Mark’s Hall of Fame

The following websites and people are what I consider exceptional health resources. This list will continue to grow and ultimately be a comprehensive resource of health information.

AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County:  AIDS Services Foundation Orange County’s (ASF) mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and improve the lives of men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Orange County, California.

Connie Stapleton, Ph.D: “Your Recovery Conscience/Get Help and Get Happy”. Dr. Connie Stapleton’s mission is to assist people in finding joy in their lives. She hopes to do this by sharing what others have shared with her along her journey. Check the website frequently to see what words of wit and wisdom she offers which can help you and help her to focus on gratitude and appreciation of ourselves and others. These things, Connie believes, are the keys to happiness!

Conscious Talk Radio:  More than just a radio show —  it is a movement in consciousness.  Conscious Talk has been on the air 10 years, creating a family of conscious listeners that are making a difference not only in their personal lives, but the lives of others.  Conscious Talk airs live M-F  7:00 – 8:00 a.m. PST on Seattle’s Alternative Talk Station KKNW 1150 AM, on 98.9 FM HD3, and on weekends on KSBN 1230 am in Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Conscious Talk also streams live  and podcasts each show.

Lonza: Lonza is a Swiss based life science company and the leading manufacturer of L-Carnitine. Lonza is the only manufacturer capable of producing L-Carnitine in the same way as nature due to a unique production process based on fermentation. This process yields pure L-Carnitine and does not require further purification steps to separate chemical D-Carnitine from the final product.

Michael Greger MD:  After many years of compiling a wide range of world-class, compelling content, including dozens of health information videos, there is a true health portal that will answer your nutrition questions without sales hype and bias. Dr. Greger reviews medical information and studies and has provided one of the best and most accurate information resources in the field of nutrition.

Nutricula:  The Science of Longevity Journal

Path to Radiant Health: The objective of this website is to help everyone find their path to radiant health.

Rise Bar: Rise was created to fill a real need—to give people very specific bars, with different nutrition combinations, for various times of the day. Your body has certain fuel needs in the morning. And it has certain needs later in the day. Plus, satisfying energy needs for workouts have different requirements all-together. The Rise Bar gives your body what it needs, when it needs it.

Sigma Tau Healthsciences, GlycoCarn (GPLC): GlycoCarn is a power-packed aminocarnitine found in many leading nitric oxide supplements (often referred to in my blog and listed in my “supplement picks”). Also known as glycine propionyl-L-carnitine hcl (GPLC) and made by Sigma-tau HealthScience, this nitric oxide supplement works with the body to deliver PROFOUND benefits for increased strength and endurance (I use it before and during all my races) and provides a host of other health benefits.

The Health Factory Farm Organic EVE System: The “Organic E.V.E.” System are based on the concepts of cultivating vegetables whose roots are not introduced in a substratum or soil, but in enclosed chambers constantly exposed to flowing plant nutrition.

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation:  The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D. Four decades ago, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation created the field of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis research. Today, the Foundation funds cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurtures investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finances underdeveloped areas of research.

U Rock Girl:  U Rock Girl is the one stop for women of all ages for information, products, and services to improve your life and nourish your mind, body, and spirit.

Tranquilo Enterprises, LLC:  A global wellness and nutritional product company headquartered in Boynton Beach, FL. Formulators ofTranquilo™, a revolutionary, all-natural, comprehensive sleep and relaxation formula that combines herbs and amino acids that work together to facilitate stress relief and falling asleep, as well as maintaining a regular sleep cycle. Tranquilo™ was co-formulated by Michael Maraist, MD, board-certified in neurology and sleep medicine, currently practicing in South Florida. Tranquilo™ is manufactured by a cGMP-certified, pharmaceutical quality facility. For more information, access the Tranquillo Enterprises, LLC website at