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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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Are Potatoes Paleo?

Are Potatoes Paleo?

I have noticed in the last few years that many Paleo Dieters believe that potatoes can be regularly consumed without any adverse health effects. Part of this misinformation seems to stem from writers of blogs and others who are unfamiliar with the scientific literature regarding potatoes. So should we be eating potatoes or not?

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Re-evaluating Dietary Milk Recommendations

Re-evaluating Dietary Milk Recommendations

Dear Professor Cordain, In regards the review paper of which you were co-author: “The impact of cow’s milk-mediated mTORC1-signaling in the initiation and progression of prostate cancer,” could you please inform me whether you are aware of any country’s medical community who has responded to your conclusive statement that: “…the medical community urgently needs to […]

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Ultimate Antioxidant Paleo Breakfast Bowl

Ultimate Antioxidant Paleo Breakfast Bowl

August 3 – 9 marks the USDA’s 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week. With over 7,800 farmers markets, (up 67% since 2008!1), shopping and supporting local is not only encouraged, but also nutritious. Expect to find ultra-fresh vegetables, unique heirloom varieties, and farmers committed to quality, organic foods. While we support organic agriculture, we acknowledge […]

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