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Paris – gluten free treats, a dark rainy Eiffel Tower view, and the Mona Lisa

I’m sitting here in Hong Kong Airport – one of the few with entirely free WiFi, and a few hours to kill before the last leg of our journey – a flight home to Auckland. We have had 3 days in Paris, notable for it’s elegant slim population, many of whom smoke. On Gluten Free […]

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How I minimise Jet Lag with international travel

We are three weeks into our 4 week trip. Our time changes have been pretty big. We went from New Zealand to Hong Kong, to break up the long trip to Moscow. Hong Kong is 4 hours behind NZ. Moscow is 8 hours behind NZ, we stayed there four nights, then went east to Novokuznetsk […]

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Eating gluten free and paleo diet travelling in Russia

We arrived in Moscow on 16th September, where we stayed in the Volga apartment hotel. I’d highly recommend staying here if you have a family, it was very spacious, in an attractive leafy part of Moscow about 3 k from Red Square, close to Prospekt Miro, a major shopping street, and the Metro, so getting […]

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Gluten free and paleo while travelling – airports, airplanes and Hongkong

Gluten free / Paleo travel, the first day: Auckland Airport, on an airplane, in Hong Kong Is it possible to eat a gluten free or paleo diet when traveling in foreign countries? On our 4 week trip we are visiting Hong Kong, Moscow, Novokuznetsk (Siberia), London, Barcelona and Paris. I decided that being religiously paleo […]

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Off to Siberia!

Zone Nutrition Services from 14th Sept – 14th Oct 2012 Yes – for real – I (Julianne) am off with my family to Russia and Europe for 4 weeks. We are taking our children back to visit their birth place in Siberia (Novokuznetsk). We are also spending a little time in Europe. As a result […]

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The Okinawan secret to health and longevity – no wheat?

Many years ago I read The Okinawan Way by Bradley Wilcox, Craig Wilcox and Makoto Suzuki. The authors analysed the Okinawan diet and lifestyle in order to understand why so many lived to an extra-ordinary age, while maintaining excellent health. The researchers found 10 key factors that contributed to the health and longevity of the […]

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