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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.

Obesity, Hyperglycemia, Pro-inflammatory Immune Function, and COVID-19

How does obesity, even metabolic obesity, relate to your immune system? Can diet help you fight COVID-19? Author of The DeFlame Diet for Immune Health David Seaman explains.

By David Seaman, D.C., M.S.
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
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
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
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 The Paleo Diet, significantly reduce fatty liver, weight and blood sugar in obese patients.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
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.
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
Skin Tags

Learn more about skin tags & where they come from. The Paleo Diet® is your online source for Paleo Diet foods, recipes, tips & more. Visit our website!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Q&A: Whey Protein And Its Effect On Insulin

Whey protein is one of the key factors along with lactose in dairy products that likely causes insulin resistance. Whey consumption is correlated to acne.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
The Role Of Insulin Resistance In The Development Of Myopia

We are reviewing the subject of etiology of myopia, and we are planning a large epidemiological study in Colombia to be performed next year, including 5340

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
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.