Research of the Week Among the working urban poor of Chennai, naps are more effective than more sleep at night. In the Netherlands, those drinking between 5 and 15 grams of ethanol—or one standard beer, glass of wine, or drink—each day had the highest chance of reaching 90 years of age. Of milk and health. Tone deaf? Blame your parents. Brown fat linked to better…Read More
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.
We have unparalleled abilities to peer inside our bodies and take detailed snapshots of physiological processes and the state of our health. We can measure the hormones in our blood, the cholesterol in our veins, the nutrient deficiencies we may have. We can go deep. But it doesn't always make sense to take that deeper, more detailed look at the numbers. It gets expensive, for…Read More
There's a lot to learn when you first go keto, so I figured hey, why not put all the info in one place? Without further ado, here are my responses to the questions I get asked most often.Read More
For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering four questions from readers. First, what does an "increased risk of mortality" actually mean if everyone's going to die in the end? Second, what makes fish heads so delicious and nutritious? Third, what is the relationship between metformin and exercise? And finally, how do you prevent frozen vegetables from getting all mushy when you cook them? Let's…Read More
One of the purported benefits of a keto diet is that it will help tame unwanted sugar cravings. On the surface, it makes sense. If you want to get rid of sugar cravings, stop including a bunch of sugar in your diet. Out of sight, out of mind. Or does it make sense? Maybe following a ketogenic diet where even nutrient-dense carbs are limited turns…Read More
Research of the Week Sales taxes work better than fat taxes. More breastfeeding, more mitochondria in blood in adolescence. Traditional architecture gives a better sense of well-being than modern architecture. Garbage anti-meat study. I'll address this in Sunday with Sisson. (If you don't already subscribe to our emails, sign up here to read Sunday with Sisson.)Read More