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Examine.com look only at human studies testing supplements. They collate thousands of studies and distill the information so you don’t have to. If you want up to date, accurate information about supplements, this is a great deal – 40% off for their 4 year anniversary sale, for 60 hours only, ends midnight (EST) Thursday. Click […]

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10 reasons why the paleo diet works, why it is not a fad and is here to stay. Part 1

The paleo diet is based on the premise that humans evolved as hunter gatherers during the last 2 million years. Around 10,000 years ago we become agriculturalists, settling, collecting seeds and growing cereal grains, domesticating animals and drinking their milk. The theory goes that since this is such a short time from an evolutionary perspective […]

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Paleo Nutrition Seminars – Wanganui 22nd Feb, Auckland 24th Feb

I have two seminars coming up – In Auckland on the 24th February at the Grey Lynn Community Centre, 6.30 – 9.15pm, and Wanganui CrossFit 22nd Feb, 10.00am – 1.00pm Cost $45.00 which includes paleo Guidebook. Auckland Seminar: more information here, book here via PayPal. or contact me directly to book a place juliannetaylor@xtra.co.nz In […]

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Primal, Paleo and Ancestral health in New Zealand 2015, what’s happening?

There is a growing community of health professionals and advocates of paleo or ancestral eating and lifestyle in New Zealand. The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand has 2 Conferences this year, a one day event in March in Wellington and a 3 day International Event in Queenstown – one of the most beautiful places […]

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Tests show omega 3 sold in NZ is oxidised, be assured – our OmegaRx is NOT

A recent study has been widely publicised: Fish oil supplements in New Zealand are highly oxidised and do not meet label content of n-3 PUFA http://www.nature.com/srep/2015/150121/srep07928/full/srep07928.html Received 01 October 2014 Accepted 18 December 2014 Published21 January 2015 Key points from this study: Quality and content of fish oil supplements in New Zealand was tested in […]

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A UK doctor puts 18 patients with type 2 diabetes on a low carb diet with amazing results

In the UK, the Dr David Unwin, A general practitioner (GP) noticed that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) reported great results on a low carbohydrate diet (http://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/low-carb-success-stories.3763/) Yet this was not the standard advice: Diabetes UK recommends 5 – 14 servings of starchy food per day. Clinical studies also show that a lower carbohydrate […]

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Paleo nutrition seminars: Dunedin 29 Nov, Auckland 3 Dec 2014

Paleo Seminar Dunedin I’m heading off to Dunedin on Saturday 29th November to take a paleo nutrition seminar and meal planning workshop. Darryl Munro from CrossFit Dunedin has organised it – contact him to book a place via this link: Dunedin Paleo Seminar Where: CrossFit Dunedin, 172 Princes St When: 29th of November, 10.30am until […]

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Why diet labels are a problem: Zone, Vegan, gluten free, LCHF, Paleo …

Rant: Why diet labels are a problem. We’ve all seen the diet labels: Paleo, Vegan, Zone, Atkins, Low carb high fat, gluten free etc. Dietary labels describe an eating philosophy, however the label itself leads to problems unintended by the author of that label. As much as I love the paleo diet and it transformed […]

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The Ancestral Health Conference Wanaka NZ 25th October – an overview

Ancestral Health Conference Wanaka – an overview of the talks Go be a friend of AHSNZ on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ancestralhealthnz The AHSNZ one day conference bought together health and fitness professionals, and  interested others to hear presentations on a variety of topics related to ancestral diet and lifestyle. The focus of the Wanaka conference was the […]

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John Campbell TV3 on the paleo diet and chef Pete Evans

John Campbell did a small segment on the paleo diet (mostly about Pete Evans promoting it in Australia). Have a watch – there is a lot I liked about it. I do want to add though – many are promoting paleo as a high fat, very low carb diet. While this approach works for many […]

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