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
In the middle of the symposium, Robb Wolf, Mat Lalonde, and yours truly recorded an episode of Robb’s Paleo Solution Podcast. Take a listen (and listen to the rest, if you haven’t already).
Who woulda thought that “specially formulated” biscuits would make male zoo gorillas obese and stricken with heart disease? In a huge twist, switching to a diet of green, fibrous things corrected the problems.
John Durant (who also discussed obese zoo gorillas in his AHS talk) announces the 2011 Ancestral Health Symposium Award winners.
Diet and lifestyle aren’t everything. A new T-cell treatment led to sustained (thus far), year-long remissions in advanced leukemia patients. Researchers extracted, genetically engineered, and reinserted the patients’ own T-cells, which then went on to take apart the tumors. Nice going, science. You too, engineered T-cells.
Be wary of oversimplification, says Chris Kresser, who makes the point that there is no single cause of, or treatment for, obesity in his latest post.
You’ve probably heard how antibiotic-resistant bacteria populations are growing, partly due to routine antibiotic administration to livestock. It all sounds very hopeless, right? Maybe not. A recent study shows that conventional poultry farms that switch to organic methods see rapid drops in drug-resistant flora, even in the first post-transition flock!
Geography shmeography. An upcoming line of toys promises to teach your kids how to navigate a pig, cow, or sheep carcass.
One year ago (Aug 8 – Aug 14)
I feel your pain. (literally). It took 1 month of PB to overcome 15 years of pain and fatigue from Fibromyalgia. Ah, the healing power of bacon!
– Amen, FoCo Girl.