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Whether you're looking for a new family doctor or simply someone to get some solid nutrition advice from, our 800+ member physicians and practitioners (on nearly every continent) are here to help you navigate through the many shades of ancestral health.
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Primal Supper Dining Events

One-of-a-kind dining events located in cities around the world. With farm-to-table, chef interpretations, paleo pop-ups, and even eating wild events you're sure to find an event that will open your eyes to the wonderful world of real food.
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Real Food Recipes

With a focus on real food and ingredients, you're not going to find the latest 16 ingredient gluten-free cake mix here, instead you'll find recipes using quality naturally gluten-free ingredients. Take a look, you might be surprised at how good food can be.
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Speaking Engagements

Many of the physicians and healthcare practitioners listed on Primal Docs are available for speaking engagements and can be booked directly via this site. The topics covered are diverse and vary by member and can be tailored to your audience.

Childhood Stomach Aches Linked with Adult Depression
and Anxiety

Many dismiss childhood stomach aches as a normal part of growing up. However research shows that chronic childhood stomach aches could result in anxiety and depression later in life. A Stanford University researcher found that gastric irritation early in life could pave the way for lifelong psychological problems. Of course, not all childhood stomach aches […]

Healthy Kick-Start or Health Time-Bomb?

The recent government announcement of an extension of a programme which gives children breakfast in school, sponsored by a dairy and a cereal company, throws up several issues and questions for me as a health researcher with a nutrition background. Not all of these issues are directly nutrition-related. There is the issue of why we […]

People in the Southwest Have Stronger Bones Than You

An interesting article that showed up in my e-mail recently was a study just published about prickly pear cactus dried supplements as a source of supplemental calcium. In Mexican women aged 35-55 years old, using dried nopales (the “leaves” or pads of the plant) reduced the incidence of osteopenia and osteoporosis. More mature nopales (135+ […]

Is a Nature Deficit Depressing Kids?

A study by John Guthman, PhD, director of counseling services at Hofstra University, uncovered more severe depression among college students. In 2009, 41% of students counseled at his college were diagnosed with moderate or severe depression, compared to 34% in 1997. Fewer were suicidal, however, perhaps due to improved services or perhaps because being surrounded […]

How Gluten Wreaks Havoc On Your Gut

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the terms gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity and celiac disease tossed around a few dozen times in the past few years. If you spend a lot of time on MindBodyGreen, you already know that consuming gluten can negatively impact your health. What you might be […]

Getting Rid of the Good Stuff… Intentionally

Sugar sells. We all know this. If it weren’t the case, we wouldn’t see so much of it in so many ‘food’ products ranging from those in which it’s screamingly obvious, like candy and cakes, to those where it may be a bit subtler – canned spaghetti sauces or soups. While none of the four […]

I’m Eating Real Food and Not Losing Weight!

Alright, you’ve been trying this “real food” way of eating, and swear you’re following my guidelines to a tee, but you’re not losing weight… Is this you? I’ve had clients who have experienced this before. I’d like to tell you about common roadblocks I’ve seen in my practice, when people are diligently following my real […]

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