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A comparison between Paleo and Keto

A Keto diet is any diet that puts the body into ketosis, a metabolic state characterized by elevated levels of ketone bodies in the blood or urine. This is achieved by consuming 50 grams of carbohydrates or less per day. Periodic short-term ketosis can be part of The Paleo Diet®, but as a long-term strategy, we do not support it.

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By David Whiteside
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While the Paleo diet and ketogenic diets are often confused, they have important differences that need to be recognized. Read more about the potential drawbacks of a ketogenic diet in today's post.
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Read more about a ketogenic diet & the paleo diet. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about paleo foods, diet plans, paleo recipes & more today!
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The Ketogenic Diet. Is it Paleo?
Read more about the ketogenic diet & find out if it is paleo. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog for more information about the paleo diet, recipes & more!
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Pemmican: A Plains Indians Staple Food that Prevented Protein Poisoning
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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.