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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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The Primal Blueprint message has been received and taken to heart by thousands of Mark’s Daily Apple readers. I receive emails nearly every day with inspiring, life-changing success stories. People that reversed diabetes; lost 50+ pounds and took back control of their lives; refined their diet and exercise program to attain goals they thought were impossible. Here is just a small sample of the amazing accounts of transformation I have received. Check back every week for a new Primal Blueprint Real Life Story.

If you have your own personal success story and would like to share it with me and the MDA community please drop me a line via our contact form.

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Latest Success Stories

The Primal Blueprint Is For Life!

Name: Lloyd

Age: 65

In their words:
“I started this new eating style at [you’ll love this] at a Thanksgiving Day buffet, lost 2 pounds the first day and about 25 pounds in a few months. Blood pressure went down, bad cholesterol down, good cholesterol up.”

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I Feel and Function As If I’m Half My Age

Name: Joe Lovely

Age: 49

In his words:   “I have been carnivore keto the past 6 months and I completely love the simplicity and feel slightly better from an intestinal standpoint compar...

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Success Stories
Nine Doctors Couldn’t Help Me

Name: Jenny Elwell-Gerken

Age: 35

In her words:   “Being Primal allowed me to heal up such severe disease after nine doctors couldn’t help me that I became an even stronger advocate than I’d...

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Autoimmune Disease
I Will Never Go Back To the Traditional Way of Eating

Name: Tim

Age: 60

In his words:   “Now that I’m 60, I praise the Paleo lifestyle, and I tell others all the time. I feel like a 30-year-old, and I can keep up to my 10-year...

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Career Development
Primal Health Chef: Using Food For Health

Name: Joel Linik

Age: 50

In his words:   “As I’m a Chef who has been training young students in University environments as new kitchen employees—and being aware that most people...

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I’m Able To Train Harder and Recover Better

Name: Jason G.

Age: 37

In his words:   “After implementing these methods, the change was remarkable. After three weeks, my body responded very well. I was able to recover sooner (zero...

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Autoimmune Disease
Focusing On My Gut Health Has Transformed My Life

Name: Kristen Graham


In her words:   “Since working with my functional practitioners, and getting into a safer working environment I am well on my way to being healed from a long li...

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Career Development
Life Is Full of Adventure and Possibility

Name: Elizabeth Resnick

Age: 51

In her words:   “At the age of 51, my energy levels have increased and I have better body composition than ever. But it’s so much more than that. I’m more a...

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Autoimmune Disease
The Only Side Effects I Have Are Feeling Better and Better!

Name: Larissa

Age: 31

In her words:   “One year later, I’m happy to say I am in complete remission and off ALL pharmaceutical drugs! I’ve never in my life felt better—physicall...

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Depression & Mental Health
My Mind Is Still Catching Up With the Reality Of My Transformation

Name: Kelsi L.


In her words:   “Over the past year, I have watched my weight plummet (with my Dr.’s supervision) very quickly. I stand here now today 158 pounds, and my ...

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