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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.

Autoimmune Disease: Drawing the Lines of Defense

Is adopting a Paleo diet the only way to avoid the onslaught of processed foods and food additives that are causing a wide range of autoimmune diseases?

By Stephanie Vuolo
Mind Your Microbes: Gut Health

Fast food has been shown to impact gut health and increase the likelihood of obesity. Adopt a Paleo diet and ‘mind your microbes' to keep your gut healthy.

By Casey Thaler
Paleo Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Are Emulsifiers to Blame?

Common food additives, called emulsifiers, could be contributing to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. Avoid exposure with true Paleo foods.

By Stephanie Vuolo
Can Paleo Improve Low Mood & Depression?

There is no “magic bullet” to fix depression. By addressing blood sugar and other imbalances, a Paleo diet can aid the body in supporting positive mood.

By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Probiotics, Paleo, and Gut Health

Adopting a Paleo lifestyle promotes a healthy gut microbiome, but certain medical conditions require additional supplementation of natural probiotics.

By Christopher Clark
Fermented Foods for Gut Health

Humans have been eating fermented foods since the time of the Paleolithic, but modern research suggests they may be good for your brain as well as your gut.

By Casey Thaler
How the Paleo Lifestyle Protects Against Food Allergies

Did hunter-gatherers have food allergies or is this a relatively novel phenomena. Learn what our gut health has to do with it and how to overcome allergies.

By Christopher Clark
Milk Allergies and The Paleo Diet

Brazilian cattle breeders claim is based on data that BCM-7 alone would be the "villain" in milk, but milk allergies are a multifactorial health problem.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Foods to Heal a Leaky Gut

A diet rich in SAD foods can contribute to gut dysbiosis or leaky gut which can lead to autoimmune disorders, chronic fatigue, IBS, diabetes, and rashes.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Capsaicin and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr. Cordain answers why capsaicin, a product that reduces the inflammation, can actually increase chronic inflammation.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Paleo Diet Guide to Keep Your Gut Healthy for the Holidays

Don't let stomach issues ruin your Paleo holiday celebrations. Get the Paleo Diet 7 Tips to keep your gut healthy and happy all season long.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Your Microbiome and Obesity

The emerging link between an unhealthy gut microbiome and obesity makes it more evident that adopting a Paleo diet is the best path to health.

By Casey Thaler
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.