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Clinical Studies supporting the Paleo diet (rebuttal to US News)

You may have recently seen that the paleo diet was ranked 20th in the US News http://health.usnews.com/best-diet/paleo-diet,.and http://health.usnews.com/best-diet/best-overall-diets.. Take a look at the bottom of each diet – there is a yes and no vote as to whether this diet worked for you. The Paleo diet has an overwhelming number of positive votes, and only […]

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Another great health and nutrition article resource

As most of you have discovered there are many great blogs and nutrition resources out there – ones I read regularly are under my ‘links’ lists. However I found this Wiki Diet and Health site  today which has some useful, well referenced articles. (And a great selection of quips, photos and pictures, like this one) […]

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MyPlate. Alternatives.

Well the US Food Powers have finally unveiled the much hyped $2 million replacement to the confusing My Pyramid – called My Plate (“after all we eat off a plate not a pyramid”) But wait – Americans don’t use plate anymore The Colbert Report http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/388585/june-06-2011/obama-administration-replaces-food-pyramid Update- Humour insert: go read Tom Naughton ‘Fat Head’s:  “The […]

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paleolithicdiet.com, the Ancestral Health Symposium, why Andrew should win a free ticket.

I received this email today from Patrick who runs Paleo Hacks (if you haven’t discovered this awesome online community of Paleo peeps go there now http://paleohacks.com) Patrick has started a new members only Paleo group paleolithicdiet.com and is currently signing up new members. So please sign up if you are interested in getting quality collated […]

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Children who sleep less are more likely to be overweight

A LACK of sleep is more likely to lead to overweight children than a poor diet or lethargic lifestyle, a new long-term study has found. This study was released today. The cause of children being overweight is often put down to eating too much and exercising too little. However in this study, three factors – […]

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Me, April 2003

Mindless eating, and weight obsessions.

It all started on Easter weekend, when I went to the Gold Coast for my niece’s wedding. You see I have a thing about not putting on weight. I like to look a certain slimness, and I maintain some discipline with how I eat so I don’t put on weight – or more importantly size. […]

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Loren Cordain lecture – Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet: Health Implications for the 21st Century

A recent lecture from Prof Loren Cordain The Paleo Diet: Dr. Loren Cordain’s published research papers, book chapters and other stuff Thanks O Primitivo, Be sure to check out his website Canibais e Reis which is a fantastic resource of Paleo research and a large compilation of interesting paleo blog posts and videos. It is […]

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Why these zoo gorillas have it better than we do

Gorillas Go Green: Apes Shed Pounds While Doubling Calories on Leafy Diet, Researcher Finds These Gorillas are treated better than we are. They have zoo-keepers that care about them getting the diet that best suits their genetic makeup. And spending time – foraging that is close to their wild lifestyle. When these gorillas were switched […]

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Bone Marrow Transplants and the life saving effect of omega 3

About 6 years ago my youngest brother, a doctor (emergency medicine), husband, and father of 4 was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. This is cancer of the blood – or rather the  blood making stem cells in the bone marrow. He had a really nasty aggressive type, and a bone marrow transplant was recommended. This […]

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plant fats and oils omega 3 and 6

Omega 6 and 3 in nuts, oils, meat and fish. Tools to get it right.

(If you would like these omega 3& 6 charts  as a PDF, simply donate via paypal – at right – to get my paleo book sent to you – it also has carbohydrate charts and protein charts, plus 50 pages of other great practical paleo info like this) You are strict paleo, you eat nothing […]

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