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
Coffee boosts your workout, even if you drink the stuff all the time.
Farming selected for genetic variants that increase conversion of plant fats into long-chained fats.
New mummy data reveals that ancient Egyptian genetics were more closely related to Middle Eastern and European populations than Central African ones.
Sherpas possess genetic adaptations that increase energy generation in low-oxygen environments.
Giving violent and aggressive boys a multi-micronutrient supplement makes them less violent and aggressive.
In adults with IBS and depression or anxiety, a probiotic may reduce symptoms.
Your brain is protecting you from sick people before “you” are “aware” they’re even sick.
Episode 171: Genevieve Howland: Host Elle Russ chats with Genevieve Howland about natural pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting.
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Food: more than just nutrients.
To attract women, men should eat lots of garlic and enough carrots to turn their skin yellow.
The fascinating history of the banana babies.
India is getting wealthier and more diabetic.
Overworked doctors can’t keep up with the literature, so it’s up to you.
Fred Kummerow, one of the first researchers to question the sanity of filling our diets with artificial trans-fats (and a major butter lover/vegetable oil hater), just passed away at the ripe old age of 102.
OJ consumption is down, and it’s hurting Brazilian orange farmers.
Millennials aren’t eating at chain restaurants, and it’s hurting Applebee’s.
Meet Iron Grandpa.
Seafood, now with microplastics.
A new milk-sharing app helps British mothers exchange breastmilk.
I hear Google’s interview process culminates in a 20-rep set of front squats at bodyweight.
Concept I’m pondering: The stress-reducing effects of fractals.
I’m somehow not surprised: CRISPR likely causes hundreds of unintended mutations.
Article I’m loving: How Adrian Ballinger Summited Everest Without Oxygen.
Japanese news I enjoyed: They need more ninjas.
I’ve always said this: Wasp nests don’t belong in vaginas.
One year ago (June 4– June 10)
“They’re the only place I can find chicken hearts.”
– Not exactly sure why, but this comment from bill really hit home.