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
Four days living in “Stone Age” conditions reduced body fat, body weight, visceral fat, fasting glucose, fasting insulin, and insulin resistance in 13 human volunteers.
According to a new systematic review, intermittent fasting works for weight loss.
Antioxidant supplementation countered pro-inflammatory effects of an inflammatory diet.
Ancestors of Australian aborigines and South Asians diverted over 50 thousand years ago.
The composition of the gut microbiome measures how closely hunter-gatherer groups adhere to traditional subsistence patterns.
Mindfulness and better glucose control go hand in hand.
“We find that users in states with higher birth rates search for more information about pregnancy, while those in states with lower birth rates search for more information about cats.”
Episode 109: Dr. Peter Osborne: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Dr. Osborne, author of No Grain, No Pain, doctor of chiropractic medicine, and clinical director of Origins Healthcare Center in Sugar Land, Texas. Dr. Osborne is an expert on the maladies caused by grain consumption, and today’s episode is chock full of all the messy, gritty details.
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Tracking your physical activity might make it less enjoyable.
“On the east coast, North Koreans cook clams on a sheet of metal. On the west coast,they pour petrol over them and set them on fire. Then they put more petrol on and keep going until they think it’s done… The clams stink and taste of petrol, and you sometimes get one that was partly sealed, with un-burned petrol still inside.” What with latest oil prices, I’m thinking we crank out a North Korea-inspired new Primal Kitchen dressing flavor.
OpenBiome is banking healthy poop and running studies to discover more uses for fecal transplants.
Neanderthals might have used manganese dioxide to start fires.
According to the USDA, most families can probably afford eating far more fruits and vegetables than they currently eat (PDF).
Building a clay tiled roof hut using only primitive tools and materials.
One year ago (Mar 9– Mar 15)
I’d also have to opt for saving the drowning friend first – it’d be too hard for me to have to try to swim with my mouth stuffed full of chocolate
– That’s my take as well, PrimalGrandma. You’d also risk diluting the chocolate with swallowed water, which would be a real tragedy.