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Rheumatoid arthritis – foods that trigger, and diet that helps

In my last post I talked about how a low carb diet can be miraculous for those with an auto-immune disease. Although reducing carbohydrates reduces blood sugar and insulin levels, and consequently inflammatory markers, this is unlikely to be the main reason a low carbohydrate diet works in reducing auto-immune disease. I’ve blogged in the […]

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40kg weight loss, regained health in one year for young New Zealand woman on paleo diet

One year later, 40kg lighter (from Stuff.co.nz – transformation stories) (I’ve cut and pasted this story as so many things in it are just inspirational and useful. A young woman who takes responsibility for her health, using the paleo diet to do so, acknowledging that sleep is an important part of the equation, and most […]

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The Gluten Summit; Interviews with the World’s Experts on Gluten, download on special through Cyber Monday

29 experts and opinion leaders gathered to prove to the world that it MUST ask, “Could health issues be caused by gluten?” THE ANSWERS THEY GAVE WERE ASTONISHING! Is gluten the cause of your health problems? It very well could be. Fortunately, Dr. Tom O’Bryan has made it part of his personal mission to move this […]

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American to New Zealand: food translations. Coconut products and flour alternatives.

We may speak the same language but we have a number different food names. Many paleo cookbooks list food ingredients that we in New Zealand have never heard of. Occasionally these foods are uncommon in New Zealand shops – but frequently they are just know by another name. Here is a list of common US […]

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Non celiac gluten sensitivity – a case study

Non celiac gluten sensitivity is becoming a recognised health condition distinct from celiac disease, but in my observation is not yet recognised by many doctors. This is perhaps because much of the clinical literature is fairly recent. Many people suffer a range of unexplained health problems, often similar to those suffered by celiac patients, for […]

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Paleo Seminar: Auckland July 11th, 6.30 – 9.00pm

Paleo Nutrition Seminar now scheduled:   Auckland: Thursday July 11th 6.30 – 9.00pm. Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. $45.00 (includes Paleo Guidebook) See this post for more information on Seminar contents: Paleo Seminar To book a place: Contact me by phone or email to book a place juliannetaylor at xtra dot co dot […]

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Celiac disease? Why you should not eat dairy, corn, quinoa, oats and instant coffee.

In my last post I outlined how gluten triggered an immune reaction and damaged the gut cells in genetically predisposed people. In this post I will look at studies that show gluten grains are not the only food to cause problems for those with celiac: Casein and dairy products can inflame the gut Non gluten […]

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Fish allergy and rheumatoid arthritis- OmegaRx and gluten free auto-immmune paleo diet to the rescue

I found this very interesting so this is just a quick post to share. I saw a new client last week, a woman with Rheumatoid arthritis. My immediate recommendation was a strict gluten free auto-immune paleo diet that included a lot of fish and seafood, as the omega 3 in seafood is highly anti-inflammatory and […]

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Paris – gluten free treats, a dark rainy Eiffel Tower view, and the Mona Lisa

I’m sitting here in Hong Kong Airport – one of the few with entirely free WiFi, and a few hours to kill before the last leg of our journey – a flight home to Auckland. We have had 3 days in Paris, notable for it’s elegant slim population, many of whom smoke. On Gluten Free […]

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Eating gluten free and paleo diet travelling in Russia

We arrived in Moscow on 16th September, where we stayed in the Volga apartment hotel. I’d highly recommend staying here if you have a family, it was very spacious, in an attractive leafy part of Moscow about 3 k from Red Square, close to Prospekt Miro, a major shopping street, and the Metro, so getting […]

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