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Why Sleeping Less Makes You Crave Junk Food
A recent study from Northwestern University found that people crave more calorie-dense foods when they are low on sleep and are further learning why this occurs.
By Casey Thaler
Is it Okay to Eat Red Meat? The Debate Rages On
In the world of nutrition, there are few things as controversial as the topic of red meat. While processed meat is not healthy, grass-fed red meat is still considered nutritionally beneficial by science.
By Casey Thaler
How do you determine the healthiest foods to eat? Addressing issues with peer-reviewed nutrition research
Even the most perfectly designed study rarely results in flawless conclusions so learn how to check the details before trusting a “new breakthrough” headline.
By Casey Thaler
Using your gut bacteria to prevent (and treat) allergies
A recent study may show a new breakthrough for individuals suffering from allergies through the discovery of a specific bacteria in the gut.
By Casey Thaler
Eggs, cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease
What does the research say about dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease? Are eggs really a cause of many of our health woes?
By Casey Thaler
A new study details how our brains are wired to crave certain foods
Food, especially when it is highly processed or sweetened, can be as addictive as many drugs and almost as damaging to our bodies in the long run.
By Casey Thaler
Did a Low-Starch Diet Help Drive Human Evolution?
Did humans evolve to eat lower carbohydrate diets, and do those diets provide us with a better chance of survival and health?
By Casey Thaler
How to Have a Paleo Christmas
During the holidays, it can be much more difficult to stick to your Paleo Diet. Fortunately, there are many ways to ‘Paleo-fy’ your favorite holiday meals.
By Casey Thaler
Commentary: Are Pizza and Other Processed Foods Made to be Addictive?
The Western diet is filled with processed food. Why is it so popular? Often, it is engineered to be irresistible, and that's a big problem for our health.
By Casey Thaler
How the Brain Senses Glucose - and Why
When it comes to brain fuel, glucose is king. Casey Thaler explains why that is and how Paleo eating will help you maintain optimal bloods sugar levels.
By Casey Thaler
Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help with Obesity and Metabolic Disorders?
Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential nutrient we need to get in our diet and can help with a variety of conditions including obesity and cognitive decline.
By Casey Thaler
The Biochemistry of Eating
Truly understanding our health means understanding how food impacts our biochemistry. Learn how both caffeine and sugar affect the biochemistry of health.
By Casey Thaler
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Paleo Leadership
 
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 J. 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.