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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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‘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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