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Each day, new research brings us a greater understanding of the complexities of nutrition science. We pay attention to these scientific trends and breakthroughs because we understand that science is the key to bolstering and, sometimes, refining the fundamental principles of The Paleo Diet®.

Sugar and Alcohol: Your Liver Can’t Tell The Difference
A recently completed study shows that low-carb diets, such as a Paleo diet, significantly reduce fatty liver, weight and blood sugar in obese patients.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
The End of the Low-Fat Era?
For decades, the US government promoted high-carbohydrate, low-fat diets. With changes to the dietary guidelines on the horizon, is the low-fat era ending?
By Christopher Clark
GMOs: To Be, Or Not To Be
If some foods naturally have GMOs, does it change the argument that Monsanto should not design robo-foods? That all depends on your perspective.
By Casey Thaler
FDA Uses Outdated Science to Control KIND Bar Health Claims
The FDA is forcing KIND, LLC to remove the "healthy" label from their KIND bars, because the fruit and nut bars contain over 1g of saturated fat.
By Christopher Clark
National Nutrition Month and Paleo- Can We Find A Common Ground?
National nutrition month educates people about developing sound eating habits. Find out the best way to share the Paleo diet premise with those around you.
By Nell Stephenson
US Government Poised to Drop Cholesterol Warnings?
After years of touting guidelines warning us not to eat eggs, animal fats, or other foods high in dietary cholesterol, the government may change its course.
By Christopher Clark
Sprouting Truth From the Rubble: The Modern Paleo Diet Template
Paleo diet critics claim that our ancestors ate foods not included in the modern Paleo diet template, but ignore the wealth of research behind it.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
A Bone of Contention: BDA Excludes Bones and Organ Meat
The BDA criticized The Paleo Diet for eliminating food groups, yet the BDA itself excludes nutrient-rich bones and organ meats from its recommended diet.
By Christopher Clark
British Dietetic Association (BDA) Against Adopting The Paleo Diet
The Paleo Diet has come under fire in a recent article by the BDA. However, the BDA failed to note the scientific research The Paleo Diet is based upon.
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Weight Loss Study Underscores Differences Between Fad Diets and Long-Term Lifestyles
A misleading study claims fad diets are most effective for weight loss, but long-term adherence to The Paleo Diet will provide you with optimal health.
By Christopher Clark
Paleo Diet Linked to Decreased Colorectal Cancer
Adhering to The Paleo Diet is linked to decreased risk of colorectal cancer, a new study suggests.
By Christopher Clark
Paleo Detractors Half-Baked Criticisms
Public triumphs of Paleo Diet successes continue to threaten the antiquated low fat, high carbohydrate diets still officially endorsed by the government.
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.