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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.

Avocado's Cancer Fighting Fat

Recently, research revealed molecules derived from avocados could aid in fighting cancer. Should we regularly consume avocados as part of a Paleo Diet®?

By Casey Thaler
Fighting Cancer, Autism, and Neurodegenerative Diseases One Molecule at a Time

When your mother told you to eat your vegetables, she was right. Sulforaphane helps protect the brain and is found in many vegetables eaten on a Paleo Diet.

By Casey Thaler
Selenium Supplementation and The Paleo Diet

Selenium is essential to thyroid function and the immune system. Common Paleo Diet foods make it easy to consume the recommended amount of selenium per day.

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 and Breast Cancer Prevention: Is There a Link?

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you might wonder if adopting a Paleo lifestyle can help prevent something as widespread as this disease.

By Nell Stephenson
Breast Cancer and other Cancers: Diseases of Western Civilization?

Learn more about breast cancer & other cancers in the western civilization. Visit The Paleo Diet® website for Paleo news, articles & recipes today!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
We address a study linking Omega-3 fatty acids to prostate cancer

A recent study claimed that consuming high levels omega-3 fatty acids are linked to prostate cancer. The Paleo Diet® team addresses this claim.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
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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.