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...Tell Me More
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Chris Kresser is coming to London for a pair of single-day seminars. On October 31, join Chris for “Let’s Take Back Your Health,” a fluid talk/Q&A session about ancestral health and diet with the man himself. On November 1, Chris will introduce his ADAPT Method, a functional medicine framework designed for ancestral-based health practitioners.
Seminars not your thing? You still gotta eat. There’s a great paleo pop-up dinner taking place in London October 30 and 31.
A glass of red wine (and to a lesser extent, white wine) with dinner every night for a year reduced components of metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetics.
Among subjects running four times a week (a total of over 50 miles) for three months while training for a charity event, 11% lost weight, 11% gained weight, and 78% lost no weight.
Resistance training is the most realistic exercise modality for improving body composition.
Antibiotic usage is strongly associated with weight gain in children.
Episode 90: Stuart Tomc: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Stuart Tomc, former global educator at Nordic Naturals and current VP of human nutrition at CannaVest, to discuss how to determine your optimal omega-3 fatty acid intake and the emerging science supporting the health and medicinal benefits of hemp cannabinoids. Though THC is the cannabinoid that gets most of the attention (and controversy), it is cannabidiol (CBD) that may offer the most therapeutic benefits to people suffering from neurodegenerative diseases, anxiety, seizures, or poor metabolic health. This one gets deep into the science, so be prepared.
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One writer’s glowing experience with an ugly produce delivery service.
23andMe will resume giving customers health data, albeit more limited in breadth.
Using Yelp to track food poisoning outbreaks, sometimes before food safety authorities catch on.
Your life may depend on listening to this podcast.
A new children’s hospital is being named after Krispy Kreme.
This video game might be right up your alley.
How come placebos are getting more effective?
The first dogs were domesticated in Asia, not Europe.
Researchers are using 850,000 diaries to figure out why modern life feels so hectic.
Turns out we’ve been doing steak wrong all this time.
One year ago (Oct 27 – Nov 2)
I’ve been following MDA for a couple of years, and this post and part 1 were the most engaging ones so far. I loved the wide open expansive perspective it gave me, to complement the more common ‘drilling-down’ information. These posts belong in a book somewhere! Thanks Mark.
Thanks, Edmund. Feel free to print them out in put them in any book you own! 😉