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With the speed of the modern world, it can be challenging to shop, eat, and live a healthy lifestyle - especially if you're a solo professional. Let us show you how to shop, prepare, and keep it interesting even with limited time on a Paleo Diet®.

Healthy Paleo Foods that Satisfy Cravings
Is the only way to curb cravings to just give in and eat that bag of potato chips? Nope! See why you get cravings and how to fight them with The Paleo Diet!
By Megan Patiry
Explaining the 85/15 Principle
Make your diet sustainable with the 85/15 rule: 85 percent of your calories should be from Paleo foods while 15 percent can be from non-Paleo foods that you enjoy!
By Aimee McNew
How to Make Any Take-Out Meal Paleo
Simple suggestions to make any restaurant or take-out meal fit with your Paleo Diet.
By Megan Patiry
Free Play: The Essential Ingredient
We live in a world of schedules and structure which leads to increased stress, diminished creativity, depression, and burnout. Free play has the potential to offset these drawbacks in children and adults.
By Megan Patiry
A Better Tasting Cookie and The Fall of The Roman Empire
In an age where Doritos and high fructose corn syrup mark the decline of healthy eating, is a better tasting cookie the benchmark of a great diet?
By Trevor Connor, M.S.
How to eat a Paleo Diet in college
College doesn't have to equate to a highly processed, nutritionally bankrupt diet. Learn how to eat Paleo even when living in a dorm room!
By Emily Rumsey
Natural ways to relieve stress (that are proven by science)
Stress impacts our lives more today than ever before. This isn’t something we should just accept, however. Turn to these research-backed ways to lessen the body’s stress response!
By Aimee McNew
The evidence against eating ultra-processed foods continues to mount
A meta-analysis shows conclusively that eating ultra-processed foods correlates with higher rates of mortality. Sugar and salt are potential causes.
By Bill Manci
5 Tips for Making Paleo Practical
Read our 5 tips for making The Paleo Diet® practical. Browse The Paleo Diet website for the best Paleo guidelines, Paleo meal plans & Paleo tips!
By Christopher Clark
Hunter-Gatherers in Flight: How to Pack, Snack, and Forage Strict-Paleo When Traveling By air
Airports are full of unhealthy meal options ranging from fast food and donuts to salads with dairy-based dressings. Here are some tips to make it healthier.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
How to Live the Paleo Lifestyle With A Modern Schedule
The Paleo Diet® life might seem time-consuming. Thankfully there are a few easy ways to fit Paleo into even the busiest of schedules.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
5 Tips for Going Paleo on a Budget
The Paleo Diet focuses on healthy, natural foods. While that may mean a few more trips to the grocery store, it doesn't have to break the bank. Here's how.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
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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.