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Olympic Hopeful Credits Success to The Paleo Diet

Olympic Hopeful Credits Success to The Paleo Diet

Dear Professor Cordain, My name is Mary Maginnis, I am a Paleo athlete training for the Olympics, and I am writing to thank you for your work, The Paleo Diet for Athletes. To offer you some background: I began rowing in high school and continued my career on the Division I level at Harvard. Although […]

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Schizophrenia and The Paleo Diet

Schizophrenia and The Paleo Diet

If you have a loved one who suffers from the debilitating mental condition of schizophrenia, the quality of life is often very low.1, 2 With a growing rate of schizophrenia worldwide, any measures that may help improve this, should be considered.3, 4 Even more sadly, sometimes improvements in symptoms do not necessarily equate to a […]

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Lamb Roast with Veggies and Mushrooms: One-Dish Meal

Lamb Roast with Veggies and Mushrooms: One-Dish Meal

One-dish meals are great for families or anyone with limited time for cooking. Simply chop and mix all the ingredients, and then leave it to the oven. Slow-cooked lamb becomes very tender and delicious, especially when mingling with herbs, vegetables, and mushrooms. We’ll use common button mushrooms, but you could easily substitute other types of […]

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Anti-Aging And Paleo

Anti-Aging And Paleo

A hypothetical ‘fountain of youth’ has long been a sought-after commodity.1 Researchers have looked at elements as disparate as vitamin D,2 DHEA,3 and telomerase4 among many others, in order to try and prevent nature from taking its course.5 New and exciting discoveries in the scientific field aside, it is important to note that a healthy […]

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Paleo Red Snapper with Zucchini and Fennel Seeds

Paleo Red Snapper with Zucchini and Fennel Seeds

Perfect for a busy midweek Paleo dinner, this lovely dish takes but 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. Red snapper is a deliciously reliable whitefish that takes on a flakey texture when cooked. In addition to reducing the risk for heart disease, regular consumption of fish for omega-3 fatty acids may be […]

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The Paleo Diet, Alcohol Consumption and Sulfites in Wine, Beer and Food

The Paleo Diet, Alcohol Consumption and Sulfites in Wine, Beer and Food

Alcohol Consumption during the Paleolithic Era In all of my popular Paleo Diet books including The Paleo Diet, The Paleo Diet for Athletes, The Paleo Diet Cookbook and The Paleo Answer, I have always suggested that moderate alcohol consumption is consistent with the health goals of the Paleo Diet, despite our research1 showing that virtually […]

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Mimicking Hunter-Gatherers Seasonal Dieting Habits

Mimicking Hunter-Gatherers Seasonal Dieting Habits

The best way to spruce up your Paleo menu and learn which foods are in season is to shop at local farmer’s markets, where the food is fresh, comes from nearby farms, and creates good safety net to ensure a higher-than-average quality diet. As Paleo Dieters we aim to closely mimic the diet of our […]

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Excessive Production of Ear Wax Cured with the Paleo Diet

Excessive Production of Ear Wax Cured with the Paleo Diet

Dr. Cordain, The adoption of the Paleo Diet has been beneficial to my own health and fitness. I originally came across the Paleo Diet while trying to figure out the best foods to help with a severe tendon injury – all the things you need for collagen production – protein, vitamin C and copper-peptides – […]

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Gluten and The Brain

Gluten and The Brain

With the plethora of benefits supported by scientific evidence,1 Gluten-free diets have been gaining in popularity in recent years.2 Studies range from gastrointestinal symptom improvement,3 to possible correlations with autism,4 and diabetes.5 However, there may not be a more fascinating area of gluten study than how the protein composite can be related to cognitive function.6 […]

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Why Size Matters: National Cholesterol Conundrum

Why Size Matters: National Cholesterol Conundrum

Dr. Kim A. Williams, the President-Elect of the American College of Cardiology, recently published an essay, “Vegan Diet, Healthy Heart?” which has sparked passionate debate.1 “I didn’t know it would create such a firestorm of everything from accolades to protests,” said Williams.2 His essay describes how his LDL cholesterol level dropped from 170 to 90 […]

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