Apologies to all our Northern Hemisphere friends. But this is New Zealand, and...
The latest issue of North and South is out today. It has several excellent articles on the Paleo diet and lifestyle. There are several articles, all are balanced and provide a good overview of the paleo diet and lifestyle: Graham Adams introduces the paleo lifestyle principles, “Is mimicking the diet and habits of a caveman [...]
If you are a New Zealander, you might want to listen in: Marlene Zuk, who wrote the book Paleo Fantasy is being interviewed by veteran Kill Hill this Saturday on her morning show. at 11.05 am Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live An exposé of pseudoscientific myths about [...]
The appalling ignorance of nutrition by Medical Doctors: Jessie’s story from sickness to health by eating real food.
A little while back Jessie from Australia sent me an email asking to sign a petition to stop the Heart Foundation from promoting margarine and processed food, food that had contributed to her own ill-health: “Hi Julianne, I love your site, eating this way has absolutely changed my life. I was very very unwell and [...]
In my last post I outlined how gluten triggered an immune reaction and damaged the gut cells in genetically predisposed people. In this post I will look at studies that show gluten grains are not the only food to cause problems for those with celiac: Casein and dairy products can inflame the gut Non gluten [...]
I’m working on a new post on diet and celiac disease. In the meantime here is an update on the state of Paleo eating in my home New Zealand, and information on seminars and resources. The Paleo Diet is soaring in popularity in New Zealand as it is on other countries, primarily in the main [...]
Celiac disease: Why your body thinks gluten is a nasty invasive antigen or ‘bug’. And how – if you keep eating gluten a vicious cycle of damage will ensue. In this post I will set the scene for future posts on dietary strategies to treat celiac disease. A number of recent studies have shown that [...]
Low-glycemic (lower carb) diet improves blood sugar, insulin and diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes
Today’s post is just a quick cut and paste. (I’m head down writing at the moment as I’m doing post grad nutrition science papers, currently ‘advanced disease and nutrition’ paper – I’ll be sharing some interesting things I’ve been learning later.) In the meantime this study confirms that a reduced carbohyrate diets is very effective [...]
My introduction to the paleo world of eating came after I’d been eating a Zone diet for around 13 years. I’d been teaching portion control and based on this template, and found it remarkably successful in acheiving fat loss and blood sugar. However I found the zone block system is rather rigid and dogmatic, and [...]
In my opinion seafood is one of the best protein foods to eat, high in long chain omega 3 fatty acids, and a great source of minerals such as iodine, zinc and selenium typically low in our soils. However many fishing practices damage the marine environment, deplete fish stocks and have large by-catches of other [...]
Paleo Nutrition Seminars now scheduled: Wellington: Sunday April 21st, 5.30 – 8.30, Thistle Hall. Auckland: Sunday April 7th, 1.30 – 4.00pm. Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. $45.00 (includes Paleo Guidebook) See this post for more information on Seminar contents: Paleo Seminar To book a place: Contact me by phone or email to book [...]