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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®.

The Paleo Diet Response to Media on Misleading Mice Study Claims

Learn more about the paleo diet & the misleading mice study claims. The Paleo Diet® is your #1 source for paleo food lists, paleo diet plans & more.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Response to Media on Recent Mouse Study

Read our response to media on the recent paleo mouse study. Browse The Paleo Diet® website for paleo plans, paleo diet guidelines & paleo tips today!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Loren Cordain, Ph.D. Response to Mouse Study

Read Loren Cordain’s response to the paleo mouse study. Browse The Paleo Diet® website for paleo cooking tips, easy paleo meals & paleo cookbooks.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
But Is It Even Paleo? A Recent Study Focuses on Macros and Misses the Paleo Diet

Learn more about paleo-approved foods. Browse The Paleo Diet® website to learn more about paleo eating or to browse our selection of paleo recipes!

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Is Your Brain Hardwired for Junk Food?

Scientists have identified how the brain responds to high-calorie foods. Are we wired for junk food? Can a Paleo diet help get our brain on the right track?

By Casey Thaler
“Eating Meat has Known Health Benefits” -- WHO

The World Health Organization’s cancer agency categorized processed meat as carcinogenic and unprocessed red meat as probably carcinogenic. Cause for alarm?

By Christopher Clark
Gluten Free? The Narcissism of Diet Shaming

The New York Times published an op-ed regarding...wait for it - gluten! Has it become the nefarious “sticking point” underlying critical diplomatic issues?

By Christopher Clark
BMJ vs The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee: Does a Healthy Diet Win?

When you’re being hit with dietary recommendations left and right, all contending to be supported by scientific evidence, what is healthy eating, really?

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
The Inuit and The Paleo Diet

New research shows nearly 100% of the Inuit have special gene mutations in fat metabolism vs 2% of Europeans. Does this mean you and Paleo don’t mesh?

By Casey Thaler
New Financial Study: The Smart Money’s On Paleo

Consumers are becoming more educated about nutrition and food manufacturers are keenly watching. What does the future hold for healthy, Paleo eating?

By Christopher Clark
Did Our Paleolithic Ancestors Eat Oats? National Geographic Asks.

The debate if our Paleolithic ancestors consumed oats continues to grow. Find out how their inability to produce fire makes this impossible.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Think Again: Early Modern Humans Did Not Eat Anything They Could Get Their Hands On

Research shows early Modern Humans preferred eating medium and large land animals, rather than marine life or anything else that was close at hand.

By C.J. Hunt
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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 J. 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.