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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

Living a Life Like This Is Amazing

Name: Elsha

Age: 41

In their words:
“I am healthier than I have ever been in my life, and I have the energy to play with my 5-year-old and keep up with him. I will Never, Ever go back to what I did and thought and believed before going Primal/Paleo. And it really is a domino effect. Once y...

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Weight Loss
Paleo Bailey: I Knew This Couldn’t Be How My Life Was Meant To Be Lived

Name: Bailey Ryan

Age: 25

In her words:   “Since then, I’ve not only lost the weight, but I feel like I’ve been given a whole new life. I started treating myself like I was worth it,...

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Heart Disease
The Primal Blueprint Was Just a Natural Fit For Me

Name: Ryan Baumgart

Age: 23

In his words:   “I incorporated the entire lifestyle. Not only did I finally lose all the weight. I felt amazing. I was way more productive in school, I was rea...

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Career Development
Goodies Against the Grain: Sadie’s Story (and 2 Amazing Recipes) + IG Giveaway

Name: Sadie Radinsky

Age: 15

In her words:   “Along with creating Paleo treats for my blog, I have written articles about teen empowerment and food for Justine, Shape, and Paleo Magazine....

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Heart Disease
A Heartfelt Thank You For Giving Me a Decade of Life

Name: Adam Mitchell

Age: 45

In his words:   “After living Primal for three months, my blood cholesterol has changed so much for the better that I sincerely believe my odds of longevity hav...

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Feeling My Limitations Melt Away

Name: Keelin Kelly

Age: 30

In her words:   “I finally feel free to follow my passions without feeling like there is some impenetrable barrier blocking me. I have more physical energy tha...

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Depression & Mental Health
I’m Taking Patients Off More Medications Than I’m Prescribing

Name: Joanne Watson, MD


In her words:   “I have lost 70 lbs, I’ve lost 6 clothes sizes. I no longer take any of those 8 medicines. I lost my depression, my anxiety, my snoring, m...

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Autoimmune Disease
The Inflammation and Pain Caused By AS Was Gone For Good

Name: Bill Stringfellow

Age: 56

In his words:   “To this day I am still free of AS, live a normal healthy lifestyle and have never returned to see the rheumatologist.”

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Autoimmune Disease
Sweet 60: I’m More Fit Than Ever!

Name: Cindy Howlett

Age: 60

In her words:   “It’s been 13 months now, and I am at a weight I haven’t seen since my early 20s! I am happy with my muscle definition, and strangers have ...

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From Skinny Fat to Healthy Fab!

Name: Izabela Misiuk

Age: 34

In her words:   “Through the healing properties of food and daily yoga practice I overcame my health problems. This new lifestyle changed the way I look at food...

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