I was interviewed recently by Ameer Rosic for his Optimal Health show. Here is a link to the podcast, giving you an overview of my thoughts on paleo and what goes wrong for some people. Hope you enjoy! Sorry about the sound quality on my microphone – I need to buy a new one!
In my paleo nutrition seminar I use this study to illustrate how food affects hormones that in turn affect appetite. (Note: Next seminar Auckland 4th December, Papamoa 1st December – more info here: Paleo Nutrition Seminars New Zealand) In order to lose weight – you must eat less fuel. Fuel not used will get stored […]
” Here we go again” I sigh. Paleo seems to be hitting headlines in major publications on a daily basis in New Zealand. Just this month – the article “Carbohydrate addiction is real and it’s killing us” in the North & South magazine justified why we all need to go back to eating an […]
Why? It works (just google “disease” + “paleo diet”) and you’ll see people get improvements in almost every modern health condition. Whole9 A- Z testimonials It isn’t guru led (e.g. Zone Diet, Atkins etc.) On diet gurus and fad diets It’s based on science: Multiple scientists are exploring the link between western disease and diet. […]
Low-glycemic (lower carb) diet improves blood sugar, insulin and diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes
Today’s post is just a quick cut and paste. (I’m head down writing at the moment as I’m doing post grad nutrition science papers, currently ‘advanced disease and nutrition’ paper – I’ll be sharing some interesting things I’ve been learning later.) In the meantime this study confirms that a reduced carbohyrate diets is very effective […]
Thank you so much everyone for your comments and suggestions. I was curious to see how others would respond to this problem. This post is a followup to my a senario that I was presented with – a new client who has been following a low carb diet and is doing 5 – 6 sessions […]
Case Study and a challenge for you I’m going to outline a case study, and I’d love to get your feedback as to what you think is the problem and how we solve this weight (or rather FAT) loss problem. This is a case study on a type, rather than one person. I have had […]
‘Carbohydrate’, ‘Sugar’, ‘Fat’ no wait ‘Meat kills you’ messages, no wonder we are all confused about nutrition!
I can’t help but be annoyed, saddened, driven nuts by so many conflicting nutrition messages out in the world. I’m not at all surprised people are so confused. Here is just a small selection from high profile Doctors with blogs promoting a particular viewpoint. Carbohydrates ‘kills’ message from Dr Ron Rosedale to prevent metabolic syndrome […]
Protein is absolutely essential. It supports numerous functions in our body; immune system, anti-oxidants, growth, fertility, intestinal integrity, neurotransmitters, enzymes, repair, maintenance and function of all organs and tissue including bone. Protein is also very important for appetite regulation. Here is an overview of critical functions: (Amino acids: metabolism, functions, and nutrition. Wu,G) Having adequate […]
Study: Chocolate cake with breakfast leads to better weight loss than low carb diet over the long term
This study was in the news today, I just had to post it – because it is very interesting. Food for thought. Cake at breakfast with protein led to greater weight loss, significantly more over the long-term for clinically obese people, in a 32 week study. The difference was not in the short-term, but in […]