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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.

Vitamin and nutritional supplements increase chronic disease morbidity (incidence) and mortality (death)
Vitamin or mineral supplements are unnecessary when eating Paleo. Except for fish oil and vitamin D, supplement intake increases your risk of cancer and CVD.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Allergic to Fish
Learn how being allergic to fish can affect The Paleo Diet®. Visit our website for Paleo Diet articles, news, Paleo lunch recipes & Paleo cookbooks.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Impetigo Or Acne
Learn if its impetigo or acne. Visit The Paleo Diet® blog for the latest Paleo recipes, Paleo Diet tips, the latest news, books & more. Browse today!
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Nutrient Deficiencies and Supplementation
Clinicians often see nutrient insufficiencies that promote obesity, ill health and disease. Consuming a Paleo Diet will prevent any nutrient deficiencies.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
On the Chopping Block: A Larger Responsibility to the Paleo Community
Money and greed have tarnished the simple, unadulterated vision of Paleo Diets. It's become a Medusa head of ideas spawned by anyone in the Paleo community.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Dr Cordain answers a question about The Paleo Diet for Athletes
Dr Cordain addresses the use of antioxidants and eating canned fish - a position he changed in the revised Paleo Diet for Athletes
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
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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.