I’ll readily admit I love New Year’s. Beyond the parties and hoopla, honestly it’s the reflection and planning that really appeals. What can I say? I love what I do here…. As I mentioned last year, it’s been an annual tradition to sit and take stock of all we’ve put together at MDA over the previous months. This year is no exception! It’s incredible what happens in just a year’s time. New Year’s for me is the time to appreciate all that—what we’ve explored here and what others have contributed. Let’s take a look at some of what we’ve discovered, shared, cooked and experimented with for 2015!
My team and I certainly didn’t leave weight loss interest hanging either this year. How many of you had bells going off with the new Fruit Belly book? And for those of you who haven’t picked up your free ebookThe Primal Blueprint Definitive Guide to Troubleshooting Weight Loss, there’s no time like the present. We looked at why regaining weight is so common and offered a couple dozen ways to improve your insulin sensitivity.
Finally, I can’t leave out my favorites of all—those always amazing success stories. The truth is, every single one inspires me, and they’re all worth looking back on. As we all head into 2016, I think they’re the ideal prescription when you’re having a bad day, when you’re working your Primal principles but are struggling to get over a hump. These folks’ stories are sure to get you back on track. How about James’ story of beating Crohn’s, mouth ulcers, joint pain and weight-loss free fall (to mention just a few symptoms!)? And there was Michael’s story of ditching the old conventional weight loss ways that just weren’t working for him and embracing Primal to go from skinny fat to amazing shape. Mark’s transformation (complete with Superman shirt) with 100 pounds lost and medication kicked to the curb was enough to knock your FiveFingers off. And then there’s Tressie’s story of losing over 100 pounds and ditching nearly a dozen medications.
Wow, that’s a lot to take in—and it barely scratches the surface of all we covered this year! What were your favorite posts of 2015? I hope you’ll share the articles that taught you the most or gave you serious food for thought.
Thanks for reading today, everyone. I’m looking forward to ringing in 2016 with all of you! We have so many good things in store for the next year!
Happy New Year, everyone!
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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.