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The latest from The Paleo Diet®, just for you.

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Meet the Paleo Writing Team

Our writers bring you the latest in nutrition science, lifestyle content, and delicious Paleo recipes.
Meet The Experts
Trevor Connor

Trevor Connor is the CEO of The Paleo Diet, and a nutritionist and physiologist by training. He was Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student at Colorado State University.

Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Founder of The Paleo Diet

Dr. Cordain is the founder of The Paleo Diet.

Lorrie Cordain
Co-founder of The Paleo Diet

Lorrie Cordain co-founded The Paleo Diet alongside her husband, Dr. Loren Cordain.

Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer

Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., is a leading expert on Paleo nutrition and a health and conditioning coach.

Chris Case
Chief Operating Officer

Chris received his B.A. in neuroscience and art/art history, and his M.A. in journalism.

Lauren Fellows
Recipes Editor

Lauren Fellows has four years of experience editing Paleo recipes, so she knows all the sneaky ingredients that are and are not Paleo—plus, all the controversial foods, too!

Nell Stephenson

Nell Stephenson has been an advocate for The Paleo Diet since 2011, and is the co-author of The Paleo Diet Cookbook.

Dr. Marc Bubbs

Dr. Marc Bubbs is a naturopathic doctor, author, and performance nutrition consultant for a portfolio of professional and Olympic athletes.

Bill Manci

Bill Manci is the president of a fisheries and aquaculture consulting company. He's worked with The Paleo Diet since 2002.

Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark is an entrepreneur, food writer, and business owner with years of experience in The Paleo Diet world.

David Whiteside

David Whiteside devotes his time to researching and promoting awareness of Paleo and ancestral dieting in the senior community.  

David Seaman

Dr. David Seaman has been writing about chronic inflammation for 25 years. He wrote the first published scientific article about how diet can induce inflammation and promote pain.

Casey Thaler

Casey Thaler is a certified personal trainer and nutrition specialist.

The Paleo Diet® Team

The Paleo Diet® team comprises a group of scientists, journalists, and recipe creators who stay at the forefront of nutrition science, specifically Paleolithic nutrition. Our hope is to bring you the latest news and research to help you understand how to follow the diet, optimize your health, and eat nutritious and delicious Paleo meals..

Maelán Fontes

Maelán Fontes is a researcher and PhD student at the Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sweden.

Stephanie Vuolo

Stephanie Vuolo is a Certified Nutritional Therapist.

O. H. Okoye

Dr. Obianuju Helen Okoye is a US Health Care Consultant.

Jane Dizon

Jane is a health, fitness, and nutrition enthusiast and blogger.

Eirik Garnas

Eirik Garnas is a nutritionist, blogger, writer for several health websites and magazines, and personal trainer.

C.J. Hunt

C.J. Hunt is a writer and broadcaster who has covered diet and nutrition.

Dr. David M. Brady

Dr. David M. Brady is a leading naturopathic medical doctor and expert on fibromyalgia.

Alfie Mueeth

Alfie Mueeth specializes in Indian Paleo recipes.

Woodrow C. Monte, Ph.D.

Dr. Monte is a leading expert on food-borne diseases and food additive safety.

Paul Vandyken

Paul Vandyken is a personal trainer and nutrition coach.

Sara Toole

Sara Toole is a marketing expert with a passion for nutrition and healthy living.

Chris Lesley
Guest Writer

This post was guest written by Chris Lesley, the editor-in-chief at Chickens And More.

Aimee McNew
Lifestyle writer

Johnathan David
Guest Contributer

Johnathan David has been a reptile hobbyist since childhood. He has years of experience in herpetoculture, is an editor at Everything Reptiles and is a wildlife biologist.

Felicia Lim
Recipe Writer

I’m Felicia and I have been developing gluten-free and Paleo recipes for the past 5 years.

Emily Rumsey
Production Assistant

Emily Rumsey joined The Paleo Diet® in the summer of 2020 as a production assistant. She recently graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a BA in Journalism.

Jess Case

Jess Case is a professional chef and baker, graphic designer, and craftsperson.

Jessica Resendez
Lifestyle Writer

Jessica has over five years of writing experience from food and health to culture and community. Her path to the Paleo Diet came after discovering the many lifestyle benefits of cleaner eating.

Wendy Farrell
Guest Contributor

Wendy L. Farrell, M.S.Ed received her Master’s in Education in Exercise and Sports Science from Colorado State University in 1987 with Dr. Loren Cordain.

Jennafer Ashley
Recipe Writer

I have been in the recipe developing, food styling and food photography business for over 5 years and it is truly a passion of mine.

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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.