Prediction equations overestimate the energy requirements of obesity susceptible individuals We often hear overweight people say they put on weight easily even though they don’t eat that much. When they are given a diet to lose weight, with the calorie amounts worked out based on their resting metabolic rate, they complain they don’t lose weight, […]
Dr David Unwin, a general practitioner (GP) in England has recently been named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the national NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2016. Dr Unwin, who practices at the Norwood Surgery in Southport, spent three years working on a project combining the benefits of a low carb diet with psychological support to help […]
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 […]
(Paleo Nutrition Seminar: 10th April 2014, Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland; More info) Both the New Zealand Herald and National Radio (Government funded radio station) in New Zealand picked up on recent study showing post-menopausal women lost more weight, more fat from their waist and had better triglycerides (part of your cholesterol measure) than the […]
One year later, 40kg lighter (from Stuff.co.nz – transformation stories) (I’ve cut and pasted this story as so many things in it are just inspirational and useful. A young woman who takes responsibility for her health, using the paleo diet to do so, acknowledging that sleep is an important part of the equation, and most […]
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!