RESEARCH PAPERS A selection of some of the most interesting research papers relating to ancestral health. ANCESTRAL HEALTH GENERAL The Nutritional Characteristics of a Contemporary Diet Based Upon Paleolithic Food Groups by Loren Cordain PhD Metabolic and physiologic improvements from consuming a paleolithic, hunter-gatherer type diet. L A Frassetto, M Schloetter, M Mietus-Synder, R C Morris & A Sebastian Comparison with ancestral diets suggests dense acellular carbohydrates promote an inflammatory microbiota, and may be the primary dietary cause of leptin resistance and obesity by Ian Spreadbury The original human diet is good for people with diabetes by Lindeberg, S, Jönsson, T, Granfeldt, Y, Borgstrand, E, Soffman, J, Sjöström, K, and Ahrén, B. Adaptation to the conditions of existence by F.A.J. Muskiet Clinical Experience of a Diet Designed to Reduce Aging by Ron Rosedale M.D., Eric C. Westman, M.D, M.H.S, John P. Konhilas, PhD. THE ROLE OF CARBOHYDRATES IN DISEASE Nutrition and Alzheimer’s disease: the detrimental role of a high carbohydrate diet by Stephanie Seneff, Glyn Wainwright and Luca Mascitelli. The Toxic Effects of Sugar by Luc Tappy Secrets of the lac operon. Glucose hysteresis as a mechanism in dietary restriction, aging and disease. Mobbs CV, Mastaitis JW, Zhang M, Isoda F, Cheng H, Yen K. GUT HEALTH Mechanisms of Disease: the role of intestinal barrier function in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal autoimmune diseases by Alessio Fasano and Terez Shea-Donohue VITAMIN D Calcium, vitamin D, milk consumption, and hip fractures: a prospective study among postmenopausal women CANCER Cancer as a metabolic disease: implications for novel therapeutics RESOURCESWebsites Books Web articles of interest Films/video clips Medical articles/research papers Magazines Events Search for: FOLLOW PAST PRESENT PALEO Facebook Twitter For a list of Paleo-friendly suppliers and products see the Resources and Suppliers page.