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Paleo Diet Statistics
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 people...
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 people...
Staffan Lindeberg (1950-2016) and His Legacy
Dr. Staffan Lindeberg was a pioneer of the Paleo diet as well as a wonderful colleague and friend. The following tribute was written by his Ph.D....
Five Practical Tips for Getting Your B Vitamins
Despite it’s overwhelming success, the Paleo Diet still gets attacked for “eliminating entire food groups,” which, according to Paleo critics,...
Happy Valentine’s Day: Enjoy Your Dark Chocolate Treats
On February 14th, 2017 millions of people across the globe will indulge in various chocolate assortments of all flavors, textures, shapes, and sizes....
A Menu to Celebrate Your Valentine’s Day The Paleo Way
It’s February, and that means love is in the air!  Preparing for a special day with your loved ones almost always includes a thoughtfully planned...
Nell’s Corner: Global Paleo
Take a step back and think about what an authentic Paleo approach is really all about. It’s eating foods which grow locally, seasonally, and in...
The Paleo Diet January Digest – Salt, Coffee, and other not so Paleo Foods
Welcome Paleo Diet Readers! January was a busy time at The Paleo Diet, with a significant increase in visitors enjoying our site.  Whether you...
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 public, health...
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 contention for...
A Few Recipes for the Winter Blah’s
The holidays are over and the snow is looking a little colder and a little browner. Many of us are hunkering down and waiting for the spring day when...
Not So Paleo: Is There a Place for Cheating?
Huh? I know, I know. I’m sometimes seen as Paleo Dogmatic. I’m perceived as strict, old-school, or too rigid when it comes to how I portray...
Our food & beverage store philosophy . . .
Since the early research of Dr. Loren Cordain on Paleolithic nutrition, the modern Paleo movement has gained such a large following worldwide...
Coffee Drinking Revisited: It’s not Paleo, but are there any therapeutic benefits?
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D. and Loren Cordain, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University Previous blogs at The Paleo Diet about coffee have...
Can Peanuts Be Part of A Paleo Diet?
Everybody seems to love peanut butter. Entire websites can be found dedicated to the pursuit of adding the smooth, salty and highly palatable spread...
Three Meals to Start Your New Year’s Off Right
It’s a new year and that means the time for making healthy lifestyle changes is upon us.  Whether you are new to The Paleo diet, a long time...
Nell’s Corner: Daily vs Less Frequent Rule Breaking – What’s the Best Balance?
How many times have you heard it? “I tried Paleo and it didn’t work” or “I couldn’t stick with something that required me to eat so much...
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Paleo Diet Statistics
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 people...
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 people...
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 how the...
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 you made for...
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 and...
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 to "Paleo-fy"...
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 with the Paleo...
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 inborn...
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 for individuals...
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, productivity and...
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 few pale...
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 television show along...
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 susceptible to...
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 admittedly an...
“Eating Meat has Known Health Benefits” — WHO
As you probably already heard, earlier this week the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is the World Health Organization’s...
Treat Today Without Regret Tomorrow
The sea of candies and chocolates will continue to flood supermarket shelves from now through Valentine’s Day. Consumers often think, “It is...
The Narcissism of Diet Shaming
Last week, The New York Times published an op-ed by Roger Cohen, its International Affairs and Diplomacy correspondent, regarding...wait for it...
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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 public, health...
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 public, health...
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 contention for...
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 cookbooks1-7, or...
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 throughout the...
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 2016 Endocrine...
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 the nutrition...
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 at...
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 around our common...
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 Americans are the...
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  Introduction for Dr. Loren...
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 way for...
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, “They are really a...
Vitamin D: One of the Few Supplements Paleo Dieters May Require
One of the most persuasive aspects of contemporary Paleo Diets is that you will not have to waste your hard earned dollars on supplements (1, 2)....
Loren Cordain, Ph.D. Response to Mouse Study
I have previously commented upon this single short term mouse study. You are correct in stating the obvious, nowhere in the original article did the...
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 few pale...
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Real Paleo Fast and Easy Real Paleo Fast & Easy

It’s finally here, the perfect Paleo cookbook for lifestyles on the go! 170 delicious recipes […]

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The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook (2015) The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook (2015)

250 all-new reciped from the Godfather of Paleo! The return of the true Paleo Diet with […]

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The Paleo Answer (2012) The Paleo Answer (2012)

Dr. Loren Cordain’s bestselling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have […]

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The Paleo Diet for Athletes (2012) The Paleo Diet for Athletes (2012)

It’s finally here, the perfect Paleo cookbook for lifestyles on the go! 170 delicious recipes […]

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The Paleo Diet (Revised) (2011) The Paleo Diet (Revised) (2011)

Dr. Loren Cordain demonstrates how, by eating your fill of satisfying and delicious meats […]

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The Paleo Diet Cookbook (2011) The Paleo Diet Cookbook (2011)

Learn how to eat for good health by following the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors and eating […]

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