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Why I won’t take statins for my high cholesterol

The latest New Zealand Listener magazine has a feature article on statin drugs, I feature saying I wouldn’t touch them personally – here is why: When my total cholesterol hit 10 about 18 months ago it gave me a fright. My LDL was up to 7.5 mmol/L. My HDL is around 2 and my triglycerides […]

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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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Paleo Nutrition Seminar, 15th May, 6.30 pm, CrossFit 119, Avondale, Auckland NZ

CrossFit 119 in Avondale, Auckland are hosting a Paleo nutrition seminar this Friday night. Anyone is welcome, you don’t need to be a member of the gym or be doing CrossFit. Here are the details: Address: Urban Athletics/CrossFit 119, 2/24 Honan Place, Avondale, Auckland Date and Time: Friday 15th May, 6.30 – 9.15pm Cost – […]

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Art Green

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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Dr Jean Seignalet book

Dr. Jean Seignalet, Ancestral diet for auto-immune disease – now available in English

I received this today – this is very exciting. I’ve previously done a blog post on Dr Jean Seignalet and the success he had with the ancestral diet he designed for people with auto-immune disease here: Dr. Jean Seignalet, ancestral diet and auto-immune disease trials There is now an English version covering some of Dr […]

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