Meet Mark

Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy. I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness...

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 516

Research of the Week
Sugar may alter collagen synthesis in the joints, increasing the risk of osteoarthritis.

Homo erectus: “YOLO!!”

US pollution levels have dropped dramatically.

More religious parents, fewer suicidal thoughts.

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Making a Difference Together: Our Masterclass—Miami Beach Style

I’m still riding the high of holding another Primal Health Coach Institute Masterclass event—this one in Miami Beach, July 27-29. A couple dozen Primal Health Coach Institute students, graduates, staff and I gathered to take a deep dive into ancestral health, coaching and business building (and paddle boarding!), and it was an incredibly inspiring experience.

If you’re not familiar, Primal Health Coach Institute is the first and preeminent ancestral health coaching school in existence. I co-founded the school with my business partner Aaron Fox a few years back with the vision to help 100 million people reclaim health and wellness through education and coaching. Our mission is to build a global network of well-trained coaches that deliver excellent health outcomes for clients. And I’m proud to say we’re doing just that.

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 515

Research of the Week
“Good cholesterol” may not be so good in postmenopausal women.

The path to a man’s heart is through his gut bacteria.

60% of babies born worldwide fail to breastfeed within the first hour, missing a crucial window of nutrition.

Giving doctors a little “nudge” triples statin prescription rates.

Using ultrasound to open the blood brain barrier in Alzheimer’s patients could enable delivery of helpful drugs.

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 514

Research of the Week
Replacing some linoleic acid with omega-3s reduces liver fat and oxidative stress.

The long term economic impacts of salt iodization in the United States (were good).

Cornflakes spike glucose (more than you think).

Cat poop parasite may boost entrepreneurialism. I smell a new supplement.

Plastics could be altering male genitalia.

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 513

Research of the Week
Swapping out carbs for nuts does wonders.

Doctors don’t listen to and often interrupt their patients.

Young kids innately malign free riders.

Self-esteem peaks at age 60 and doesn’t decline until age 70.

The “obesity paradox” is explained by low-lean mass, not low-fat mass. “Extra” muscle is healthy, extra body fat is still bad for you.

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 512

The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook is getting a big discount, a full day before the rest of Prime Day kicks in: $3.99 for the Kindle book, 20% off the physical book. If you haven’t picked it up yet, you’re missing out. Sale starts at 8:35 a.m. PDT and ends at 2:35 p.m. PDT. Later this afternoon from 4:10 p.m. to 10:10 p.m. PDT, 12-pack PRIMAL KITCHEN® Bars (all flavors) will be discounted 35%, too.
Research of the Week
Dog food with legumes tied to heart disease.

Advanced glycation end products have no relationship to inflammation or obesity in healthy teens.

Air pollution may be responsible for a lot of diabetes.

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