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Blood Type and Diet

Blood Type and Diet

Dr. Cordain, I pulled my information from thepaleodiet.com and attributed the statement, “Paleo is truly is the world’s healthiest diet,” to you, which I doubt is a stretch. Have you gotten into any of the information about blood type and diet related nutrition info? I’ve only heard snippets, but I’m curious what an expert thinks […]

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Commonly Asked Questions with Dr. Loren Cordain

Commonly Asked Questions with Dr. Loren Cordain

Hi Carrie,

Good luck with your project. Here are my answers:

1.) What is the most potential danger following the Paleo diet?

There are no known adverse health effects of the diet in most people. Pregnant women should not exceed 25 % of their calories from protein, as the liver is less able to detoxify protein during pregnancy.

2.) There is no vitamin D consumed in the Paleolithic diet. You wrote in your article, “The Nutritional Characteristics of a Contemporary Diet Based Upon Paleolithic Food Groups,” that sunlight is the only way our ancestors got Vitamin D. Today, with all the new research, how do you suggest we get our Vitamin D?

I suggest taking between 2,000 to 4,000 IU of vitamin daily if you cannot obtain regular sun…

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The Green PolkaDot Box

The Green PolkaDot Box

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Cooking with Olive Oil and Consuming Lectins

Cooking with Olive Oil and Consuming Lectins

Loren,

First of all, I can’t thank you enough for the book you wrote. I must have “sold” your book and made like 30+ people buy it. Inspired by your book, I not only helped change my life and that of my girlfriend, but also saved my mother’s life whose liver function was deteriorating…

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Limited Time: Paleo Diet Platinum Membership $49

Limited Time: Paleo Diet Platinum Membership $49

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Tendonitis Gone

Tendonitis Gone

Dr. Cordain, As a health professional and former long-time vegetarian, I have been following the Paleo diet for about two years, and am delighted with the results. My weight has returned to normal and remained normal, my HDL has increased to 50 from 35, my LDL, which was at the upper range of normal has […]

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Plant-Animal Subsistence Ratios and Macronutrient Energy Estimations

Plant-Animal Subsistence Ratios and Macronutrient Energy Estimations

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Whey Protein And Its Effect On Insulin

Whey Protein And Its Effect On Insulin

Hello Dr. Cordain,

In your book “The Paleo Answer” you discuss how dairy products increase the insulin response in the body.

Do whey protein shakes do the…

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Cordains’ Kitchen: Paleo Breakfast Scramble

Cordains’ Kitchen: Paleo Breakfast Scramble

Paleo Breakfast Scramble: Protein-rich, packed with flavor. Paleo perfection for every breakfast menu.

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Actividad Fisica, Gasto Energetico y Forma Física

Actividad Fisica, Gasto Energetico y Forma Física

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