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...Tell Me More
Worker Bees’ Daily Bites:
Here’s the fresh mix, Apples! You sassy little things, you.
Food Police: Dangerously Close to a Sherlock Award
Since we’ve already so graciously awarded the CDC with our monthly MOTO, the food police have narrowly escaped with dignity intact – for this month. Fresh from the fryer: they’re warning us that Chinese food is unhealthy.
Hmm…is anyone really surprised to learn that a box of Chinese takeout is not the cornucopia of health we’d like it to be?
Everyone Loves a Good Bribe!
Did you know that doctors routinely accept rewards from pharmaceutical companies for
pushing prescribing new drugs? Cheerful instant messages and pats on the back these rewards are not. We’re talking cold, hard cash, and lots of it. Best of all, most states don’t really have laws in place to make sure this bidness gets disclosed.
Myths of Health
And you were just getting your fillings replaced (someone call Ludacris, quick). Here are the web’s top health myths that manage to persist in spite of all good sense.
Listen Up, Ladies
Another reason to admit that veggies are ‘licious.
Here’s an important, and easy, health tip for keeping your weight loss goals on track.
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