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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, andĀ  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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Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand Conference – Wanaka, 25th October 2014

TheĀ  last Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand Conference earlier this year was just fantastic; a great group, a chance to connect and excellent talks. I highly recommend coming to the next one: The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand is excited to announce the dates for their second ancestral health conference to be held […]

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