects on All Aspects of My Life!

Name: Casie

Age: 26

In Her Words: “It’s been over three years now that I’ve been eating primal-aligned, and I am a completely different person. The first change I not...

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It’s about Being Fit, Happy, and Healthy!

Name: Deborah


In Her Words: “I had to basically rewrite all my knowledge and educate myself in the ways of primal living. I cannot express how much it has changed my life, ...

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Skin Conditions
My “Almost” Success Story

Name: Michaela

Age: 49

In Her Words: “The day I stopped eating grains, I never had another episode of IBS. …Predictably, my fatty liver disappeared, my cholesterol improved (e...

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Autoimmune Disease
I Now Have Plans All the Way to Ninety

Name: Ross W.

Age: 75

In His Words: “My arthritis has largely gone. I used to have dizzy spells. They have gone. My doctor is impressed with my blood tests. He keeps expecting me t...

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