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The Salt Debate

Recently, Dr. Loren Cordain, Dr. Mark J. Smith, and Trevor Connor appeared on Dr. Paul Saladino's podcast to discuss the carnivore diet, fructose, and salt in the human diet. Read more about our positions on these topics in these key articles.

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Who we are
 
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Our Core Team

While Dr. Loren Cordain is considered the originator of The Paleo Diet®, he emphasizes that he didn’t create it—nature did.

Now, three nutrition experts—Trevor Connor, Mark J. Smith, and Nell Stephenson—have taken the mantle to continue The Paleo Diet movement.

Meet the New Team
Loren Cordain
Trevor Connor
Mark J Smith
Nell Stephenson
Continue Your Paleo Journey
 
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An Anti-Inflammatory Way of Eating

Get a free issue of the Insider Collection that explains how diet impacts your body's inflammatory responses!

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Discover the books that started the original Paleo movement

Learn the science behind The Paleo Diet, and how you can use food to nourish and support your journey to better health.

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Meet The Paleo Diet Writing Team

Discover what our experts are all about.

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Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.