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Could the bacteria in your gut be the key to your anemia?
An essential part to Paleo is making sure that you are getting the right amount of key nutrients like iron. What's the gut's role in all this? Find out...
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Could Dopamine Be the Key to Health and Happiness?
Studies found that certain neurotransmitters in the brain, like dopamine, are key to your happiness. Find out which Paleo foods boost your dopamine levels.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Organic Produce, GMOs and Herbicides
Whether or not herbicides harm the human population, our idea of organic products may not be entirely true. Learn how organics may actually be GMOs.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Refined Carbohydrates May Increase Your Risk of Depression
A recent study conducted at Columbia University showed consuming refined carbohydrates such as white bread and pasta increases the risk of depression.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Hunger Pangs? Need to Lose Weight? Try This Vegetable
Studies suggest a diet high in thylakoids from plants such as spinach will decrease food intake, and prevent the need to snack randomly during the day.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Magic Pill for Healthy Living?
The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil cannot be overstated, especially when it comes to the heart. But is EVOO the magic pill for healthy living?
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
African Vegetables: A Welcome Addition to Paleo and Healthy Living
When it comes to eating Paleo, you can stick with the familiar or expand your palate. Give African vegetables a try for an extra punch of nutrients.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Are Sugary Drinks Killing Your Liver?
Everyone knows that sugar increases your risk for type 2 diabetes and obesity. But can regularly consuming sugary drinks cause liver damage over time?
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Grapefruits: The Best Boost for Your Arteries
Grapefruit is a great source of several vitamins. Learn how eating grapefruit can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Research Suggests Magnolia Flower Could Be the Cure To Cancer
According to a breakthrough study by researchers in Alabama, a chemical found in the magnolia plant offers a chemotherapeutic effect on certain cancers.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Easy With That Salt Shaker: The Effect of Dietary Salt On Sleep
Dietary salt leads to increased cortisol levels, and these excess levels affect sleep. Find out how ditching that salt shaker can help you catch some Zs.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
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.