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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to a collection of often related diseases that affect the cardiovascular system. They include heart and blood vessel disease, heart attacks, strokes, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm), and heart valve problems.

Heart Disease, Stress, and Nanoparticles

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick proposes that arterial plaques result from endothelial dysfunction brought on by stress. Read more about his research at The Paleo Diet®.

By David Whiteside
Why Saint Louis Style Pork Ribs Are So Healthy

St. Louis style pork ribs come from the healthiest part of the pig. Dr. Cordain of The Paleo Diet explains why their high menaquinone content may help your health in today’s entry.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Dietary Salt Impairs the Endothelial Glycocalyx: The Most Important Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor You May Never Have Heard About

Learn more about dietary salt & the paleo diet. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about the paleo diet, paleo foods & health benefits today!

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
Which Diet Best Supports Heart Health?
The American Heart Association (AHA) encourages a healthy diet to fight heart disease. Does the AHA diet promote heart health better than a Paleo diet?
By Christopher Clark
Top 10 Paleo Foods for Heart Health

The most important step you can take for a healthy heart is what you put on your plate. Add these ten foods to your Paleo diet menu to promote heart health.

By Nell Stephenson
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.