The very premise of the Paleo diet would seem to preclude supplementation, right? Well, that depends because as a clever Paleo Magazine reader, you’re probably aware that one person’s definition of Paleo can be vastly different from another person’s. Maybe someone is simply looking to lose weight and transitioned from low carb to Paleo based on a friend’s advice. Another person may be more into ancestral lifestyles, maybe even incorporating many
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About the Author: Kamal Patel
Kamal Patel is the director of Examine.com, a compendium of scientific research on nutrition and supplementation. He's a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and is on hiatus from a PhD in nutrition in which he researched the link between diet and chronic pain. He has published peer-reviewed articles on vitamin D and calcium as well as a variety of clinical research topics. Kamal has also been involved in research on fructose and liver health, mindfulness meditation, and nutrition in low income areas.