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Would the world's heaviest man have done better on the Paleo diet?

I watched Prime TV’s Doco, part 2 last night following Manuel Uribe’s quest for weight loss using the Zone diet. After losing a massive 258 kg, his weight loss slowed to around 10 kg in the last few months he was followed. I have been wondering – given my recent experience with a few clients, […]

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It’s Flu Season – How to boost your immunity

Why do some people get lightly touched by a virus, yet others are off work ill for a week or more? Why do viruses spread and affect people far more severely in the winter? With the swine flu scare, and the seasonal increase in colds and flu’s none of us want to be debilitated by […]

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Sunday Star Times Article on Diets

Drastic diets and their devotees. Not quite the heading I expected – but I guess you have to have a hook! Funny – because I don’t see my diet as drastic! It has become a habit, and easy to do. What is a challenging is to eat this diet in today’s grain and dairy sodden […]

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How Gluten Makes 1 in 10 People Sick

How gluten makes 1 in 10 sick Dr Rodney Ford, Associate Professor at Christchurch School of Medicine and a Paediatric Gastroenterologist and allergy specialist has been investigating the relationship between food and health for over 25 years. In this time he has treated thousands of unwell children, and discovered that many of them are sick […]

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To Zone or not to Zone (Why the Zone diet may not be perfect and how to tweak it)

My passion for nutrition started with the Zone Diet, and since 1997 I’ve worked with hundreds of people putting this in practice. Mostly people got results and great results, I got great results, but as I’ve written about before my niggling health issues did not disappear until I used Paleo food choices (no grains, legumes […]

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