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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.

Eggs, cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease

What does the research say about dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease? Are eggs really a cause of many of our health woes?

By Casey Thaler
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
The Role of Sodium and Potassium in Our Diet

The question of how much salt we should eat has become one of the biggest debates in the Paleo community. Read the series to find out!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
The effects of salt substitute on community-wide blood pressure and hypertension
A high-salt diet contributes to hypertension or high blood pressure, but did you know that increasing potassium in your diet can offset some of the effects
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Recent research study challenges the Paleolithic diet’s benefit on gut and cardiovascular health and adds that whole grain sources may be required
A recent study from Australia found the Paleo Diet raises TMAO, but Mark J. Smith show that there may be more politics than results in the study
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Eat Saint Louis Style Pork Ribs, and Reduce your Risk for Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Other Chronic Diseases

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.
Blood Pressure Guidelines

The AHA recently redefined blood pressure guidelines. Following a Paleo lifestyle can help you lower your blood pressure and improve your health. Learn more in today’s post!

By Stephanie Vuolo
Can You “Out-Sprint” Type-2 Diabetes?

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, can provide your body with numerous benefits in a short period of time. Learn more about Paleo for athletes and diabetics in today’s post!

By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Fasting - Ancestral Cure For Diabetes?

Research suggests that incorporating fasting into a Paleo diet can be beneficial in several ways. Learn about the science of fasting in today’s post from The Paleo Diet!

By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Processed, Cured and Smoked Meats: Definitely Not Paleo!

Learn if processed, cured & smoked meats are paleo. Read The Paleo Diet® blog to read more about the paleo diet, paleo diet recipes & meal plans.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Saturated Fat and Omega-6: Should One Replace the Other? Part One

Learn about the pros and cons of saturated fats & omega 6. Should one replace the other and which actually is healthier?

By Christopher Clark
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.
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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.