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
If you believe organic or local foods taste better, they will.
Exercise reduces aging at the cellular level.
Coffee and wine appear to be good for gut biome diversity.
Meniscus surgery increases the risk of knee replacement.
Compared to a high-fiber diet, a MUFA-rich diet reduced liver fat and increased liver insulin sensitivity.
Noisy knees could presage arthritis.
Low dose cannabis reverses brain aging in mice.
Forcing attendance harms the students it most purports to help (PDF).
Relationships between disease, mortality, and protein source.
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How a “dash of autism” may have helped spur human evolution.
Extreme sports enthusiasts aren’t actually thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies looking for the the next hit. Their primary motivation is to feel closer to nature, more self-aware, at peace and even transcendent. They’re chasing—and in many respects attaining—meaning.
Those millennials sure are annoying, but man are they improving the food industry.
France bans extremely skinny models.
You’ll never guess what happened when this writer tried to debunk the benefits of ice baths by trying them.
The Incan corded writing system is just fascinating.
Just what we need: a new tick-borne disease that’s worse than lyme.
Cows are using glucose monitors.
Interesting article I’m pondering: The invention of happiness.
Now I’ll have to revise the Primal food pyramid: Boogers are good for your health.
Neanderthal depiction I liked (and found quite unique): This one.
I suppose it’s only fair: Deer eats human.
I was inspired: Wow.
One year ago (May 14– May 20)
“My grandfather ate Crisco sandwiches for lunch as a kid:/ Crisco was invented in 1911. Sugar was a big issue too, Coke, Pepsi have been around forever. Not to mention she and others had plenty of time to consume bad foods through the 50’s (Cheese Whiz invented) 60’s (Lay’s chips founded) , 70’s (when high fructose corn syrup was marketed for consumers) and beyond. We didn’t invent the ‘baddies,’ we just perfected them.”
– Good perspective, TBar….
Happy Mother’s Day, everybody!