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‘Caveman’ or Paleo diet in the news in New Zealand

(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 […]

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40kg weight loss, regained health in one year for young New Zealand woman on paleo diet

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 […]

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Podcast! Interview by Ameer Rosic Optimal health show. Why low carb paleo is not best for everyone

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!

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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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Fitter, stronger, happier and 28 kg lighter. CrossFit + Paleo

Michelle is a member of CrossFit Auckland, the gym where I was first introduced to CrossFit and the Paleo diet (Thanks to Robb Wolf the CrossFit nutritionist in 2009) Here is her story: In January this year I was really unhappy with how I looked and I knew something needed to change. I had booked […]

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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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Low carb paleo + crossfit, not losing weight – my recommendations

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 […]

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CrossFit and low carb paleo, why isn’t this client losing weight?

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 […]

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Nutrition seminars: Paleo Diet – Dec 5 Auckland

Paleo Diet Seminar – Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland December 5th 6.30 – 9.00pm Australia – Paleo Seminar with Jamie Scott “That Paleo Guy”and Dr Anastasia Boulais scheduled for January in Cairns, at the brand new Paleo Cafe Paleo Seminar – last one for the year – Grey Lynn Auckland 5th December Learn about the […]

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How much protein should I eat? Protein & fat amounts in fish, meat, eggs, poultry

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 […]

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