The paleo diet is based on the premise that humans evolved as hunter gatherers...
Case studies – diet changes reverse rheumatoid arthritis This is the first of a series of posts where I will be posting results from my research project. In this post I look at documented case studies where diet changes have eliminated or reduced symptoms of RA. I’ve given a summary of the studies as well […]
It’s been a while since I’ve posted! Over the next few weeks, I’ll be doing a series of blog posts about rheumatoid arthritis and diet based on a post-graduate research project I did last year at Massey University. Here is what the topic was called: “An investigation into the use of a Paleolithic diet by […]
The latest New Zealand Listener magazine has a feature article on statin drugs, I feature saying I wouldn’t touch them personally – here is why: When my total cholesterol hit 10 about 18 months ago it gave me a fright. My LDL was up to 7.5 mmol/L. My HDL is around 2 and my triglycerides […]
A year or so ago I spent a fair few hours doing an assignment looking at the relationship of diet to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). One fact is very clear, biscuits are probably the worst food you can eat if you have this disease or want to stay free of it. Saturated fat (I know this […]
Wherever you are in the world – if you are interested in being part of the paleo / ancestral health community, New Zealand is the place for you to be in October. If you want to hear world class speakers who are passionate experts on all topics pertaining to evolutionary biology and human and environmental […]
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 […]