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Cancer

Cancer refers to a collection of related diseases that develop cellular tumors. These tumors develop when the normal orderly process of cell death and growth breaks down. Then, some of the body’s cells begin to divide uncontrollably and can spread into surrounding tissues.

Thomas Seyfried’s metabolic theory of cancer, and how our ancestral diet could help curtail the disease
Important new discoveries about cancer cells - including their reliance on glucose for fuel, is showing an important role of diet in managing the condition.
By David Whiteside
Physiological Mechanisms: Underlying High Salt Diets and Cancer
Americans are consuming more salt than ever before – learn about the detrimental effects of too much sodium in today's post. Keep up with The Paleo Diet for more information about Paleo foods.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Evolution and High Protein Diets Part 3
There is now a large body of evidence demonstrating that a high protein diet, much like a Paleo Diet, reduces the risk for a variety of diseases.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Artificial Sweeteners: Agents of Insulin Resistance, Obesity and Disease
It’s pretty clear that if we follow the example of our hunter gatherer ancestors, artificial sweeteners should not be part of contemporary Paleo diets.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Flour Fortification with Folic Acid: Good Idea or Bad Idea
FDA’s mandatory folic acid fortification program may be one of the worst blunders in the history of U.S. public health. Folic acid isn't a vitamin, it's a
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Paleolithic aging: Exercise for brain, biceps, and longevity
Evidence is quietly accumulating that our brains and immune systems need exercise as much as our muscles. Find out the facts about Paleolithic aging.
By David Whiteside
Prostate Cancer: Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Strategies for Prevention
What can you do with respect to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle to help reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer?
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Can the Ketogenic Diet Improve Cancer Therapy?
Ketogenic diets are becoming more and more popular – learn about the potential benefits of a ketogenic diet for cancer patients in today's blog from The Paleo Diet.
By Christopher Clark
The Truth About the Coffee-Cancer Link
Popular media sources have been reporting on the link between coffee and cancer – the experts from The Paleo Diet weigh in on the science and health benefits of coffee!
By Jane Dizon
A Rare and Never Before Published Book Chapter Concerning Salt and Cancer
Read chapter two of Dr. Birger Jansson's book linking sodium and cancer here on The Paleo Diet website. Keep up with our blog for Paleo recipes, news, and tips for Paleo lifestyles!
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
One More for the AGES: Dr Cordain Responds to Reader’s Questions about Advanced Glycated End Products
Advanced Glycated End Products are something few have heard of but have a big impact on our health. Dr Cordain answers readers' questions about this antinutrient.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Study Finds Multigenerational Vegetarians Are Genetically Predisposed to Cancer and Heart Disease on a Modern Diet
Learn more about the vegetarian diet & the paleo diet. The Paleo Diet® is your #1 source for paleo vegetarian recipes, simple paleo meal ideas & more.
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.