vitamin D

The Paleo Diet Vs. Cancer

The Paleo Diet Vs. Cancer

I know, all of us at Paleo Diet News have written about Cancer before, and how the Paleo Template can potentially be our best defense against the big “C” word. But, over the last few months, I have gathered some new tidbits of information that may be highly complementary in the fight against Cancer. The [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 7

The Paleo Summit is winding down. On this second to last day of the event there are three more educational and informative presentations.Today’s interviews start off with Dr. Cate Shanahan, author of the books “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and “Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating“. Then we have Keith [...]

Sun Exposure Habits of our Paleo Diet Ancestors

    We all know that our exposure to the sun is vastly different from that of our Paleo ancestors. Nearly all of their activity took place outside, under the sky, when the weather was pleasant or at least bearable. Today, most of us spend most of our time indoors under artificial light, unless our [...]

Paleo Diet News: Vitamin D and Sudden Infant Death

Vitamin D deficiency can cause diseases like rickets. Radiograph of a two-year-old rickets sufferer, courtesy of Wikipedia. Some very sombre news reports have highlighted an important issue in the UK media this week: the role of vitamin D deficiency in instances of Sudden Infant Death. This BBC news report notes that there have been calls [...]

Paleo Diet and Sunlight: Can Fear Foster Illness?

As a true pale-skinned Scot committed to the paleo diet and sunlight, I was fascinated to read the beginning of this article in the British Medical Journal.  It’s written by Dr. Des Spence, a general practitioner from Glasgow: Sunlight is relaxing. Our body rewards us for being in the sun, and evolution dictates that everything [...]

Paleo Diet News Review: Perfect Health Diet

The Perfect Health Diet: Four Steps to Renewed Heath, Youthful Vitality, and Long Life, by Drs. Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet, will serve as a stimulating development to traditional and paleo approaches to eating for many.  For those already well-versed in these eating practices, the book explores interesting scientific territory that might otherwise go ignored; most noteworthy is [...]