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Marlene Zuk on Kim Hill show, National radio, Saturday 8th June, 11.05

If you are a New Zealander, you might want to listen in: Marlene Zuk, who wrote the book Paleo Fantasy is being interviewed by veteran Kill Hill this Saturday on her morning show. at 11.05 am Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live An exposé of pseudoscientific myths about […]

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The appalling ignorance of nutrition by Medical Doctors: Jessie’s story from sickness to health by eating real food.

A little while back Jessie from Australia sent me an email asking to sign a petition to stop the Heart Foundation from promoting margarine and processed food, food that had contributed to her own ill-health: “Hi Julianne, I love your site, eating this way has absolutely changed my life. I was very very unwell and […]

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Celiac disease? Why you should not eat dairy, corn, quinoa, oats and instant coffee.

In my last post I outlined how gluten triggered an immune reaction and damaged the gut cells in genetically predisposed people. In this post I will look at studies that show gluten grains are not the only food to cause problems for those with celiac: Casein and dairy products can inflame the gut Non gluten […]

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TV3 Low carb, high fat diet piece

Paleo diet in New Zealand: Seminars, new blogs, meetup groups…

I’m working on a new post on diet and celiac disease. In the meantime here is an update on the state of Paleo eating in my home New Zealand, and information on seminars and resources. The Paleo Diet is soaring in popularity in New Zealand as it is on other countries, primarily in the main […]

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Celiac disease: How gluten invades and sets up an auto-immune reaction

Celiac disease: Why your body thinks gluten is a nasty invasive antigen or ‘bug’. And how – if you keep eating gluten a vicious cycle of damage will ensue. In this post I will set the scene for future posts on dietary strategies to treat celiac disease. A number of recent studies have shown that […]

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Low-glycemic (lower carb) diet improves blood sugar, insulin and diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes

Today’s post is just a quick cut and paste. (I’m head down writing at the moment as I’m doing post grad nutrition science papers, currently ‘advanced disease and nutrition’ paper – I’ll be sharing some interesting things I’ve been learning later.) In the meantime this study confirms that a reduced carbohyrate diets is very effective […]

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