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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.

Why Diet Sodas Are THE WORST

Sugar-free sodas, teas and sport drinks are marketed as the right choice for anyone trying to lose weight or control their diabetes. These diet drinks are normally flavored with artificial sweeteners like saccharine (Sweet N Low), sucralose (Splenda) or aspartame (Equal). There has been a long-standing diet soda debate over whether they’re healthier than regular […]

Insomnia: 12 Reasons Why You May Not Be Sleeping at Night

Sleep is arguably one of the most important things we do, next to breathing, eating, and drinking. In fact, studies show that people who skimped on sleep had an increased chance of developing diabetes1, obesity, heart disease and Alzheimer’s2. That’s how important it is to a functioning human body. But in our modern world, so […]

“We No Longer Suggest Avoiding Saturated Fats Per Se …”

The story of saturated fats and their proposed association with coronary heart disease is bewildering. Although it illustrates the great power of public health authorities and the food industry, it tragically exposes the frailty of governmental handling of health issues. When dietary and lifestyle recommendations don’t rely on solid scientific evidence, the outcome may be disastrous. Further damage may result from […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Leaky Gut: Part II

Did you miss my first Leaky Gut Article? Read more here! So now you may be wondering if you have leaky gut…  Food allergies, toxins, sugar, antibiotics, parasites and stress can wreak havoc with your gastrointestinal system, upsetting the balance in your intestine as well as allowing harmful substances to enter the system. Gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or abdominal […]

Ele-Mental Health

One need only look at the first several rows periodic table to find some elements essential to good mental health. Human brains need minerals to function normally, and a diet high in processed foods will lower mineral content, so that mineral levels in the body suffer. A recent paper reviews many minerals and how they […]

Keeping Your Breasts Healthy Naturally

In light of breast cancer awareness month I’d like to talk a little bit about keeping your girls healthy and happy and cancer-free. The fact is that there are lots of simple things you can do to stay healthy and help prevent breast cancer.  Simple changes can really add up – but don’t forget the […]

Are Homeopathic Remedies Paleo?

This was a question asked recently by blog reader based in Venezuela. Her doctor had also asked her to take coenzyme Q10, but all the capsules she could find had soy lecithin or rice flour; she wanted to know where she could find it from nature? Let’s address the CoQ10 first, as it’s a bit more […]

How to Stick to the Autoimmune Paleo Template

So you’ve either just gotten the results back from your food sensitivity test or your practitioner has recommended the autoimmune protocol, to manage your autoimmunity. The autoimmune Paleo template comes as a shock to many due its strict limitations and compliance can be tough. The trick to sticking to the autoimmune protocol  is understanding how to work with your mind […]

Functional Thyroid Lab Testing

I see patients all the time in my practice that tell me they have low thyroid symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, depression, cold hands and cold feet. If the TSH test doesn’t show up out of range on a conventional thyroid blood test the typical response from the average medical doctor will be […]

Nutrient Power: The Walsh Research Institute

Last summer I stumbled upon the work of Dr. William Walsh of the Walsh Research Institute, when he was interviewed by Dave Asprey on the Bulletproof Podcast. I was instantly struck with Dr. Walsh’s character; his authenticity, accessibility and humanitarian stance, as well as the groundbreaking scientific work that he has been doing for more than 30 years. He is […]

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