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Whether you're looking for a new family doctor or simply someone to get some solid nutrition advice from, our 900+ 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.

Gum Disease and the Sun

You’ve heard many times that exposure to the sun causes cancer. That’s what everybody tells us. That’s true for repeated sunburn and overexposure. But, our bodies are designed to use the sun’s UVB rays to make vitamin D3 in our skin through an efficient and natural way. We should not deny our bodies of what […]

How Inflammation and Pain Affect Your Sleep

We are mid-way through this 12-part series discussing causes of disrupted sleep. Research indicates that lack of sleep can take years off your life and lead to major health concerns. Understanding and addressing what is preventing you from getting good sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health. The 12 possible causes […]

What “Paleo” Means to Me

“What is Paleo?” It’s a question I get asked a lot. I find that often the person asking has some pre-conceived notion of what Paleo is (and they usually don’t have the highest opinion of it), and a lot of what I say to them has to work to overcome that initial bias. Hopefully more […]

Minimize Blue Light from Your Gadgets

Then when you turn the lights off you toss and turn frustratingly into the wee hours of the morning, glancing constantly at the bright blue numbers on your alarm clock just inches from your face. You’re not alone – Americans are alarmingly insomniatic and sleep-deprived these days. The CDC says insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic […]

Heal Your Microbiome If You Want Clear Skin

It’s easy to forget that your skin is a vital functioning organ. With an average surface area of more than 21 square feet and 6% to 10% of your body weight, your skin is actually your largest organ! Part of your integumentary system, which also consists of your hair and nails, your skin can say […]

The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Your Gut Bacteria…

Did you know that the bacteria in your gut and gut bacteria has a huge effect on your immune system? Your gut houses 70 percent of your immune system. Gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) reside in the gastrointestinal tract, and these lymphoid tissues produce antibodies that fight bacteria, viruses, parasites, and […]

Anywhere You Go, You Can Move

Got feet? Got legs? Got a body? Ah! Then you’ve got all you need to keep moving wherever you are, whether you’re on a tropical island vacation, on top of a snow-dusted mountain or in an urban jungle during your lunch hour. Set aside any travel during the year you may engage in for sport; […]

The New Health Rules: A Conversation with Dr. Frank Lipman

My friend and colleague, Dr. Frank Lipman, recently published a new book, The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness. This beautiful little book is full of practical advice and actionable steps you can take to transform your physical, mental, and spiritual health–everything from the foods you eat to the colors with which you surround yourself. […]

Everything in Moderation

The first time I suggested to Stan that he might improve his obesity, diabetes, and irritable bowel by eliminating grains from his diet, he thought it over seriously. He took the suggestion home to his wife, somewhat of a gourmet chef, who dismissed the idea of eliminating an entire portion of the palate. “That’s ridiculous, […]

Fiber on LCHF Diets: Benefits for Weight Loss and Beyond

Over the past few months, several women have contacted me  expressing frustration at being unable to lose weight despite strictly following a LCHF diet. When I ask whether they’re including high-fiber plants like brussels sprouts, berries, nuts, and dark chocolate, the response is typically, “I avoid those because they’re so high in carbs. I limit […]

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