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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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Top 10 Paleo Foods for Heart Health
The most important step you can take for a healthy heart is what you put on your plate. Add these ten foods to your Paleo diet menu to promote heart health.
By Nell Stephenson
Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Food Supplements
Can nutrient-dense food supplements fight off gum disease? Alvin Danenberg, D.D.S. tested the effects of three supplements in treating periodontitis.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
How Obstacle Races and Competitions Tap Into Our Ancestral Past
Inspired by how our hunter-gatherer ancestors moved, obstacle races and competitions challenge participants to break out of the traditional exercise mold.
By Stephanie Vuolo
Gall Bladder, Liver, and Pancreas: Health from the Inside Out
By adhering to the naturally low in sugar, high quality foods of The Paleo Diet, the chance of developing diseases in your liver, gall bladder, and pancreas
By Nell Stephenson
Paleo Beauty: DIY Hair, Skin, and Essential Oils
Everything we need to nourish our bodies from the inside out can be found in nature. Some of your Paleo pantry staples make the best beauty products.
By Nell Stephenson
This Is Your Brain On Paleo
When consuming a Western Diet, your brain learns to crave its next “fix.” Adopting a Paleo Diet will not only help to change your body, but also your mind.
By Casey Thaler
A Bone of Contention: BDA Excludes Bones and Organ Meat
The BDA criticized The Paleo Diet for eliminating food groups, yet the BDA itself excludes nutrient-rich bones and organ meats from its recommended diet.
By Christopher Clark
British Dietetic Association (BDA) Against Adopting The Paleo Diet
The Paleo Diet has come under fire in a recent article by the BDA. However, the BDA failed to note the scientific research The Paleo Diet is based upon.
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
Sea Vegetables: A Mineral-Rich Gold Mine
Sea vegetables are more than just a nuisance while swimming in the ocean. Add them to your Paleo menu for a unique and delicious way to get key nutrients.
By Stephanie Vuolo
Can We Ward Off Anemia with The Paleo Diet?
Anemia is most commonly caused by iron and vitamin B12 deficiencies. Since The Paleo Diet is rich in both iron and B12, can it be used to ward off anemia?
By Casey Thaler
Give Your Immune System A Paleo Boost
Winter is upon us and with it comes an increase in colds and flu. Give your immune system a boost with these Paleo foods to keep you healthy and happy.
By Dr. Marc Bubbs
Full Range of Motion Exercise: Part 2
Functional movement is an important part of full range of motion exercise. The simple patterns of our Paleolithic ancestors contribute to overall fitness.
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.