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
Installing an “Urban Jungle” play area, complete with trees, boulders, hills, and tunnels, has dramatically reduced the number of accidents and incidents of “pushing, hitting, and slipping” at a Scottish primary school.
Why a sales pitch is best given on a steep hill.
A candid interview with a former Big Food exec confirms what we basically already suspected to be true. Still, it’s nice to know for sure (or is it the opposite of nice?).
German scientists developed a new method for testing pesticide residue in farmed fish fed conventional vegetable matter; the results of the first studies to use the new method will soon be published. Here’s hoping I don’t have to rewrite my old post, eh?
Bloomberg posted a nice summation of the research on the addictive properties of processed junk food. One startling highlight: rats preferred hits of sugar/saccharine to hits of cocaine (and you know those research scientists have access to the pure stuff).
Paleo foods to feed a cold: saltine-less edition.
In a recent NPR report, we learned about a breastfeeding mother who fixed her kid’s acid reflux by giving up all soy, wheat, and dairy. Read that article, then go back to their hit piece on paleo, and laugh/cry at the absurdity of it all.
One year ago (Nov 8 – Nov 14)
This experiment will no doubt result in adding to the population explosion.
– Commenter Sharon’s take on the long-term ramifications of engaging in an intentional power outage.