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Carbs are Killing You

‘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 […]

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Raw Vegan, Blood Type O, Paleo, Low Carb High Fat Diets – what do they have in common?

Have you experienced enormous benefits from changing your diet? So big that you became a crusader for the plan that changed your life? I was at the Healthy Living Show last weekend giving talks on paleo eating, as well I was on a panel with 4 others taking audience questions on diet related topics. What […]

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I chat to Jimmy Moore on LLVLC show

Here is a link to my chat with Jimmy – a wonderful host and such an easy person to talk to. Jimmy Moore, Julianne Taylor interview http://www.thelivinlowcarbshow.com/shownotes/5505/521-paleo-and-zone-nutritionist-julianne-taylor/#comments I talked about a number of topics: Why food quality is critical and trumps low carb or macronutrient ratios (e.g. Zone Diet) “Carb Sweet Spot”, my views on […]

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'The China Study' and 'Forks over Knives', links to critiques

This post is in response to questions I’ve been asked – like “From an academic point of view, how does paleo answer the China study type recommendations?” The China Study has had a number of brilliant critiques, which really provide an answer to this question, far better than I ever could.  So I’ve compiled this […]

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Is a gluten free diet the sport person's secret weapon?

Well this is interesting! Sports people seem to be benefiting from cutting gluten grains out of their diets. And in cutting gluten grains like wheat they also eliminate a host of other ‘nasties’ like Wheat Germ Agglutinin, Gliadin, Gliadomorpin, Aspartic- and glutamic acid, phytic acid and Enzyme inhibitors. Read this new article from Dr Mercola […]

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MyPlate. Alternatives.

Well the US Food Powers have finally unveiled the much hyped $2 million replacement to the confusing My Pyramid – called My Plate (“after all we eat off a plate not a pyramid”) But wait – Americans don’t use plate anymore The Colbert Report http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/388585/june-06-2011/obama-administration-replaces-food-pyramid Update- Humour insert: go read Tom Naughton ‘Fat Head’s:  “The […]

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