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
Why our food is making us fat (hint: it’s not the fat).
How America’s grocery buying habits have changed – for the worse. Via NPR.
Also from NPR, “Commenters Bite Back on the Paleo Diet,” complete with a totally representative image of some guy eating a raw steak out of a paper bag (an unwitting foreshadowing of world where red meat is regulated and steak must be consumed clandestinely, perhaps?). This is a response to an earlier article which got taken apart by said commenters.
Hospitals in Europe (and, hopefully, elsewhere) are poised to roll out the world’s first quick, cheap, and accurate test for gluten intolerance.
While I’d personally prefer having R2D2 rolling alongside beside me, whirring and beeping encouragement as I lift, sprint, and train, I guess a flying exercise drone will have to do.
I’ve discussed how humans are hard-wired to be optimists before. Here’s a similar take on the evolutionary origins of optimism.
A pretty slick stand-up desk.
In yet another edition of “What Can’t Butter Do?”, Qualcomm discovers a novel way to test the thermal efficiency of their smartphone chips.
One year ago (June 17 – June 23)
Blowing through your lips to make a “raspberry” or “horse lips” helps open the sphincters to ease release as well. It is also fun.
– Um, really, yoolieboolie?