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
Dog food with legumes tied to heart disease.
Advanced glycation end products have no relationship to inflammation or obesity in healthy teens.
Air pollution may be responsible for a lot of diabetes.
The more cushioned the running shoe, the harder the impact.
Smiley scientists achieve more.
Having a black doctor reduces black cardiovascular mortality.
Wearing a tie cuts brain circulation.
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Finger strength tips from a Spanish climber.
Foggy brain? Blame adenosine (and consider coffee).
Human prehistory is far more complicated than we ever imagined.
The US trade war with China may hit soy hard.
It’s the lifestyle, not the calories.
In case herring ice cream isn’t enough for you, they’ve also got raw herring ice cream.
The mayor of Lancaster, CA read that necktie paper too.
Otzi the Iceman had goat fat, deer meat, ferns, and ancient wheat in his belly when he died.
The world is far more urban than we thought.
Would you try this?
I feel like I’ve seen this study a dozen times, but I’m still happy to welcome it: Full-fat dairy appears to be healthy.
N=1 experiment I enjoyed: The great Vitamin K2 experiment.
Glad to see this misconception targeted: Plenty of people lived to an old age in ancient times.
Amazing new medical technique: Injecting new mitochondria revives dying organs.
Great op-ed with whose op I agree: It’s the carbs, not the fat.
One year ago (Jul 8– Jul 14)
“Please tell me you were joking when you wrote ‘everyday staple foods like whale blubber and Angle fish liver.’?”
– I’m not sure what you’re implying, Jenny. I just took a trip to Costco and now have half a ton of bowhead whale blubber hanging in my curing room and a few boxes of canned angle fish liver (was on sale) in my pantry. About half the folks in checkout had the same in their carts.