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Pedro Carrera Bastos is a Portuguese researcher and Ph.D. candidate in nutrition at Lund University, Sweden. (He previously worked under the supervision of Dr. Staffan Lindeberg, author of the famous Kitava study.) Pedro holds an M.Sc. in human nutrition and post-graduate diplomas in functional nutrition, exercise and health and clinical nutrition. Professionally, he is director of education at NutriScience (a Portuguese and Spanish nutrition education company), and lectures extensively about nutrition and functional medicine in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America. He is best known for being an expert on the effects of dairy in human health and for being the first author of the scientific paper "The Western Diet and Lifestyle and Diseases of Civilization", with Prof. Loren Cordain as the senior author.

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Staffan Lindeberg (1950-2016) and His Legacy
Learn about Staffan Lindeberg & his legacy. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about paleo foods, recipes, health benefits, diet tips & more!
By Pedro Bastos
The Sun – Beyond Vitamin D (Part 1)
Learn more about the benefits of Vitamin D & the paleo diet. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about paleo foods, paleo recipes & more!
By Pedro Bastos
Is Camel’s Milk Paleo?
Is camel's milk considered paleo? Read our blog to learn more! The Paleo Diet® website offers paleo diet food lists, paleo meal plans & much more.
By Pedro Bastos
Discordance between our healthy phenotype and modern phenotype
Exercise, sleep, sun exposure and diet are genetically determined. Despite genetic changes the human genome is comprised of genes selected in the Paleo era.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Milk During Pregnancy
Should women drink milk during pregnancy? Learn more in this article! The Paleo Diet® offers the latest in paleo news, paleo diet recipes & more.
By Pedro Bastos
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.