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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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Muscle Building
Discipline Equals Freedom!

Name: Hilmir Petersen Hjálmarsson

Age: 35

In his words:   “People ask me, ‘How can you do this? Eat no carbs, sugar, bread, etc.?’ My answer is: How could I not—when the results and benefi...

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Depression & Mental Health
That Post-It Note with “Mark Sisson—Primal Life” Is Still Hanging on My Fridge

Name: Will Wareham

Age: 30

In his words:   “I feel better now then I ever had. I’ve been happy with my physical look in the past but still battled depression. I am complete now. I...

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Muscle Building
My Entire Life Changed When My Nutrition Did

Name: Anya Perry

Age: 33

In her words:   “I have so much energy daily, and I know I am extending my life every hour by fueling my body with proper food, good movement, and positive th...

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Depression & Mental Health
Goodbye, Sugar Addiction!

Name: Jennifer

Age: 33

In her words:   “The low carb diet stopped me from craving the sugar. Months went by, and the weight was falling off me. Within 9 months I had lost 84 pounds,...

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Autoimmune Disease
From MS Diagnosis To TEDx Speaker Miracle

Name: V Capaldi

Age: 57

In her words:   “Literally, I was fighting with my doctors about using food as medicine. They discounted diet and lifestyle from the word go. They wanted me to...

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Success Stories
Little Leafy’s Keto Diet Success Story

Name: Leafy

Age: 5

In her words:   “Along with dramatic seizure reduction Leafy’s sleep improved, she was brighter, less distressed and wobbly on her feet. We were getting o...

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Weight Loss
My Journey to Primal

Name: Issa Aviles

Age: 41

In her words:   “My own Primal Journey was a series of hits and misses over 7 years, which I spent doing self-study and experimenting with my diet and activity ...

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Autoimmune Disease
Finding Balance After A Lifelong Eating Disorder

Name: Carrie Forrest


In her words:   My overall inflammation has decreased tremendously and my health issues are much more manageable. The crazy blood sugar swings I used to experience wi...

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GERD & Heartburn
I Simply Could Not Accept the “You’re Just Getting Old” Excuse

Name: Bret McClellan

Age: 49

In his words:   “[Three] months after going paleo, having reviewed my expanded blood lipid panel, my doctor stated, ‘You have the blood of an 18-year old....

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