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From Our Experts

There are many people working hard behind the scenes at The Paleo Diet® to bring you accurate and up-to-date nutrition and lifestyle information. Whether they’re part of The Paleo Diet team working in our office in Boulder, Colorado, or contributors writing recipes and articles from coast to coast, we take pride in the fact that our contributors bring with them unique expertise and experiences that directly impact our ability to better support you on your health journey.

Reflective of our commitment to only publish science-backed content written by real, live human experts, every piece of content on our website or in our books has been created by one of the individuals below. We do not use AI or LLMs for content creation. Simply click on any of the photos of our team members and contributors on this page to learn more about them and the body of work they’ve contributed here.

Feeling inspired? We regularly hear from authors, cookbook creators, aspiring wellness influencers, health care providers, and more, who want to contribute to the mission and vision of The Paleo Diet. If you’re interested in joining the team below in one way or another, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at

The Paleo Diet Team

Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Lorrie Cordain
Trevor Connor, M.S.
Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Dave Trendler
Andrea Dehnke
Isabella Mead

Our Contributors

Jess Case
Maureen Farrar
Ashley DeKam, N.D., C.H.S.
Irene Jay
Aimee McNew
Nell Stephenson, B.S.
Jennafer Ashley
Kaylie Johnson
Betsy Schroeder
The Paleo Diet Team
Kimberly Tessmer, RDN, LD
Bill Manci
Marc Bubbs ND, MSc, CISSN, CSCS
Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan
Courtney Hamilton
Chris Case, M.A.
Emily Rumsey
Felicia Lim
Megan Patiry
Stephanie Vuolo
Ryan Kohler
David Seaman, D.C., M.S.
Raphael Sirtoli, M.Sc.
Robert Yang, M.S.
Wendy Farrell, M.S.Ed.
Jodi M. VerWeire
Casey Thaler, B.A., NASM-CPT, FNS
Christopher Clark
C.J. Hunt
Jessica Resendez
Johnathan David
Dr. David M. Brady
Kyle Cordain
O. H. Okoye, MD, MBA, MSEpi
Maelán Fontes, M.S.
Woodrow C. Monte, PhD
Eirik Garnas
William Lagakos, Ph.D.
Chris Lesley
David Whiteside
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