It’s hard to deny that one of the most popular diet programs right now is Paleo. According to Google, it is the most searched diet program over the years. From the looks of it, Paleo would not be slowing down anytime soon. To make the most out of your Paleo journey, it is important that you are yourself with the appropriate information. What better way to start your research on Paleo than with the man who started the movement? One name that you should be familiar about as a Paleo practitioner is Loren Cordain.
Who is Loren Cordain?
Dr. Loren Cordain is a scientist who is an expert in the field of exercise physiology and nutrition. He is also a professor for the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is also recognized as the world’s foremost authority on the evolutionary basis of diet and disease. He’s the world’s leading expert on the human diet that revolved around our Stone Age ancestors along with the associated benefits for the modern man.
Of course, Loren Cordain is a known advocate and pretty much one of the founding fathers of the Paleo Diet. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed abstracts and articles about the health benefits of Paleo eating. Many of his works has appeared on the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, British Journal of Nutrition, and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
The Books of Dr. Loren Cordain
If you really want to dig deep into the Paleo lifestyle, there’s no better way than to read the books published by Dr. Loren Cordain. Here’s a breakdown of some of his best works:
• The Paleo Diet Revised (2010) – this is a quintessential book for any Paleo practitioner. The book contains many of Cordain’s medical research with a healthy dose of practical tips, recipes, and individual anecdotes. The book is designed to help make the diet more sustainable.
• The Paleo Diet for Athletes (2012) – the book specifically targets runners, triathletes and serious amateur athletes who are interested to make the most out of Paleo. You’ll get specific guidelines about the best pre and post workout nutrition along with tasty recipes.
• The Paleo Diet Cookbook (2010) – eating Paleo doesn’t mean that you are stuck with bland foods. Spice up your Paleo journey with these amazing recipes provided by Dr. Loren Cordain himself.