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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Bitter rivals LDL and fish oil combine to fight liver cancer (in the lab).
A single concussion increases the risk of suicide.
Scientists have discovered neural pathways that react uniquely and exclusively to music.
If a bear eats you, there’s a 50% chance it was your fault.
Just 14 days of bed rest induces robust atrophy of skeletal muscle in middle-aged adults.
Industrial-scale fish fermentation goes back at least 9000 years (to the south of Sweden).
Episode 106: Bethany Hamilton: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Bethany Hamilton, who, after losing an arm to a tiger shark at age 13, went on to become a national surfing champion at age 14. She’s a mother, a speaker, and, yes, a surfer who learned to channel what was by most accounts a terrible tragedy into something beautiful and uplifting.
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Ghosts within us: how human evolution is more muddy delta than branching tree.
This is not satire.
Will the new dietary guidelines just make us even fatter?
Are Australian birds of prey spreading fire to scare tasty critters from their hiding places?
Hmm. Apologies to any pug owners.
More reasons to avoid heart disease.
The UAE gets a minister of happiness.
Could mushroom-based biopesticides replace synthetic ones?
One year ago (Feb 16 – Feb 22)
Great, I always start the day with some cups of coffee, krill oil, and a pipe or two of tobacco. Now, if only I could remember why I do this
– You do read this blog, though, so the nootropics are probably working.