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Current News

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®.

First Systematic Review of the Paleo Diet

Are dietary guidelines around the world recommending the wrong diet? Our meta-analyses warrant further evaluation of the health benefits of a Paleo diet.

Sugar and Alcohol: Your Liver Can’t Tell The Difference

A recently completed study shows that low-carb diets, such as The 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
Research Suggests Magnolia Flower Could Be the Cure To Cancer

According to a breakthrough study by researchers in Alabama, a chemical found in the magnolia plant offers a chemotherapeutic effect on certain cancers.

By Dr. O. H. Okoye
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FDA Uses Outdated Science to Control KIND Bar Health Claims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.
The Dark Side of the Food Industry

The ills of the food industry are vast, but no one in the food industry bats an eye at our skyrocketing healthcare costs. Can the Paleo community help?

By Casey Thaler
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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.