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
Olympic gold medalists die earlier than silver medalists (on average).
Despite increased HPV vaccine uptake, HPV-related cancers are on the rise.
Cardio and weight lifting have different effects on our hormones (so do both).
If you’re sensitive to alcohol, you might be sensitive to sleep deprivation, too.
Sun exposure alters gut bacteria independent of vitamin D.
Episode 273: Seamus Mullen: Host Elle Russ chats with Seamus Mullen, an award-winning New York chef and cookbook author who used diet to cure his rheumatoid arthritis.
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Parenting an infant can be scary, but at least you know not to give your teething kid opium.
An interesting hypothesis for why those paleolithic Venus statues were so curvaceous.
Is a diverse diet actually important (or helpful)?
A Denisovan and a Neanderthal, sittin’ in a cave…
Kanye gets it.
It works in monkeys. Now, researchers are going to try reprogrammed stem cells in human Parkinson’s patients.
Study I’m reading: Health coaching works.
Analysis I enjoyed: Regarding the effects drinking (and not drinking) has on mortality.
Concept I’m pondering: Does purported longevity drug rapamycin slow down time?
Announcement I’m pleased to, well, announce: PETA has liberated the animals!
Interesting line in a study’s conclusion: “Hyperlipidemia is not an important cause of coronary atherosclerosis.”
One year ago (Aug 19 – Aug 25)
“I know the ‘and his dog’ was meant as a joke, but our dog has bone cancer in her humerus. Rather than the recommended amputation, chemo and radiation treatment path, we have her on several holistic treatments and changed her diet to Keto. No glycogen to feed her cancer cells, and cancer cells (which need lots of energy) don’t do well on ketones. We are just months in, but she is enjoying life everyday.”
– That’s dogs for ya, Jan. Good luck!