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.

gift guide 2020

Primal Gift Guide 2020

People rag on the holiday season for being too commercial. You can certainly go too far in that direction, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with giving meaningful gifts to people you care about. In fact, that’s one of the kindest acts a person can do. Today’s Primal gift guide does not consist of pointless consumerist pap that your giftees will enjoy for a day or…

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How to Start Eating Meat Again: Transitioning Away from Vegetarianism

I get a fair amount of emails from vegetarian readers asking how to start eating meat again after a period of vegetarianism or veganism. Although they see the health benefits of reclaiming omnivorism, they’re hesitant about the transition itself. As you all know, I have a number of vegetarians in my life, and there are many present and active in our MDA community. I empathize…

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 108

Research of the Week "Molecular mimicry" (a la autoimmune disease) may lie at the heart of COVID-related pathology. Early domesticated cats dined on rodents who followed human agricultural settlements. "The recommendation to wear surgical masks to supplement other public health measures did not reduce the SARS-CoV-2 infection rate among wearers by more than 50% in a community with modest infection rates, some degree of social…

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Guide to Organ Meats

Organ meats are an untapped resource in most healthy eaters' diets. Although your grandparents and every antecedent generation likely grew up eating liver and onions, kidney pie, and organ meats stuffed into sausages, the people reading this blog largely did not. Now it is your job to rediscover what they were blessed to grow up eating. It may not be easy, it may take some…

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How to Choose the Best Olive Oil

When you go to a grocery store, you'll see a lot of different kinds of olive oil – different colors, from almost clear to yellow to deep green, different descriptors on the label, and vastly different price ranges. Which one goes with which application? How does the taste compare? Is the expensive stuff worth the money? In this article, we're going to go through it…

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 107

Research of the Week High sugar diets may cause "persistent" epigenetic changes to an animal's appetite for junk food. Vitamin D improves cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Keep sprinting, folks. Starchy and sugary foods linked to cavities, especially when consumed as snacks. Convalescent plasma appears to work in COVID patients.

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