Blogs by Loren Cordain

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    Christina Warinner “Debunking the Paleo Diet” Rebuttal

    Jun 24, 2016

    In May, 2013, I posted a response to the January, 2013 TED lecture by Christina...


    Melnik BC, Kakulas F, Geddes DT, Hartmann PE, John SW, Carrer-Bastos P, Cordain L, Schmitz G. Milk miRNAs: simple nutrients or systemic functional regulators? Nutr Metabol 13:42, DOI 10.1186/s12986-016-0101-2

    Jun 23, 2016



    How the Paleo Lifestyle Optimizes the Microbiome: Part Two

    Jun 20, 2016

    In Part 1 of this 2-part series, we defined the microbiome and outlined its many...


    How the Paleo Lifestyle Optimizes the Microbiome: Part 1

    Jun 13, 2016

    In 2001, Nobel-prize winning biologist Joshua Lederberg coined the term...


    Self Thrive Interview – Loren Cordain, Ph.D

    Jun 9, 2016

    Loren Cordain, Ph.D, was recently interviewed by Self Thrive to discuss Loren's...


    Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosis: What Else Could it Be and Does Diet Matter?

    Jun 8, 2016

    It is important to know that only a small number of patients diagnosed with...


    Seasonal Allergy Suppression Through Diet

    Jun 3, 2016

    Achoo! Achoo! Achoo! You or someone close to you might be all too familiar with...

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    New FDA Food Label Guidelines – Steps on a Long Road

    May 31, 2016

    On May 20, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the new standards...

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    The Paleo Diet and Endometriosis

    May 20, 2016

    We’ve already read about how replacing the conventional corn-fed meat in our diet...


    Can A Depleted-Glycogen “Sleep Low” Strategy Improve Your Performance?

    May 17, 2016

    For athletes, especially endurance athletes, the nutrition dogma has always been to...


    Is Watercress the New Kale?

    May 13, 2016

    I love kale.   I’ve loved it for a long time and have been a staunch promoter...

    Screen Shot 2016-02-23 at 2.42.06 PM, A New Look with a New Mission.

    May 5, 2016

    Very recently, Dr. Cordain reached out to me, his first Paleo graduate student, and...

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    North American Plains Indians: Tall and Robust Meat Eaters, But not a Milk Drinker Among Them

    Apr 22, 2016

    George Catlin, the famous chronicler of American Indians, circa 1832, glowingly...


    Study Finds Multigenerational Vegetarians Are Genetically Predisposed to Cancer and Heart Disease on a Modern Diet

    Apr 15, 2016

    It’s no secret that vegetarian diets pose unique nutritional challenges. Protein,...


    Fueling to Perform…with Food

    Apr 7, 2016

    “Just get the calories in, it doesn’t matter where they’re coming from.”...

    Ancestral Solutions for A Sluggish Thyroid

    Mar 28, 2016

    Do you feel tired? Is your mood unusually low? Do you have steady weight gain...

    Transition to the Paleo Diet Without the Headaches

    Mar 26, 2016

    Are you afraid to transition to the Paleo Diet because you’ve heard you might...


    Medical News Today – Media Response to “Paleo” Mice Study

    Mar 21, 2016

    Medical News Today demonstrates that they put scientific accuracy first and are...

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