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
Episode #7 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. In it I discuss the Primal Blueprint fitness paradigm – what it is, how to integrate it. Check it out and let me know what you think.
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If you’re convenient to Newark, Delaware, don’t miss the Primal Blueprint Seminar coming to your area on Feb. 27.
Among patients with IBS, eating bread, pasta, and crackers made from ancient kamut wheat resulted in lower inflammatory markers and less bloating, fatigue, and stomach pain than eating the same foods made with modern wheat. Is ancient wheat healthy? Or just better than modern wheat?
Regarding ancient/modern wheat, a new research paper emerges (PDF): “Gluten and wheat intolerance today: are modern wheat strains involved?”
A new study shows that jazz musicians trading fours use the same neural syntactical circuitry as people engaged in conversation. I imagine Jack Kerouac would agree with this research.
Dr. Mike Eades just posted a fantastically thorough review of Denise Minger’s Death by Food Pyramid.
Lots of bad things happen to you when you don’t get enough sleep.
Eat lots of plants, sure, but be very careful about going full-on vegetarian or vegan.
According to new research, Internet trolls really are terrible people.
“The glass was painful, but it didn’t do any real damage. With dog mess, I just wipe my feet on grass and then wash them at a tap.” One woman’s experience not wearing shoes for the past few years in urban Britain.
A new method of testing can detect gluten in food at concentrations of just 1 ppm.
Are residual traces of the common herbicide Roundup found throughout the food supply the true cause of gluten intolerance and celiac disease (PDF)?
Sad: almost no one likes going to work (worldwide). What about you?
Are we meant to be sexual omnivores?
Gout may be an evolutionary tradeoff for the ability to efficiently turn fructose into fat.
One year ago (Feb 24 – Mar 2)
Green bananas are readily available at most gas stations, and speaking of that… most green bananas ARE gas stations. My sons affectionately refer to them as ‘rocket fuel’ in reference to their highly entertaining ability to induce mach 3 level farts. I’d try them out on a weekend before having your first one Monday morning before work and having to hide in the file room all day.
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