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Can Fruits and Vegetables Help Us Live Longer?
A brief history of the “Juice Men”, Norman Walker and Jay Kordich, and how their ahead-of-the-times concept of “juicing” has applicable health benefits today.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Ten Questions about The Paleo Diet with Dr Loren Cordain
Read a transcript of Dr. Cordain's recent interview in which he answers 10 questions about the history and the basics of the Paleo Diet.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Water: The Most Important Nutrient, and How It Ultimately Determined Amelia Earhart's Final Fate
In this thoroughly researched article, Dr. Loren Cordain sheds new light on what led to Earhart’s death in the Pacific, and the whereabouts of her demise.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Arrowroot and Tapioca Flour: Are They Paleo?
Are Arrowroot and Tapioca flour Paleo alternatives to regular flour? See what the Founder of The Paleo Diet, Dr. Cordain, has to say!
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Fiery Hot Sauces: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Hot sauces get their heat from capsaicin in peppers native to Mexico. They're an evolutionary new addition to our diet, but are they Paleo and healthy?
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Dr Loren Cordain's Interview on the Primal Blueprint Podcast
Listen to Dr Loren Cordain talk about The Paleo Diet with Elle Russ on the Primal BluePrint podcast.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Eat Saint Louis Style Pork Ribs, and Reduce your Risk for Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Other Chronic Diseases
St. Louis style pork ribs come from the healthiest part of the pig. Dr. Cordain of The Paleo Diet explains why their high menaquinone content may help your health in today's entry.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Salt is a Killer Without Huge Intakes of Fruits and Veggies
Could sodium be compromising your health? Read more about the connection between sodium intake and the Paleo diet in a paper by the founder of The Paleo Diet, Dr. Loren Cordain.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Ketogenic Diets: Long-term Nutritional and Metabolic Deficiencies
While the Paleo diet and ketogenic diets are often confused, they have important differences that need to be recognized. Read more about the potential drawbacks of a ketogenic diet in today's post.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Dr. Cordain Interview for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
In today's post, Dr. Cordain answers an interviewer's questions about Paleo diets for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which registers RDs in the United States.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Capers, a Paleo Condiment?
Capers are one of the most concentrated source of food antioxidants and polyphenolics, however, consumers almost always eat capers pickled. Now soaked in salt and vinegar, capers can be very unhealthy.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Fresh Sardines or Canned Sardines: No Longer an Option for Americans
In today's post, we explore the effects of the declining sardine population on the US market and your health.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
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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.