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Dr. William Lagakos received a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology from Rutgers University where his research focused on dietary fat assimilation and integrated energy metabolism. His postdoctoral research at the University of California, San Diego, centered on obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance.

Dr. William Lagakos has authored numerous manuscripts which have been published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a non-fiction book titled The Poor, Misunderstood Calorie which explores the concept of calories and simultaneously explains how hormones and the neuroendocrine response to foods regulate nutrient partitioning. He is presently a nutritional sciences researcher, consultant, and blogger.

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Mid-Victorian Diet, How Far Have We Come?
The early Victorian era was plagued with starvation, causing a shift from a Paleo diet to a Western diet in just a few years. Is history repeating itself?
By William Lagakos
Let’s Face It: Halloween Haunts Diabetics
It's that time of year that many people with diabetes dread: Halloween - when tempting candy, baked treats, and sugars galore seem to appear everywhere.
By William Lagakos
Citrus Fruit, Acid Reflux, and The Paleo Diet®
A nutrient-rich group of seasonal food are citrus fruit: oranges, grapefruits, and limes are all packed with antioxidants and health-promoting flavonoids.
By William Lagakos
Mimicking Hunter-Gatherers Seasonal Dieting Habits
As Paleo Dieters we aim to closely mimic the diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors in today's society; a good way to do that is to buy local, fresh food.
By William Lagakos
4 Anti-inflammatory Farmers Market Finds
National Farmer’s Market week celebrates locally-sourced and seasonally appropriate Paleo foods, many of them containing anti-inflammatory properties.
By William Lagakos
Insectivory 101: The Intentional Eating of Insects
Insectivory: the intentional eating of insects, found in cultures worldwide and likely contributed essential nutrition to our ancestors throughout evolution
By William Lagakos
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