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How eating more protein and less carbs can cut your calorie intake by half

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 […]

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Weight loss on the paleo diet – a guide to portion control

Is there a need to control portions on the paleo diet?  There are a number of ways paleo eating is taught with respect to weight loss, and most are successful, but what if you aren’t getting the fat loss you would like? How paleo for weight loss is taught: 1. Eat clean (i.e. paleo food) […]

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My 15yo daughter's self designed paleo menu

Are you a paleo parent with teenagers? We have 2 teens, 13 and 15. If your experience is like mine, it can be a challenge to keep the kids paleo and have them care about the food they eat. My son – now 13 had a serious soda addiction for a while, both the sugary […]

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My 30 day strict alcohol free auto-immune paleo diet

I’ve never done this before – 30 days of strict no alcohol paleo eating without cheats. Yes I tell people to do it – but I’ve NEVER done it. I have been strictly gluten free, low dairy, low nightshade paleo for about 2 years. I have a few small cheats here and there – something […]

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Russian Borsch, nutritious, easy and paleo

Russian Borsch This is a family favourite. If you ever go to Russia, borsch is widely available in cafes, inexpensive and delicious. It is so easy to make, and the main ingredients are beef and beetroot. Beetroot is a nutritious root vegetable and is rich in anti-oxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which are important […]

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Paleo Daughter's brunch

My 14 year old daughter has finally emerged from her bed at 11.30 (school holidays and teenage hood). She’s doing her best to eat well, to trim down a little. My daughter is very active, plays club soccer and waterpolo, and has a very healthy appetite. I was intrigued to see the meal she put […]

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