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
Early exposure to dogs and farm animals reduces the risk of asthma in pre-school and school-age children.
Urban fruit contained a wider range of micronutrients and fewer heavy metals than retail fruit.
Standing for at least a quarter of the day can reduce your odds of obesity.
A high protein, higher calorie diet improves body composition in resistance trained men and women
Delaying kindergarten by a year may reduce ADHD.
A single meal containing crushed, raw garlic alters immune and cancer gene expression.
Only full-fat dairy is associated with better metabolic health.
Chinese table salt is full of plastic.
In weight loss trials, low-carb diets outperform low-fat diets.
For optimal lung health, be sure to eat your veggies and whale.
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How to treat your shrimp right.
Great dinner party hack: one giant steak for everyone.
The regulated regulating the regulators.
Craig Venter wants your genome. Can you resist that face?
Got a few minutes? Take a quick paleo diet survey and help a grad student complete a research project.
London is getting an insect restaurant.
Wolf-coyote-dog hybrids are emerging in North America.
Red meat significantly increases the risk of premature death in cattle. Researchers suspect causality but have yet to identify a mechanism.
New evidence indicates that English hunter-gatherers weren’t trading with farmers for wheat 8,000 years ago.
What pro apple farmers think of people who pick apples for fun.
Calorie counts on fast food menus are nice and all, but they don’t affect how many calories people eat.
Fake allergies create headaches for chefs.
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Meanwhile, nearly 100% contain lips, udders, and sphincters.
– Fine by me.