Megan Patiry | The Paleo Diet®
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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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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
Stop Keto. Come Back To Paleo.
The Paleo Diet is more of a lifestyle, while keto is a short-term treatment. Our body was designed to handle periods of being in ketosis, but it was not designed to stay there. After going keto for a while, I knew that it wasn’t going to be sustainable, for me.
By Megan Patiry
Whole30 vs. Paleo: Which Should You Choose?
Diet fatigue is a real thing. Is the latest trend, Whole30, worth jumping to? We break down the difference between Whole30 and Paleo. While they’re similar, Paleo is less restrictive and better if you’re looking for long-term health.
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 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.