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UK doctor saves government £45K by using low carb diet to treat type 2 diabetes

Dr David Unwin, a general practitioner (GP) in England has recently been named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the national NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2016. Dr Unwin, who practices at the Norwood Surgery in Southport, spent three years working on a project combining the benefits of a low carb diet with psychological support to help […]

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Menopause update: diet, exercise and supplements

This is a follow up from my previous post: “Menopause sucks, even on a paleo diet” It’s just over a year on. I’ve been playing with diet and exercise and menopause supplements. Trying to get back that feeling of pre-menopausal normality and trying to ward what aging is doing to my body. Here’s what I […]

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Ancestral Health Conference- talks now on YouTube

The New Zealand Ancestral Health Society held it’s first international conference in Queenstown in October 2015. It was a resounding success, both participants and speakers were full of praise for the quality of talks and how well organised it was. It was held in a venue with a spectacular view of the lake. The speakers […]

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Case studies – diet changes reverse rheumatoid arthritis

Case studies – diet changes reverse rheumatoid arthritis This is the first of a series of posts where I will be posting results from my research project. In this post I look at documented case studies where diet changes have eliminated or reduced symptoms of RA. I’ve given a summary of the studies as well […]

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Rheumatoid arthritis and diet research project

It’s been a while since I’ve posted! Over the next few weeks, I’ll be doing a series of blog posts about rheumatoid arthritis and diet based on a post-graduate research project I did last year at Massey University. Here is what the topic was called: “An investigation into the use of a Paleolithic diet by […]

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Why I won’t take statins for my high cholesterol

The latest New Zealand Listener magazine has a feature article on statin drugs, I feature saying I wouldn’t touch them personally – here is why: When my total cholesterol hit 10 about 18 months ago it gave me a fright. My LDL was up to 7.5 mmol/L. My HDL is around 2 and my triglycerides […]

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