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Protein, Fasting, and the mTOR Pathway
Over-eating, especially of protein, activates the mTOR pathway which some researchers associate with increased cancer risk and shortened lifespan. Balancing macronutrients, like protein, can be challenging, but by looking at our hunter-gatherer ancestors lifestyles we can see that fasting may be one way to help keep mTOR in check.
By David Whiteside
Heart Disease, Stress, and Nanoparticles
Dr. Malcolm Kendrick proposes that arterial plaques result from endothelial dysfunction brought on by stress. Read more about his research at The Paleo Diet®.
By David Whiteside
Healthy Aging: Study Shows High-Carbohydrate Diets Promote Dementia
Take a deep dive into research showing how eating a diet high in sugar can contribute to the onset of dementia and how a Paleo Diet can be protective
By David Whiteside
Paleolithic Aging: Exercise for Brain, Biceps, and Longevity
Evidence is quietly accumulating that our brains and immune systems need exercise as much as our muscles. Find out the facts about Paleolithic aging.
By David Whiteside
Looking “Beyond Keto” with Dr. Terry Wahls
Dr. Terry Wahls has been developing a nutritional strategy for M.S. Her most recent book applies Paleo Diet principles with intermittent fasting.
By David Whiteside
Thomas Seyfried’s metabolic theory of cancer, and how our ancestral diet could help curtail the disease
Important new discoveries about cancer cells - including their reliance on glucose for fuel, is showing an important role of diet in managing the condition.
By David Whiteside
How Dr. Terry Wahls Improved Her Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
We take a look at Dr. Wahls groundbreaking book revealing that a Paleo lifestyle had the ability to reverse her Multiple Sclerosis symptoms.
By David Whiteside
Reversing Cognitive Decline With The Bredesen Protocol
Ann Dredge has been called “probably the first New Zealander to come back from end-stage Alzheimer’s. How did she do it? Read this article to find out!
By David Whiteside
Diet Wins a Battle With Alzheimer’s
Could the food we choose to eat be one of our best chances at beating Alzheimers? In this article David Whiteside shows that there may be a link.
By David Whiteside
Healthy Aging: Can Diet Help You Prepare for the Hidden Costs of Medicare?
Are you having to delay retirement despite being on Medicare? A Paleo lifestyle will not only help you age healthier, but lower your medical bills.
By David Whiteside
Paleo vs. The Growing Shortage of Nurses
We are facing a nursing shortage in long term healthcare facilities. A healthy lifestyle that includes eating a Paleo Diet may be your best solution.
By David Whiteside
Healthy Aging: popular nutritional science vs. (Paleolithic) common sense — which should you trust?
Bad research, exaggerated media reporting, and industry funding can all influence what you read or hear in the news about nutrition. What can you trust?
By David Whiteside
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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.