Christopher Clark | The Paleo Diet®
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I'm the author of Nutritional Grail, an award-winning nutrition science book, and Be Bowled, a recipe / food photography book. I’m from Michigan, have a business degree from the University of Michigan, and have lived 15 years abroad in various parts of Europe and the Middle East. I’m interested in business solutions to public health problems, which is why I recently launched a non-dairy, ultra-low-sugar ice cream brand. It’s my mission to continually develop and introduce similar products, which improve people’s health without compromising on taste and satisfaction. See foodchris.com for more.

Christopher Clark
Meet The Expert
 

What makes you an expert on The Paleo Diet?

My expertise comes from critical thinking, reliance on evidence, and my ability to present data and arguments. These are the skills I used to write my book, as well as every article I’ve written for The Paleo Diet.

Describe the impact The Paleo Diet has had on your  life?

I came to The Paleo Diet during a time when I was questioning the popularized conception that animal foods like red meat and egg yolks, for example, are inherently unhealthy. The Paleo Diet gave me perspective and practical knowledge, which greatly improved my health.

What does “healthy living” mean to you? And what do you like to eat when you go to the movies? 

It means having a healthy relationship with food, which means making smart food choices without stressing out about occasional forays in naughty-food-land. I’m a notorious cinema snack smuggler. I never buy concessions. Instead, I sneak in my own dark chocolate, protein bars, or nuts.

What do you enjoy doing when you are not writing for The Paleo Diet? 

As an entrepreneur, most of my time goes into building my business. As for leisure, I’m an avid traveler—my favorite destinations are Greece and Switzerland). I'm an avid '70s and '80s music fan, bitcoin enthusiast, student of Western history, and collector of unique eating bowls.

See The Articles
 
Chestnut Parsnip Soup
Blend up this rich and creamy chestnut soup for a festive appetizer or dinner!
By Christopher Clark
Slow Cooked Pork Ribs with Carrots & Turnips
This easy slow cooker recipe creates amazingly tender meat that falls right off the bone, so you can enjoy it as a hearty stew!
By Christopher Clark
Szechuan Coconut Pork Stew
This pork stew recipe is an easy Paleo dinner. Just let the ingredients simmer in a heavy bottomed pot for a few hours until the pork is flavorful & tender!
By Christopher Clark
Garlicky Saffron Clams
A modest 100g serving of clams provides 78% of your daily iron requirements, substantial amounts of selenium, manganese, and vitamin C, and 13g of protein.
By Christopher Clark
One-Dish Lamb Roast with Veggies and Mushrooms
Button mushrooms contain significant amounts of B vitamins, selenium, and fiber: try this slow-cooked lamb roasted with herbs, vegetables, and mushrooms.
By Christopher Clark
Greek Lamb Keftedes with Paleo Tzatziki
Serve spicy lamb meatballs with an avocado base tzatziki for a Paleo twist on Greek keftedes!
By Christopher Clark
Paleo Leadership
 
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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.