Mark Sisson

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

Dear Mark: Coronavirus Edition 2 – COVID-19 Questions, Answered

For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering more COVID-19 (coronavirus) questions. If you're getting tired of coronavirus content, I understand, but I also owe it to my readers to give them my take on the research—and the questions have been pouring in. Information is coming out at a rapid pace and there are a lot of wild claims and recommendations flying around. With any…

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Success Story: Life After Cravings

It's Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark's Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark's Daily Apple community please contact me here. I'll continue to publish these each Monday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! Folks, I have been…

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 74

Research of the Week Even medical students touch their face dozens of times each hour, almost 50% of the time a mucous membrane. A clinical trial is underway looking at the effect of chloroquine on coronavirus. A neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio indicative of insulin resistance predicts severe illness in COVID-19 cases. ACE inhibitors and coronavirus. Dairy appears to promote better bone mineralization in post-menopausal women.

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Mark Sisson doing a plank outside

Primal At-Home Workout: Core

Gyms all across the world are closed right now. Many of us are stuck at home, unable or unwilling to even get to parks and hiking trails and beaches. We're all homebodies now, and yet the need for physical activity hasn't diminished. If anything, it's more crucial than ever that we stay active and healthy, fit and strong. Today, we're going to start with core…

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woman getting body fat measured with a caliper

The Definitive Guide to Body Composition

With so many people choosing to track health data nowadays, I get a lot of questions about the best way to measure body composition. Today I’m going to cover some of the most common methods, their pros and cons, and also tackle the question of whether there is an “ideal” body composition. When it comes to fitness, body composition refers to the relative quantities of…

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 73

Research of the Week Malaria drug shows promise against coronavirus. Coronavirus shows different levels of stability on different surfaces. Coronavirus patients may have lower cholesterol. No word on causation—could very well be that infection decreases cholesterol. A study in Thailand finds that hospitalized coronavirus patients tend to have low potassium levels.

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