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Protein, how good are beans and quinoa?

We are often recommended to eat protein from plant sources instead of animals. Vegan advocates tell us you can get all the protein you need from plant sources. I don’t have a problem with plant protein, but is it really a good source of high quality protein? My current hobby is powerlifting – and I […]

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Steve Hansen, NZ All Black Rugby coach pushes “food” that contributes to obesity epidemic.

I was watching TV last night, and one of those wonderful adverts with Steven Hansen, possibly the best All Black coach ever came on. Hmm. Would the All Blacks really eat such non-food? The New Zealand All Blacks are the most consistently successful sports team in history over the past 100+ years. Why with all […]

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Carbohydrate density – 2 very cool charts showing low and high carbohydrate foods

  I put these charts together to show you instantly how carbohydrate dense a food is. If you are cutting down your carbohydrates – as Simon Gault the chef did in the documentary series “Why Are We Fat?” in order to reverse his type 2 diabetes, it makes it far easier to do this if […]

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Itchy fluid filled blisters – hands and feet or dyshidrotic eczema, pompholyx, what may get rid of it

Dyshidrotic eczema or Pompholyx is a form of eczema that occurs on hands and feet. It can also be called Cheiropompholyx Dyshidrosis Foot-and-hand eczema Pompholyx Vesicular eczema Palmoplantar eczema This is a fairly common form of eczema that causes small, intensely itchy blisters on the edges of the fingers, toes, palms, and soles of the […]

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How did Simon Gault lose weight and shrink his pancreas and liver fat? In “Why Are We Fat?”

If you watched the series called “Why Are We Fat?” on Prime TV in New Zealand over the last 3 weeks, you would have followed Chef Simon Gault’s journey as he talked to experts around the world in a bit to find out why we have an epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Note: […]

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Paleo a fad diet? Not so fast: Paleo diet clinical studies

Clinical Studies Lindeberg S, et al. A Palaeolithic diet improves glucose tolerance more than a Mediterranean-like diet in individuals with ischaemic heart disease. Diabetologia, 2007. Osterdahl M, et al. Effects of a short-term intervention with a paleolithic diet in healthy volunteers. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2008. Jonsson T, et al. Beneficial effects of a […]

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