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Background on The Paleo Diet

The Exercise Habits of Hunter-Gatherers
Emily Rumsey
Learn about the history of exercise in our hunter-gatherer ancestors and how to mimic their activities today for optimal health.
The research of Dr. Douglas London on one of the last remaining indigenous hunter-gatherer societies on Earth, part 2
Trevor Connor, M.S.
In this follow-up interview, Dr. London discusses his upcoming research and dives deeper into the Kawymeno diet.
History of The Paleo Diet
Trevor Connor, M.S.
In the spring of 1987, Dr. Loren Cordain happened upon Dr. Boyd Eaton’s now classic scientific paper Paleolithic Nutrition: a Consideration of its Nature and Current Implications, which was published two years earlier in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.1 While that paper laid much of the foundation for what would become The Paleo Diet, it was […]
The Benefits of The Paleo Diet®
The Paleo Diet Team
Take a dive into the premise and benefits of The Paleo Diet®
Ten Questions about The Paleo Diet with Dr Loren Cordain
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Read a transcript of Dr. Cordain’s recent interview in which he answers 10 questions about the history and the basics of the Paleo Diet.
The Paleo Diet: Designed by Nature, Built By Science
Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
The Paleo Diet is the diet we evolved over a million years to eat and there is still a lot of science to show why it is still the best human diet.
The Myth that Hunter-Gatherers Didn’t Live Long
Trevor Connor, M.S.
Does Bill Nye’s recent criticism of Paleo lifestyles and diets hold scientific weight? Read why the research doesn’t back his claims, and keep up with our blog for the latest Paleo news!
How Late-Night Eating Affects Your Circadian Rhythm
Dr. Marc Bubbs ND, MSc, CISSN, CSCS
Today, there are many ancestral circadian mismatches with modern life. Late-night eating may be one of the most glaring incongruous elements.
Further Evidence Against a High Sodium Paleo Diet
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Read more about high sodium Paleo Diets & health benefits. Read The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about the paleo diet, paleo foods & more today!
Eliminating Non-Paleo Foods Improves Nutrient Density
Loren Cordain, Ph.D. and Trevor Connor, M.S.
We compare the nutrient density of Paleo foods to non-Paleo foods to show the health benefits of eating natural foods.
Loren Cordain, Ph.D., discusses Paleo on “That Paleo Diet Show”
The Paleo Diet Team
Watch Loren Cordain, Ph.D discuss the paleo diet on "That Paleo Diet Show". Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about the paleo diet & recipes!
Pemmican: A Plains Indians Staple Food that Prevented Protein Poisoning
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
"Rabbit starvation," or eating too much lean meat, can lead to disease or death. Here's how North American Indians avoided it.
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