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
Exposure to common flame retardants may increase the risk of thyroid cancer.
Maple syrup extract enhances antibiotic efficacy.
After Tennessee shut down two nuclear plants and coal burning picked up the slack, infant health in the immediate vicinity suffered.
There’s no strong evidence that smartphones have lasting effects on how we think.
But just having one in the same room as you impairs your cognitive capacity.
Age isn’t an excuse. You can be 83 and still lift heavy and make gains.
Delaying the release of junk food from vending machines causes consumers to make healthier choices.
Linus Pauling’s smiling in his grave.
A successful reintroduction of the American chestnut would be a boon to wildlife.
Talking to preschoolers about their past and future selves helps them make better choices.
Episode 163: Dr. Gary Foresman: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Gary Foresman about hyperthyroidism.
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Is there such a thing as too many polyphenols?
How and why dolphins throw octopuses around before eating them.
How deep should you squat? It depends.
Why even non-diabetics should consider wearing a continuous glucose monitor.
Rising carbon dioxide is greening the planet.
Without anyone really noticing, the alternative health sphere has revolutionized the way most people eat.
A huge competitive advantage for the Mongols was their meat-and-milk-rich diet.
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Stat that blew my mind: Half of Americans are only responsible for 3% of health care spending.
Epigenetics study I found fascinating: Harms of blue light at night passed down to offspring.
Health paradox I’ve often wondered about: The toddler paradox.
Even though I missed April 1st: I’m getting a few of these for the office.
One year ago (Apr 9– Apr 15)
Make sure you drink it, though. Resist that strange compulsion so many have to shoot it up your colon.
“Well, there goes my weekend…”
– Mike S.