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Ancestral Health Society NZ events. Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown

  One of my passions is studying health and wellbeing from an evolutionary perspective. I believe that we have much to learn by looking to our past – to ‘wild’ humans if you like, and the diet and lifestyle we evolved on. By looking to our past as well as current nutrition science, we can […]

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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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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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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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An overview of the Ancestral Health Conference – New Zealand, Wellington March 28th

Do you identify your weight or body size with being healthy and happy? Last weekend I was down in Wellington for the Ancestral Health conference that is held twice a year around the New Zealand. The theme of the day was”Surviving the Urban Jungle” Link to the abstracts of presentations here The talks were all […]

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