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What diet helps Alzheimer’s? Why are Alzheimer’s NZ selling biscuits to raise money?

A year or so ago I spent a fair few hours doing an assignment looking at the relationship of diet to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). One fact is very clear, biscuits are probably the worst food you can eat if you have this disease or want to stay free of it. Saturated fat (I know this […]

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Ancestral Health Symposium October 23 – 25, 2015 – get your early-bird ticket now!

Wherever you are in the world – if you are interested in being part of the paleo / ancestral health community, New Zealand is the place for you to be in October. If you want to hear world class speakers who are passionate experts on all topics pertaining to evolutionary biology and human and environmental […]

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Pre-European Hawaiian high carb diet trial (paleo) reverses Lupus, obesity and diabetes

This is a clinical study from 1989 In 1989 a native pre-Western contact diet was fed to a group of Native Hawaiians with risk factors for heart disease. The programme was called the Waianae Diet Programme. Twenty people were placed on the diet for 21 days. Native pure Hawaiians have a rate of obesity second […]

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Paleo Nutrition Seminar, 15th May, 6.30 pm, CrossFit 119, Avondale, Auckland NZ

CrossFit 119 in Avondale, Auckland are hosting a Paleo nutrition seminar this Friday night. Anyone is welcome, you don’t need to be a member of the gym or be doing CrossFit. Here are the details: Address: Urban Athletics/CrossFit 119, 2/24 Honan Place, Avondale, Auckland Date and Time: Friday 15th May, 6.30 – 9.15pm Cost – […]

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The Bachelor NZ, Art Green; diet and lifestyle

Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with Arthur (Art) Green and his business partner Ryan Kamins from Clean Paleo about their paleo diet and lifestyle. Art, Ryan and Mitchell McClenaghan (NZ Cricketer)  started their company Clean Paleo to provide foods that complemented a paleo diet, and made breakfast and snacks easier. All 3 follow […]

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Premature ovarian failure in a patient with Sjögren syndrome reversed eliminating gluten, dairy and other foods

Elimination diets are a proven protocol for reducing disease activity in a number of auto-immune diseases. I am currently researching their effectiveness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). (Elimination diets and rheumatoid arthritis) The paleo diet is a version of an elimination diet, as it removes a number of foods known to  trigger antibodies, for example gliadin […]

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