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How Fat Babies Develop Healthy Adult Brains

What’s not to love about a fat baby? Bouncy, bonny babies are adorable. But that little cherub wasn’t born chubby just to trigger the human bonding process. Without that full-body

Depression: In the First or the Second Brain?

Today, it is estimated that one out of every five American adults suffers a mental-health condition (43.7 million Americans—more than the combined populations of New York and Florida), and the

Do Paleo Eaters Really Need Supplements?

When you’re eating an ancestral diet rooted in whole foods that are sourced from wild, free-range, and grass-fed sources, it’s natural to wonder whether you even need supplements. While most

Debunking Dogma

For decades, we gave our doctors all authority and power, letting them decide for us what we should eat and how we should prevent or treat different diseases. But today,

Five Surprising Ways to Enhance Your Sleep

You’ve likely heard the standard advice for engineering a good night’s sleep. Pitch-black room? Check. No blue light at night? Got it. Avoid email before bed? Yeah, yeah. But maybe

Are You Eating Too Many Nuts?  

Between nut flours, nut butters, and handfuls of whole tree nuts, Paleo eaters often rely heavily on these plant-based proteins for snacks, meals, baking, and more. But are you creating

Vegetable Feast: Carrottops & Bay Laurel

Frank Hyman has a BS in horticulture and design from NCSU. He was an organic farmer and an Integrated Pest Management scout in the 1980s. He co-founded two community gardens

The Miracle Green: Hemp, CBD, and the Future of Medicine

A version of this article originally appeared in the December 2017 print issue of Paleo Magazine. Hemp grows fast—very fast. The average red maple tree takes anywhere from 10 to 15

Intermittent Fasting: The Default Eating Pattern for Paleo Dieters?

Intermittent fasting (IF), a nutritional strategy that involves fasting for various time intervals, is all the rage these days. Over the past decade, more and more people have jumped on

Taking Back Human: How to Master Your Body in Modern Culture

Just like any participant in the dance of nature, humans tend toward the path of least resistance, and our culture has cleverly begun abandoning the necessity for robust movement as