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
Fasting keeps you and your mitochondria young.
Less than two hours of walking each week could extend your life.
You can probably get Alzheimer’s through blood transfusions.
Why you should schedule your heart surgery for the afternoon.
The steady trickle of humans out of Africa into Europe doomed the Neanderthals.
Washing produce with baking soda removes most pesticides.
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Is gout caused by meat or metabolic syndrome?
If you want to solve acid reflux, you can take a drug that sorta works but might also give you stomach cancer, or you can lower your carb intake.
New orangutan species? Yes, please.
For better or worse, we’re getting closer and closer to choosing embryos with the “best” genes.
Alternative burial methods for the eco-conscious.
The FDA just revoked the claim that soy protein is good for heart health.
Interesting to see how the Bloomberg Agricultural Subindex, which includes soybeans, soybean oil, corn, wheat, and sugar, is trending.
“I’d like to make a reservation for Under under Under,” said Tom Under.
Dental stem cell-soaked sponges that grow new teeth may replace fillings.
5 ways people’s diets have changed over the last 50 years, globally.
This is why I do it: Jennifer Beamer’s experience with the Primal Health Coach program.
Interesting study: What people desire, feel conflicted about, and try to resist in everyday life (PDF).
I can’t even imagine: Sharing a brain with my twin and seeing out of each other’s eyes.
This one surprised me: Mindfulness training fails a critical test.
News I didn’t like (but I’m also not surprised): Non-alcoholic fatty liver is the fastest-growing cause of liver transplants in American young adults.
One year ago (Nov 5– Nov 11)
“Roko basilisk, lol!”
– If anyone decides to google that, don’t say that Paleo Bon Rurgundy did warn you.