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
Canola oil worsens memory and learning in mice with Alzheimer’s disease.
When the Inuit began “markedly increas[ing]” their sugar and refined carb intake, diabetes and heart disease shot up.
Keto without exercise beats standard American diet with exercise.
In only 24 hours, just by playing games against itself, a new AI learned chess, go, and Japanese chess from scratch and destroyed world-champion expert computer programs in each game.
Playing Super Mario 64 increases grey matter in the brains of older adults.
The Tsimané people of Boliva are definitely not helicopter parents.
Kids born during the temperance movement ended up with greater educational attainment.
Episode 199: Dr. Ken Berry: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Ken Berry about his new book, Lies My Doctor Told Me. Turns out the medical industry is rife with myths and falsehoods, even though most doctors mean well.
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People shouldn’t “just accept” that loss of neurons is an inevitable part of aging.
Why “not even wrong” pseudoscience gets published.
NPR covers light therapy for bipolar.
Alaskan wood frogs take cold exposure extremely seriously.
The Asian restaurant chain PF Chang’s is coming to China… as an American bistro.
How a low-carb/high-fat diet might actually be lower in fat than a standard American diet.
I’m not surprised: Nootropic supplement loses to caffeine.
Study that I found very interesting: Among Filipino hunter-gatherers, the best storytellers have the most children.
Question I’m pondering: Should authors of nutritional studies declare their personal dietary beliefs?
I’m wondering the same thing: Is it time to retire conventional cholesterol tests?
Always a good read: Richard Lehman’s reviews of the BMJ.
One year ago (Dec 10– Dec 16)
“I choose not to believe the this thing about the yetis.”
– I’m of the same mind, wildgrok. The kid in me really wants to believe.