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Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of conditions that all involve a breakdown in normal insulin function. Type I diabetes is an autoimmune condition where pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin are destroyed. In type II diabetes, patients develop insulin resistance. Both conditions can lead to uncontrolled blood glucose levels

How exercise and diet can reverse type 2 diabetes
The medical community traditionally states type 2 diabetes is a life-long condition, but new research shows it may be reversible with the right combination of diet and exercise.
By Aimee McNew
Does a Low-Salt Diet Cause Insulin Resistance?
There's a belief in the Paleo world that a low-salt diet leads to insulin resistance, but the science shows the exact opposite - a high-salt diet causes it.
By Trevor Connor
Healthy Aging: Can Diet Help You Prepare for the Hidden Costs of Medicare?
Are you having to delay retirement despite being on Medicare? A Paleo lifestyle will not only help you age healthier, but lower your medical bills.
By David Whiteside
Diabetes researchers still recommend pills and surgery instead of a healthy diet
A healthy diet has been proven to have an impact on diabetes, though some mainstream dietitians are recommending pills and surgery over dietary changes. Read the full story from The Paleo Diet here.
By David Whiteside
New Diabetes Study: Nutritional Researchers Still Divided on Diet-Based Approaches Part 1
A recent study addresses the current research regarding diet and diabetes. Learn more here, and follow The Paleo Diet for the latest Paleo news and research!
By David Whiteside
Healthy Aging: Increased Awareness of Paleo Diet Implications for Alzheimer’s Is a MUST
Learn how eating a proper diet can help you age better and avoid conditions associated with aging like neurodegeneration.
By David Whiteside
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
Is Sugar Addictive?
Learn about the downsides of sugar & the paleo diet. The Paleo Diet® is your go-to source for all things paleo. Browse our website for recipes & more!
By Casey Thaler
Better Resting Leptin Levels in Diabetics on a Paleo Diet
Learn how the paleo diet can help those with diabetes. Browse The Paleo Diet® website for paleo diet information, paleo recipes & meal plans today!
By Maelán Fontes
Leptin: More Than Just a Satiety Hormone
What’s the buzz about leptin? The hormone prompting us to think obesity or starvation, is the arch nemesis to losing weight, healing inflammation and CVD.
By Nell Stephenson
Soy, Sugar's Cohort in Causing Obesity
If America is serious about reversing degenerative diseases, soy must share the spotlight with sugar as one of the villains behind our obesity pandemic.
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.