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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.
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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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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.

Your Brain on Omega 3

One of the major differences between our post-industrial diets and the evolutionary and traditional foods of our past is in the kinds of fat we eat. One huge change has to do with the polyunsaturated fatty acids (or PUFAs), which come in several varieties, but most commonly omega 6 and omega 3. PUFAs are “essential fats,” […]

No Need to Go Gluten-Free?

Unless you have celiac disease or a doctor’s diagnosis of a gluten intolerance, gluten-free is a difficult diet that’s not necessary”, said assistant professor of medicine at NYU, Roshini Rajapaksa, MD in a recent issue of Health Magazine. (incidentally, why that publication is called “Health” is beyond me, but I’ll try to keep from going […]

Misinformation

A post that is likely of more interest to my Kiwi viewers, but one which happens all too often right around the world, and an example of why we need to be just a little careful at taking health authorities at face value. This post also serves as a bit of a “please explain”. “Please […]

Is dairy paleo? (part 2) Revising history with new perspectives on flocks of goats, femur bones and feckless nutritionism

Last week I told you that I find the research suggesting milk may not be good for us very unconvincing. This week we continue the conversation by asking the question When did dairying begin? If it began in the Paleolithic era, as I believe, then our genes have been depending on these nutrients for thousands […]

Join the Primal Docs LinkedIn Group

A lot of you already follow Primal Docs on Facebook and Twitter, but I just recently created a LinkedIn group as well. Some folks like LinkedIn as it’s more a professional networking site as opposed to all of the fun and games on Facebook and Twitter. So in an effort to reach out to more […]

The Rise—and Fall? — of American Health

Early drafts of our book, Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat from Scribner, began with an exploration of which factors are most important for health, based on human longevity, mortality, and morbidity in different cultures at different times. This is a fascinating topic. Dan […]

Inflammation. Why is it Bad?

I use the term inflammation a lot. It’s one of those buzzwords that we all throw around in my industry, and because we encounter it so often, we expect everyone to know exactly what it means. While there is an obvious definition to inflammation–swelling–when it happens inside your body, it is much more insidious and […]

11 Simple Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Eat more potassium rich vegetables and low glycemic fruits such as avocados, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, onions, cabbage, lettuces, tomatoes, and berries. Try to eat 4-6 cups per day for best results. Lower inflammation by eating quality fats such as grassfed organic ghee, organic grass fed butter , virgin coconut oil, olive oil (non-heated), and fat […]

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