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Gut Health

Compromised gut health is at the root of many health issues. Learn how to eat to nourish your gut flora, prevent intestinal permeability—and support your brain.

The Paleo Diet® January 2021 Digest – The Paleo Diet and Gut Health

The first monthly theme of 2021 is all about the importance of the human gut and how to keep it healthy.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
How the Paleo Lifestyle Optimizes the Microbiome: Part Two

Learn how the paleo lifestyle optimizes the microbiome. The Paleo Diet® is your #1 source for paleo diet plans, paleo recipes & paleo weight loss tips.

By Christopher Clark
How the Paleo Lifestyle Optimizes the Microbiome: Part One

Learn about the microbiome, why it's important, and how diet can have a big impact on its health.

By Christopher Clark
Could the bacteria in your gut be the key to your anemia?
An essential part to Paleo is making sure that you are getting the right amount of key nutrients like iron. What's the gut's role in all this? Find out...
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
The Wheat Series Part 4: Home Invasion
When wheat enters our bodies, it's essentially like a home invasion. Learn how wheat is a master at breaking in and causing all sorts of confusion.
By Trevor Connor, M.S.
The Wheat Series Part 3: Setting Off the Bacterial Alarm Bells – With or Without the Bacteria

The same way viruses mimic our bodies, wheat has evolved ways to “mimic” bacteria, all with the purpose of setting off the immune system alarm bells.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
The Wheat Series Part 1: Wheat and the Immune System

A healthy gut exposed to wheat isn't fine in anyone. Find out how the relationship between wheat and the immune system causes inflammation in our guts.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
The Wheat Series Part 2: Opening the Barrier to Poor Gut Health

While going gluten-free may seem like a fad, it helps avoid health problems caused by intestinal permeability. A Paleo diet can help keep your gut healthy.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Gut Health and Brain Function

Degenerative brain disease is not a genetic inevitability. Research is showing just how strong the brain-gut connection is and how important diet is!

By Nell Stephenson
Wheat Sensitivity: A New Study Shows It’s Not in Your Head, It’s in Your Gut

Do you think you may have a wheat sensitivity that is often dismissed by doctors? Find out about Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity's and new research surrounding the topic.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Eating Disorders, Mental Health, and the Gut Microbiome

With 30 million people in the US suffering from eating disorders, what can we tell from the gut microbial populations and what role does diet play?

By Casey Thaler
Treating Candida with The Paleo Diet

It’s estimated approximately 46,000 cases of healthcare-associated invasive candida occurs each year in the US. Here's how to keep yeast overgrowth at bay.

By Nell Stephenson
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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 J. 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.