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
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Popular science authors often claim that hunter-gatherers were more warlike than modern humans and that our propensity for large-scale violence in the name of resource acquisition is an evolutionary adaptation – “mankind’s hereditary curse.” A new study of 21 “forager” societies – hunter-gatherers, in other words – undermines that popular view, finding that of 148 catalogued kills, just two were over “resources.” The vast majority were caused by “miscellaneous personal disputes” between individuals, not bands, tribes, or groups.
These side effects of artificial sweeteners might leave a weird aftertaste in your mouth, kind of like Sweet’N Low.
Robb Wolf covers the latest omega-3 and prostate cancer study.
According to Men’s Fitness, the Primal Blueprint is one of the six best new diets. My only quibbles would be with the words “new” and “diet,” but overall I’m pleasantly surprised.
Cholesterol levels have leveled off in Americans, but researchers (and, I’d wager, drug companies) aren’t satisfied. They want them even lower.
Enter to win a fantastic trip to Italy and get a great Everyday Paleo Italian cookbook (releasing July 23) from Sarah Fragoso in the process. Not a bad deal, I’d say.
I got a chance to read John Durant’s upcoming book, The Paleo Manifesto. It’s refreshing, hilarious, and informative, and I suggest you pre-order it.
One year ago (July 21 – July 27)