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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.

The Truth About Salt and Blood Pressure

Everyone knows that salt restricted diets are helpful for blood pressure, right? Right? As is often the case, the things that “everyone knows” should always be open to more scrutiny. Frankly if it were that easy, why would we not have fixed the blood pressure problem? There is no doubt that there is a link […]

Should You Restrict Salt?

Salt intake is as controversial as water intake and fat intake, but where is the evidence behind the recommendations for dietary restriction.  Sodium chloride (salt) is the most abundant mineral circulating in our blood and is essential for life.  Many people still see salt as something they must avoid for optimal health but this may […]

Don’t Confuse Me With The Facts

A friend of mine is an avid workout guy – at least an hour a day, 5 days a week. He also eats non-fat foods and lots of whole grain cereals and grain products. I recently told him about ancestral nutrition, effective exercise, and their relationship to overall health. He not only blew me off, […]

Paleolithic & Hunter-Gatherer Sleep

Are humans evolved to sleep through the night or is natural sleep bimodal or otherwise fragmented? What can we learn from the sleep of Paleolithic hominins and modern hunter-gatherer societies? Paleo-anatomists studying fossilized skeletons of Australopithecus (3.9-2.9 MYA) and Homo habilis (2.3-1.4 MYA) found they were well adapted to climbing. Although much of their daytime […]

Coronary Artery Calcium Score

Calcium is a chemical element that is essential for living organisms. Most of the calcium within the human body is found in teeth and bone. Small amount, about one percent of total body calcium, is dissolved in the blood. Undissolved calcium is metallic and hard and is difficult to break or cut with a knife. When […]

5 Clues That Leaky Gut May Be at the Root
of Your Health Issues

Considering that chronic diseases such as diabetes, autoimmunity, and liver failure, as well as common symptoms, like eczema, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain, bloating, and muscle/joint pain, can all be caused by leaky gut syndrome (otherwise known as LGS or intestinal permeability), it is imperative that you determine whether it may be occurring in your body. Leaky gut is not well […]

How to Set Your Newborn Up For Lifelong Health
(Part Two)

Last week, I wrote an article about how diet, antibiotics, and method of delivery (vaginal or C-section) play a vital role in establishing your baby’s gut microbiome. This is one of the most important steps towards setting your newborn up for lifelong health. In Part Two, we’ll look at what comes next: feeding your newborn! In utero, […]

Too Many Pills! 5 Health Conditions That May Not Require Prescription Drugs

According to the World Health Organization, the global pharmaceuticals market is worth $300 billion every year, a figure that is expected to rise to $400 billion within three years. The WHO agrees that the current pharmaceutical system has “an inherent conflict of interest between the legitimate business goals of manufacturers and the social, medical and economic […]

Pure Indian Foods Ghee: Great Products and an Interesting Interview with Sandeep Agarwal

Pure Indian Foods ghee is a fifth-generation Indian business, now run in the United States.  My interview with owner Sandeep Agarwal talks about this amazing substance, its history, uses, and the different ghee products made by Pure Indian Foods. To listen in, the podcast link is on my iTunes page or there’s a player at the bottom […]

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