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Sleep

Getting good sleep is as critical to one’s health as choosing the right diet. Timing, nutrition, and your circadian rhythm are all key elements of a good night’s sleep.

The Importance of Sleep for Your Immune System
We often focus on diet and exercise to improve our health and immune system, but the importance of a good night’s sleep can’t be overstated.
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Can A Depleted-Glycogen “Sleep Low” Strategy Improve Your Performance?
Learn if a depleted-glycogen can improve your athletic performance. The Paleo Diet® offers paleo diet plans, paleo dinner, recipes & paleo cookbooks.
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
You Are When You Eat: Circadian Rhythms
Our bodies are directed by circadian rhythms that dictate when we sleep and eat. Timing meals like our Paleolithic ancestors can help keep them in sync.
By Trevor Connor
The Livable Lifestyle with Lauren: How to Sleep Better After the Time Change
Struggling with daylight savings? Here’s how to get your body to adjust to DST quickly this year, so you can really enjoy that sunlight tradeoff.
By Lauren Fellows
Paleo Lifestyle: Restorative Yoga Sequence to Help You Sleep Better
A healthy life goes beyond a healthy diet. The Paleo Diet team recommends restorative yoga sequences which help with digestion and improve quality of sleep.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Circadian Rhythm & Late-Night Eating – An Ancestral Perspective
Check out our latest blog on circadian rhythm & late-night eating. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog for the latest Paleo Diet news, recipes, tips & more!
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Ancestral Clues to Better Sleep and Energy this Winter
Hitting snooze is a morning ritual for a lot of people finding energy to get out of bed. But, while sleeping in feels great, is it what your body needs?
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Easy With That Salt Shaker: The Effect of Dietary Salt On Sleep
Dietary salt leads to increased cortisol levels, and these excess levels affect sleep. Find out how ditching that salt shaker can help you catch some Zs.
By O. H. Okoye
Meditation's Positive Change to Your Brain
If you haven't already considered making meditation a part of your daily Paleo diet routine, I suggest you do so. Meditation has clear health benefits.
By Casey Thaler
How Modern Light Is Causing Sleep Loss and Making Us Sick
Most of us don't realize just how vital proper light cycles are to an optimally healthy life. Modern light affects our sleep-wake cycle, causing sleep loss.
By Casey Thaler
Sleep Loss: Why It's Making You Fat
Sleep loss is cumulative, chronic sleep debt results in changes within the brain, and those that believe they 'adapt' to sleep loss are fooling themselves.
By Casey Thaler
Zzzzz… Paleo Sleeping Surfaces
Interested in learning more about the paleo diet & its health benefits? Browse The Paleo Diet® online for paleo eating tips & diet guides for athletes!
By Kyle Cordain
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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.