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
People who live with the most green space nearby (trees, grass, parks, etc) have the lowest levels of salivary cortisol, a marker of stress.
Chocolate with high cacao-content appears to be an effective sunblock when eaten.
New evidence suggests that part of what made human beings possible (and helped our ancestors diverge from the chimp line of ancestry) was the evolution of our transcription factor binding sites – the places where genes are turned on and off. In other words, humans are extremely flexible and adaptable because our genes are extremely flexible and adaptable.
How mood – and maybe depression – is a function of how connected we are (or aren’t) to other people. I certainly hope so, because you can’t put a patent on relationships the way you can with Prozac.
Our emotional state can affect our taste for – and awareness of – fat in food.
How junk food can end obesity. Or, another apologist for the processed food industry rears his head.
“The attitude out there is that grass-fed is for the crazies.” Luckily, an increasing number of ranchers, including a favorite of mine – Prescott Frost – are working to change that “cultural kind of fear-mongering,” and it appears to be working.
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I assure you, I had nothing to do with this.
One year ago (Jun 23 – Jun 29)