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Megan is a freelance writer specializing in ancestral nutrition. She has personally followed a Paleo-style, ancestral style of eating for over a decade, and has been a devoted researcher and columnist on the topic for nearly the same amount of time. She graduated university with a B.A. in English and has received certifications as both a specialist in fitness nutrition and personal trainer. Her work has been featured in Paleo Magazine, the Huffington Post, and various other publications.

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Is Vinegar Paleo?
If you choose your vinegar wisely and consume it in moderation, vinegar can be a part of your Paleo Diet.
By Megan Patiry
What to Eat If You’re Intermittent Fasting
Your success with intermittent fasting can depend on many things. Critical among them are the foods you eat between periods of fasting. We take a closer look at why this is.
By Megan Patiry
Ten Things Paleo Bloggers Tell You Are Paleo (But They Really Aren’t!)
Health bloggers everywhere have taken the Paleo trend and run with it. Here’s what they consistently get wrong—and why science proves it.
By Megan Patiry
Are Natural Sugars Paleo?
Raw honey, maple syrup, coconut sugar, and stevia are all considered natural sugars, but being”natural” doesn’t necessarily mean Paleo. See where these sweeteners belong in a true Paleo Diet.
By Megan Patiry
Are Nightshades Paleo? And How to Tell If You Have a Sensitivity
Nightshade vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, and potatoes contain specific compounds that can cause irritation in your gut. If you know what symptoms to look for and how to prepare nightshades before consuming, however, you may stay in the clear.
By Megan Patiry
Healthy Paleo Foods that Satisfy Cravings
Is the only way to curb cravings to just give in and eat that bag of potato chips? Nope! See why you get cravings and how to fight them with The Paleo Diet!
By Megan Patiry
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.