Well, does it? We're all going to be putting food in our bodies just about every day for the rest of our lives. Most of us will do it several times a day. We'll chew it, send it down the esophagus into our stomach, and expose it to gastric juices and digestive enzymes. We'll strip it of nutrients and send the excess down to the…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.
Research of the Week People with amnesia often gain weight because they forget they've already eaten. Caffeine makes alcohol more rewarding. Taller people have stronger testosterone responses to exercise. Despite widespread dairy consumption, Bronze Age Europeans had relatively low frequency of lactase persistence.Read More
The liver is incredible. Most people think of it as a filter, but filters are physical barriers that accumulate junk and have to be cleaned. The liver isn't a filter. It's a chemical processing plant. Rather than sit there, passively receiving, filtering out, and storing undesirable compounds, the liver encounters toxic chemicals and attempts to metabolize them into less-toxic metabolites that we can handle. It…Read More
Whenever I write about sleep, I hear from a chorus of people who struggle to sleep through the night. Anecdotally, it seems a far more common complaint than difficulty falling asleep in the first place. These complaints are one of three types: People who have trouble falling asleep People who sleep fitfully, waking multiple times throughout the night Those who reliably wake once, around the…Read More
Research of the Week A bodybuilding supplement reduces frailty and extends lifespan in mice. Honey bee venom shows efficacy against cancer cells. Beard prevalence predicts intra-sexual competition among men. Exercise promotes general stress resilience. Selenium deficiency is a major factor in cardiomyopathy.Read More
Burping, disrupted sleep, abdominal pain, nausea, even vomiting and choking ... if you’ve experienced these symptoms, you’re likely suffering from chronic acid reflux, also commonly known at GERD. You’re not alone. Roughly 25%-30% of Americans experience GERD-related heartburn multiple times a week.. One Norweigen study surmises that acid reflux is 50% more common than 10 years ago.I personally suffered bouts of GERD and acid reflux…Read More