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Mark S. Healthy Living Professional

Malibu, California
Former Iron Man athlete, I currently run an irreverent health blog, and I own my own vitamin company, Primal Nutrition. For my full bio, go to the "Who is Mark?" section of my health blog, www.marksdailyapple.com
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Oven Baked Chowder by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Meals like this oven-baked chowder are exactly the type of recipes that instantly become keepers. Why? The chowder is deeply flavorful and the fish and veggies cook perfec ... Read on »
The Way I Used to Live Life Was Slowly Destroying Me by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Da ... Read on »
Weekend Link Love – Edition 327 by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was on the Paleo Magazine Radio podcast to talk about some extremely important aspects of a healthy lifestyle (and they don’t include diet). My appearance on The Cha ... Read on »
The Pros and Cons of Comparing Yourself to Others by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After all these years, I still find it interesting how lessons from my athlete days can pop up in other areas of life. In my competition era , for example, one of the thin ... Read on »
Happy Holidays from Lil’ Grok and the Korgs! by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s that time of year again, for feasting on savory meats and holiday fare ancestral style, and celebrating friendships and family with gift wrapped treasures of the co ... Read on »
The Call of the Wild by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We civilized folk have it pretty good. Our water is clean, drinkable, and usually free of infectious microbes. The streets are paved, flat, and dotted with signs indicatin ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Carbs at Night, Banana Breakfast, and Raw Milk Death by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For today’s edition of , I’ve got three questions from readers. First is an interesting one from Brandon, who’s concerned about the nighttime consumption of carbohydrates ... Read on »
Weekend Link Love – Edition 326 by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Chef Rachel Albert, Healthy Cooking Coach and dear personal friend, has been battling stage IV metastatic breast cancer for three years. She has one small spot left to c ... Read on »
Braised Duck and Kabocha Squash by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Especially on a cold winter evening, a house filled with the deliciously gamey and sweet aroma of duck braised with kabocha squash is incredibly comforting. The duck legs ... Read on »
Health Coaches Find Success with the Primal Blueprint Certification Program by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Da ... Read on »
What’s Behind the Mind-Body Connection? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We’ve probably all known it – or at least seen it. That bout of flu (or other “everyday” illness ) with every imaginable and miserable symptom that seemingly comes out of ... Read on »
The Quest for a Healthy Primal Mayonnaise (plus a Limited-Time Sweepstakes) by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In a few short months, my team and I will be unveiling a new product that I’m confident you’ll be very interested in consuming. No, it’s not a book. It’s not an ebook, eit ... Read on »
9 Worthy Alternatives to the Back Squat by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As  great as back squats are for strength , general fitness, and body composition, sometimes they just don’t work for a person. Maybe they cause knee, shoulder, or wrist p ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Unraveling a Stress Ball, Fiber for Plant-Hating Tot, Offal with Grains, and Exercising... by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For today’s , we’ve got a four-parter. First up is one from a woman in her mid-30s trying to recover from a three-year bout of chronic stress — and all the metabolic fallo ... Read on »
Weekend Link Love – Edition 325 by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tuesday’s the last day to get in on the chance to win $500 worth of Primal foods from Thrive Market. Enter to win here ! The introductory price for the Primal Bluepr ... Read on »
Dark Chocolate and Citrus Macadamia Balls by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you’re someone who can’t resist licking cookie dough from the beaters (maybe, you even like cookie dough better than cookies) then here’s a discovery you should know ab ... Read on »
How I Reclaimed My Body and Health with Primal Living by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Da ... Read on »
Examining the Concept of Self-Care by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Once in the midst of a dinner party conversation while I was describing my work, a smart and eccentric woman interjected with a thought I’ve considered ever since. “Exerci ... Read on »
Should You Eat Periodic “Cheat” Meals? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I get a lot of questions about cheat meals. Are they allowed on the Primal Blueprint? Is there a reason someone should actively seek to eat unhealthy food from time to tim ... Read on »
How to Leverage the Minimum Effective Dose in Your Primal Life by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you haven’t heard about the minimum effective dose, a concept coined by Nautilus fitness creator Arthur Jones and popularized by lifestyle hacker Tim Ferriss in his boo ... Read on »