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Why diet labels are a problem: Zone, Vegan, gluten free, LCHF, Paleo …

Rant: Why diet labels are a problem. We’ve all seen the diet labels: Paleo, Vegan, Zone, Atkins, Low carb high fat, gluten free etc. Dietary labels describe an eating philosophy, however the label itself leads to problems unintended by the author of that label. As much as I love the paleo diet and it transformed […]

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The Ancestral Health Conference Wanaka NZ 25th October – an overview

Ancestral Health Conference Wanaka – an overview of the talks Go be a friend of AHSNZ on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ancestralhealthnz The AHSNZ one day conference bought together health and fitness professionals, and  interested others to hear presentations on a variety of topics related to ancestral diet and lifestyle. The focus of the Wanaka conference was the […]

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John Campbell TV3 on the paleo diet and chef Pete Evans

John Campbell did a small segment on the paleo diet (mostly about Pete Evans promoting it in Australia). Have a watch – there is a lot I liked about it. I do want to add though – many are promoting paleo as a high fat, very low carb diet. While this approach works for many […]

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Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand Conference – Wanaka, 25th October 2014

The  last Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand Conference earlier this year was just fantastic; a great group, a chance to connect and excellent talks. I highly recommend coming to the next one: The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand is excited to announce the dates for their second ancestral health conference to be held […]

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Not losing weight on a low carb diet? Is it that you are not low carb enough… or something else?

This post is blatant theft! The team behind Whole 9 South Pacific in New Zealand – Jamie Scott and Dr Anastasia Boulais, wrote a series of tweets that need a much greater audience. (Whole 9 SP Facebook page) One of the frustrations about plethora of information on the internet is that many people apply a […]

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How much sugar’s in my food? What to eat instead. Nigel Latta’s sugar show

NOTE: If you found value in this post, why not donate (at right) and receive my 80 page paleo zone booklet, with all the info you need to revamp you diet for health and weight loss. Thanks, Julianne You may have watched Nigel Latta last week- “Is sugar the new fat?” in which Nigel showed […]

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Paleo nutrition meal planning workshop 25th September 6.30pm

Brand new paleo seminar and meal planning workshop Address: Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd Grey Lynn, Auckland Date and Time: Wednesday 3rd December, 6.30 – 9.15pm Cost – just $45.00 which includes a 60 page paleo handbook. To book a place: contact me juliannetaylor@xtra.co.nz or call 09 3781573 or 021 680703     […]

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Rheumatoid arthritis – foods that trigger, and diet that helps

In my last post I talked about how a low carb diet can be miraculous for those with an auto-immune disease. Although reducing carbohydrates reduces blood sugar and insulin levels, and consequently inflammatory markers, this is unlikely to be the main reason a low carbohydrate diet works in reducing auto-immune disease. I’ve blogged in the […]

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One overlooked reason low carb diets work that has nothing to do with being low carb

Read this from a comment on Jimmy Moore’s website “I  have suffered for 35 years with devastating Rhuematoid arthritis… I have taken prednisone daily for all those years. ….Now for the real shocker at least for me. I have been able to wean almost all the way off prednisone – down from 5 to 2…” […]

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The Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 – the Kiwi contingent

In 2011 my husband and I went to the first ever Ancestral Health Symposium in the USA, and we went again this year. There is nothing like being at this event live, cramming in listening to as many talks as possible, and connecting with people from all over the world – as well as spending […]

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