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Processed, Cured and Smoked Meats: Definitely Not Paleo!
As more and more people adopt the Paleo Diet, controversy has arisen as to which dietary elements actually comprise a contemporary...
Processed, Cured and Smoked Meats: Definitely Not Paleo!
As more and more people adopt the Paleo Diet, controversy has arisen as to which dietary elements actually comprise a contemporary...
ButcherBox . . .
A cornerstone of following a Paleo diet is to consume sustainable, naturally-fed animal products. Purchasing these products at your...
Nell’s Corner: Keeping Your Kids on Track While on Summer Vacation
Chicken nuggets, pizza and spaghetti.     That’s just a few of the items seen all too commonly on the ‘kid’s’ section of...
The Paleo Diet June Digest – Enjoying the Summer
June is the official start of summer which hopefully means warm weather, time at the beach, cottage or park, and getting together with...
Easy Coconut Shrimp with Fresh Cilantro
Fresh, wild caught shrimp is a favorite staple around The Paleo Diet dining table.  This dish is perfect for those busy summer nights...
Navigating the Farmer’s Market / Top Finds for June
What did you gather today at your local market? Was it what you had planned? Contrary to what one might think, heading to the...
Celebrating our Paleo Dads
Summer is now in full swing and that means it’s time to celebrate the special men in our lives who have given us their love,...
The Paleo Diet May Digest – Published After Twenty Years
 Welcome readers to the Paleo Diet’s May digest! This month we cover a variety of topics from getting ready for the summer...
A Rare, and Never Before Published Book Chapter Concerning Salt and Cancer
When I was in the middle of my academic career during the mid to late 1990’s (I retired from Colorado State University in December...
Debunking the Biggest Myths About The Paleo Diet
Many people are skeptical whenever change is introduced. And the Paleo Diet, considered a disruptive diet by some, is no exemption....
Circadian Rhythm & Late-Night Eating – An Ancestral Perspective
Renowned evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky said “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”...
Nell’s Corner: Getting Beach Body Ready – Top Five Tips to Burn Fat
It sounds like a gimmick, doesn’t it? Well, it would be if the top five tips focused on pills, powders, and packaged shake mixes...
Yes, Eggs Are High in Cholesterol, But Why Should We Care?
Cholesterol – is there a more controversial topic in the world of nutrition? For years, we were told that cholesterol is one of the...
Keep It Paleo – Condiment Recipes
We all love the great taste of freshly prepared foods that are the basics of The Paleo Diet.  Once you’re in the habit of eating a...
The Paleo Diet April Digest – Spring Bring Positive Changes!
Spring is definitely in the air Paleo Dieters! Though if you live here in Colorado you may be saying, “Happy Summer”...
Saturated Fat and Omega-6: Should One Replace the Other? Part II
In Part I of this series, we looked at the longstanding recommendations of many governmental health organizations to reduce dietary...
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Debunking the Biggest Myths About The Paleo Diet
Many people are skeptical whenever change is introduced. And the Paleo Diet, considered a disruptive diet by some, is no exemption....
Debunking the Biggest Myths About The Paleo Diet
Many people are skeptical whenever change is introduced. And the Paleo Diet, considered a disruptive diet by some, is no exemption....
Circadian Rhythm & Late-Night Eating – An Ancestral Perspective
Renowned evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky said “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”...
The Paleo Diet Health Benefits Infographic
Recently, I made an infographic about some interesting Paleo statistics and touched lightly on its health benefits. Still not...
Enjoy Some Stats, Tips and Topics from the Paleo Diet Team!
How many people are Paleo? How long until you experience the benefits of a Paleo diet? These are just a few of the questions asked by...
Why You Should Opt for Grass-Fed Beef
  A fan of The Paleo Diet lifestyle recently sent our team the following question: Where can I find research that will show...
Ditch the Diets, Focus on Food!
How following a Paleo-inspired eating regime can be your ticket to permanent fat loss once and for all. How are those resolutions...
Start the New Year Right: 5 Tips for Making Paleo Practical
Paleo critics are always voicing unsubstantiated claims. Their attacks are easily countered, but they sometimes create confusion...
How to Have a Paleo Christmas
When it comes to the holidays, it can be much more difficult to stick to your Paleo Diet. But - fortunately - there are many ways...
Paleo Challenges During the Holidays
The season of celebration, gift-giving, and tradition is upon us. Along with all of the fun and festivities, the dieter is faced...
Is Your Brain Hardwired for Junk Food?
While the title of this article may at first seem implausible (and somewhat scary), a new scientific study seems to show that an...
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diet, and Paleo
It’s often times a diagnosis of cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS), or another disease which proves to be the pivot point...
Ancestral Clues to Better Sleep and Energy this Winter
As we move into the colder, darker and shorter days of fall and winter it becomes more difficult to maintain your energy levels,...
Is Maca Root Powder Paleo?
Dear Dr. Cordain, Thank you for your great YouTube vidoes and your website. I found them last week after some detours through a...
Beans and Legumes: Are they Paleo?
A few days ago I was delighted to learn that Dr. Oz was going to again feature The Paleo Diet on his nationally syndicated...
Reversing Nutritional Deficiencies by Eliminating Entire Food Groups
Do you believe that “our modern lifestyles, including nutrition, are the cause of current health problems?” If so, you could be...
So Long Syrupy Sweet Sugar, Hello Coconut Fatty Goodness
If you’ve popped into your local Starbucks lately, you’ve already seen it. The Christmas red cups are here!  As someone who is...
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Processed, Cured and Smoked Meats: Definitely Not Paleo!
As more and more people adopt the Paleo Diet, controversy has arisen as to which dietary elements actually comprise a contemporary...
Processed, Cured and Smoked Meats: Definitely Not Paleo!
As more and more people adopt the Paleo Diet, controversy has arisen as to which dietary elements actually comprise a contemporary...
A Rare, and Never Before Published Book Chapter Concerning Salt and Cancer
When I was in the middle of my academic career during the mid to late 1990’s (I retired from Colorado State University in December...
Dr Cordain Answers a Reader’s Question About Egg White Lysozyme
Hi Dr. Cordain, I read the lysozyme article and I am wondering if you could please indicate if egg white lysozyme is more readily...
Dietary Salt Impairs the Endothelial Glycocalyx: The Most Important Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor You May Never Have Heard About
Frequently, important physiological discoveries made by scientists who study obscure topics escape the attention of the general...
Further Evidence Against a High Sodium Paleo Diet
An ongoing controversy about dietary salt (either refined salt or sea salt) in human ancestral diets represents a significant point of...
The Sea Salt Controversy: Important Updates for Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution
Introduction: The Belief that Added Salt is Paleo Look no further than the increasing number of bestselling “Paleo” diet...
Pomegranate: Perhaps, Paleo’s Healthiest Fruit
Introduction In Colorado, late fall will shortly be upon us and we will fade into early winter and beyond. For many Paleo Dieters...
Dr. Cordain Responds to Critics of a Recent Paleo Diet Study
In April, news of a recent two-year study exploring the effects of a Paleo diet on postmenopausal women was presented at the...
Quinoa and Saponins: Dr. Cordain Responds to a Reader’s Question
Some people following the Paleo diet eat quinoa and other pseudo-grains as grain alternatives based on the encouragement of others in...
Revisiting Sea Salt: Dr. Cordain Responds to a Reader’s Comment
As the Paleo movement has grown, many within the community have broadened the original template to include other ingredients that we...
One More for the AGES: Dr Cordain Responds to Reader’s Questions about Advanced Glycated End Products
More than most sciences, the nutrition world is rife with debate and wildly different recommendations. Normally the debates center...
Obesity in the Paleolithic: The Odd Case of the Venus Figurines
Introduction: Obesity in Western Societies Unless you’ve been camping out for the past 20 years, you are probably aware that...
Pemmican: A Plains Indians Staple Food that Prevented Protein Poisoning
Introduction In a previous blog post (http://thepaleodiet.com/north-american-plains-indians -tall-and...
The Origin of the Paleo Diet Podcast
Dr. Loren Cordain joins Rob and Devon on Open Sky Fitness Podcast to discuss the origin of The Paleo Diet. 25:37...
Cordain Answers to Reporter on “Pegan” Diets
Elizabeth BizWest asks: 1. Are you following a strictly Paleo or Vegan-Paleo (Pegan?) diet and can you say something about the best...
North American Plains Indians: Tall and Robust Meat Eaters, But not a Milk Drinker Among Them
George Catlin, the famous chronicler of American Indians, circa 1832, glowingly used these words to describe the Crow Tribe,...
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