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Supplements

Ideally, you should get as many of the key nutrients you need from the foods you eat. If you need to supplement, that’s often a sign of poor dietary habits. There are only a few cases where supplementing may be beneficial. Let us explain those exceptions.

Nell’s Corner: Why bone broth is nature's best recovery drink
Instead of turning to expensive, supplementary products to replenish lost nutrients after exercise, try nature's recovery drink: bone broth.
By Nell Stephenson
Vitamin D: One of the Few Supplements Paleo Dieters May Require
Learn more about The Paleo Diet & how a Vitamin D supplement can help. The Paleo Diet® is your source for paleo diet supplement news & paleo recipes.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
The Dangers of Artificial Folic Acid
Learn about the dangers of artificial folic acid & the paleo diet. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog for more paleo diet information, paleo recipes & more.
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Ancestral Foods for Antioxidant Health
Learn how the paleo diet can help you maintain antioxidant health. Browse The Paleo Diet® website for the latest in paleo news, recipes & more!
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Vitamin D and Omega-3 Supplements on The Paleo Diet
How important are vitamin D and omega-3 fats? Our hunter-gatherer ancestors didn't supplement with them, but does a Paleo diet sufficiently provide enough?
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Carnitine Levels and Muscle Boosters 
Before heading to the vitamin shop to stock up on carnitine supplements, make sure your diet is a balanced Paleo approach including meat, fish, and poultry.
By Nell Stephenson
New Study Casts Further Doubt on Anti-Aging Supplements
Supplementation is not only costly, but a dangerous game. Dietary anti-aging supplements are expensive and unnecessary. Stay young and healthy with Paleo.
By Christopher Clark
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
Balancing Migraine Pain with a Paleo Diet
Migraine pain may be a disease of imbalance. A balanced Paleo diet more attune with our evolutionary make-up can help ease migraine pain without medication.
By Trevor Connor
Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Food Supplements
Can nutrient-dense food supplements fight off gum disease? Alvin Danenberg, D.D.S. tested the effects of three supplements in treating periodontitis.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Selenium Supplementation and The Paleo Diet
Selenium is essential to thyroid function and the immune system. Common Paleo Diet foods make it easy to consume the recommended amount of selenium per day.
By Christopher Clark
Damage Control: Glucose Metabolite and HDL Cholesterol
Are drugs the answer to preventing damage of HDL cholesterol by glucose metabolite or can adopting Paleo Diet promote balance without drug supplementation?
By Christopher Clark
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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.