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My Paleo Plate: A guide to high nutrient balanced paleo meals

My introduction to the paleo world of eating came after I’d been eating a Zone diet for around 13 years. I’d been teaching portion control and based on this template, and found it remarkably successful in acheiving fat loss and blood sugar. However I found the zone block system is rather rigid and dogmatic, and […]

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The best fish to eat to preserve fish stock, New Zealand 2012 – 13

In my opinion seafood is one of the best protein foods to eat, high in long chain omega 3 fatty acids, and a great source of minerals such as iodine, zinc and selenium typically low in our soils. However many fishing practices damage the marine environment, deplete fish stocks and have large by-catches of other […]

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Who says the paleo diet is meat-centric?

Not for me it isn’t. Like many paleo people I eat a lot of vegetables (problably more than your average vegan) Just thought I’d post a pic of my dinner last night: Sicilian Chicken (recipe to come), 100 grams chicken breast (about a palm size = approx 25 g protein) Cauliflower rice, about 1/2 cup […]

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Paleo Nutrition Seminar: 11th March Auckland

Paleo Nutrition seminar, scheduled for March 11th. If you are in Auckland and have not yet been to a seminar – I invite you to attend. The seminar is constantly evolving and I’ve had great feedback with respect to current seminar contents: Adam Brakey of BrakeFit had this to say after I delivered a seminar […]

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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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Fish allergy and rheumatoid arthritis- OmegaRx and gluten free auto-immmune paleo diet to the rescue

I found this very interesting so this is just a quick post to share. I saw a new client last week, a woman with Rheumatoid arthritis. My immediate recommendation was a strict gluten free auto-immune paleo diet that included a lot of fish and seafood, as the omega 3 in seafood is highly anti-inflammatory and […]

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