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Preventative Care

Too often our healthcare focuses on what to do after we get sick. Proper diet and exercise can go a long way to ensuring you never need to visit the doctor for anything besides your regular physical.

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Hunger Pangs? Need to Lose Weight? Try This Vegetable
Studies suggest a diet high in thylakoids from plants such as spinach will decrease food intake, and prevent the need to snack randomly during the day.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Magic Pill for Healthy Living?
The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil cannot be overstated, especially when it comes to the heart. But is EVOO the magic pill for healthy living?
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
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
Grapefruits: The Best Boost for Your Arteries
Grapefruit is a great source of several vitamins. Learn how eating grapefruit can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women.
By Dr. O. H. Okoye
The Wheat Series Part 3: Setting Off the Bacterial Alarm Bells – With or Without the Bacteria
The same way viruses mimic our bodies, wheat has evolved ways to “mimic” bacteria, all with the purpose of setting off the immune system alarm bells.
By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Mind Your Microbes: Gut Health
Fast food has been shown to impact gut health and increase the likelihood of obesity. Adopt a Paleo diet and ‘mind your microbes' to keep your gut healthy.
By Casey Thaler
How Modern Light Is Causing Sleep Loss and Making Us Sick
Most of us don't realize just how vital proper light cycles are to an optimally healthy life. Modern light affects our sleep-wake cycle, causing sleep loss.
By Casey Thaler
Anti-Aging Benefits of The Paleo Diet
Take advantage of a Paleo diet's anti-aging properties by eating clean, healthy whole foods and moving every day. You'll be amazed by how youthful you feel.
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Do I Have To Brush and Floss On A Paleo Diet?
While a Paleo lifestyle can minimize tooth decay, toxins and stresses in the modern world require us to brush and floss on a Paleo diet at least once a day.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Chronic Fatigue and The Paleo Diet
Nutritional deficiencies can contribute to chronic fatigue syndrome and can impact the healing processes. Learn how a nutrient-dense Paleo Diet can help.
By Stephanie Vuolo
Breastfeeding Gluten and Lactose Intolerant Newborns
I was intolerant to wheat, dairy and eggs, and was passing this to my son through breastfeeding. I discovered the Paleo Diet and everything fell into place.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Speeding Up Your Metabolism
Whether your metabolism is fast or slow, you can make vital improvements through a targeted fitness program and a Paleo diet for optimal performance.
By Stephanie Vuolo
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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.