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Mental Health

The Paleo Diet® supports brain and gut health. Eating anti-inflammatory foods, regular exercise and mediation reduce stress and support mental health.

Carbs Wreck the Brain

Carbs, especially the simple, man-made kind, are no doubt 21st-cenury man’s favorite dietary indulgence. Do you crave broccoli? Or kale? I doubt it.

By Casey Thaler
Schizophrenia and The Paleo Diet

With a growing rate of schizophrenia worldwide, any measures that may help improve this, should be considered - could adopting a Paleo lifestyle help?

By Casey Thaler
The Reality of Food Addiction

Can food be addictive? The short answer, is yes. Food addiction is widespread, from the increasing obesity pandemic, to junk food marketing slogans.

By Casey Thaler
Can Paleo Reduce Stress

Recently my husband contracted bronchitis, then stress from work created heart palpation, shortness of breathe, dizziness, etc. Can paleo reduce stress?

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Quit Getting Tricked Into Sugar

Corporate food giants are spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year to get you hooked on sugar. How can you be proactive and quit sugar for good?

By Casey Thaler
The Reality of Food Addiction: Recharged

While some scientists are denying that food addiction exists, it's obvious that overeating is a common problem. Learn how a Paleo diet can break the cycle.

By Casey Thaler
Is Distracted Eating Sabotaging Your Health?

Constantly being on the go and plugged in to technology influences your food choices. Can distracted eating ruin your health even if you're eating Paleo?

By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Boost Your Brain: Dopamine and Diet

To maximize dopamine levels, avoid sugar and poor-quality fat and opt instead for the healthy, Omega-3 fatty acids found in abundance on a Paleo Diet.

By Casey Thaler
Caffeine and the Brain: Part 2

In Part 1, we looked at how caffeine has become a universal habit and why it can be detrimental to achieving maximal health, this is the rest of the story.

By Casey Thaler
Alzheimer's Disease and The Paleo Diet

The UCLA study suggests the potential lifestyle changes and dietary changes which may prevent or even reverse the devastation of Alzheimer's disease.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Gluten and The Brain

Gluten-free diets like the Paleo Diet gain popularity with recent studies showing correlation to gastrointestinal symptom improvement, autism, and diabetes.

By Casey Thaler
The Paleo Diet and Autism

What does diet have to do with a neurological development of a disorder like Autism and how can following a Paleo Diet provide life changing benefits?

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.