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
High-protein diet causes remission from pre-diabetes to normal glucose tolerance; isocaloric high-carbohydrate diet does not.
Fasted morning exercise reduces 24-hour food intake and increases fat burning.
Natural birth prepares a newborn’s liver to metabolize fats.
Our understanding of ancient human history is still in flux.
Formula spiked with L. reuteri DSM 17938 makes the gut biomes of C-section babies resemble those of vaginally-born babies.
Converting cropland to intensively-grazed (by evil livestock, no less) pastureland “rapidly” increases soil carbon.
Men who work in the sun get less prostate cancer. Women who work in the sun get none.
How genes can predict optimal rep range.
Episode 140: Gary Foresman, MD: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Foresman about general breast health.
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Framing healthy eating as “rebellion” makes teens more likely to do it.
A bookstore in Cairo has a “scream room” where customers can vent their frustration at life, the universe, and everything.
Australian wine researchers are exploring ancient Aboriginal fermented beverages.
I’d love to see the nutrient profile of seaweed-fed meat and dairy.
Can consumer demand for camel milk revitalize India’s semi-nomadic camel herders?
I know what I’m eating for lunch today.
Video I’m watching: “Why We Get Sad: How Evolution Makes Sense of Emotional Disorders.”
Product I’m excited about: Primal Kitchen Ranch Dressing is finally real, and it’s spectacular. The team and I have been sucking down the various iterations of this stuff for the better part of a year, and now you can join the fun!
Tweet I’m pondering: “At Netflix, we are competing for our customers’ time, so our competitors include Snapchat, YouTube, sleep, etc.”
Podcast I can’t wait to listen to: Joe Rogan chats with Wim Hof, the Iceman.
Turn of phrase I enjoyed: “Test-marketing new fears.”
One year ago (Oct 30 – Nov 5)
“My amygdala (lizard brain) makes me crave insets. No crickets around my house.”
– There’s one way to avoid insecticides. Thanks, Nocona.