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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is said to occur when a person exhibits at least three of five risk factors (abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol, high blood pressure, high fasting blood sugar). MetS is a significant risk factor for developing conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.

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.
Obesity: The Pandemic Where You Can't Afford to Capsize the Boat
With obesity on the rise and food corporations steering us to fructose what measures can you take against the tide and ensure your health is smooth sailing?
By Casey Thaler
Rage of Ages: Advanced Glycation End Products
Advanced glycation end products naturally form in our bodies from the chemical reaction of sugars with proteins. How can you limit your AGE intake?
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.
The evidence against eating ultra-processed foods continues to mount
A meta-analysis shows conclusively that eating ultra-processed foods correlates with higher rates of mortality. Sugar and salt are potential causes.
By Bill Manci
First Systematic Review of the Paleo Diet
Are dietary guidelines around the world recommending the wrong diet? Our meta-analyses warrant further evaluation of the health benefits of a Paleo diet.
Sugar and Alcohol: Your Liver Can’t Tell The Difference
A recently completed study shows that low-carb diets, such as a Paleo diet, significantly reduce fatty liver, weight and blood sugar in obese patients.
By The Paleo Diet Team
Red Meat, Insulin Sensitivity, and Sage Infused Mushroom Paleo Burgers
Red meat is not a cause of type 2 diabetes and is an invaluable source of high-quality protein and fat, vitamins, and minerals, for those on a Paleo diet.
By Christopher Clark
Fermented Foods for Gut Health
Humans have been eating fermented foods since the time of the Paleolithic, but modern research suggests they may be good for your brain as well as your gut.
By Casey Thaler
Metabolic Syndrome and the Brain
Metabolic syndrome is an increasingly prevalent problem, the risk factors were once thought to be strictly related to obesity, but research shows otherwise.
By Casey Thaler
The Paleo Diet And Gout
Read more about the paleo diet & gout. The Paleo Diet® is your #1 source for paleo diet news, paleo diet recipes, paleo meal plans & food lists.
By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help with Obesity and Metabolic Disorders?
Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential nutrient we need to get in our diet and can help with a variety of conditions including obesity and cognitive decline.
By Casey Thaler
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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.