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Veronica Garza

Remission of auto-immune disease, Lupus with Paleo diet

Take a few minutes to watch this inspirational video about the health transformation of Veronica Garza who suffered from Lupus, a nasty auto-immune condition that can affect organs, skin and joints, for which she took a host of medications. When she changed her diet to paleo eating and she lost around 20 kg and more […]

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How Safe is Trans fat free Margarine?

Some years ago margarine was made from vegetable oil hardened by a process called partial hydrogenation. The process involved bubbling hydrogen through vegetable oil with nickel shavings added as a catalyst, in order to force hydrogen atoms into the fat molecules to artificially saturate them so like natural saturated fats they set solid instead of […]

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Fat Loss Stalled? Here are 15 weight loss tips that work.

Is your fat loss stalled? Here are 15 fat loss tips that work. 1. Eat the right amount and balance of protein, carbohydrate and fat for YOUR metabolism The Zone balance is a good place to start – but it may not be the ideal balance for you. How do you know? -Your fat loss […]

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Vitamin D – ideal levels, and how much we should take

Vitamin D is increasingly being recognised as an incredibly important nutrient (actually a pro-hormone) having multiple health benefits. It is also becoming widely obvious that most, if not all people have less than ideal blood levels of vitamin D3 or are outright deficient. This recent article from the New York Times covers the subject well. […]

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Zone Nutrition Seminar – Saturday 24th Auckland

Zone Seminar this Saturday July 24th at CrossFit Auckland Gym Albany Highway 12 – 3 pm (paleo extension 3 – 3.30) See this link for more (click on Seminar icon): http://crossfitauckland.com/events/

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New USDA Nutrition Guidelines do not match current research

A recent opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times questions the new USDA dietary guidelines – especially in light of recent studies showing (see my previous articles for these studies): 1. Saturated fat is not associated with heart disease as previously thought. 2. Excess refined carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease. 3. Eating red […]

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