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Vitamin D – ideal levels, and how much we should take

Vitamin D is increasingly being recognised as an incredibly important nutrient (actually a pro-hormone) having multiple health benefits. It is also becoming widely obvious that most, if not all people have less than ideal blood levels of vitamin D3 or are outright deficient. This recent article from the New York Times covers the subject well. […]

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Zone Nutrition Seminar – Saturday 24th Auckland

Zone Seminar this Saturday July 24th at CrossFit Auckland Gym Albany Highway 12 – 3 pm (paleo extension 3 – 3.30) See this link for more (click on Seminar icon): http://crossfitauckland.com/events/

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New USDA Nutrition Guidelines do not match current research

A recent opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times questions the new USDA dietary guidelines – especially in light of recent studies showing (see my previous articles for these studies): 1. Saturated fat is not associated with heart disease as previously thought. 2. Excess refined carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease. 3. Eating red […]

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Julianne (me) featured in the NZ Sunday Star Times

Here is the article in the Sunday Star Times (a New Zealand National Sunday Newspaper) featuring me as cover girl, and the article about my Paleo eating. For an extended article on my dietary journey Here is a link to the complete article PDF: sunday magazine food story For my comments on the article click […]

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Would the world's heaviest man have done better on the Paleo diet?

I watched Prime TV’s Doco, part 2 last night following Manuel Uribe’s quest for weight loss using the Zone diet. After losing a massive 258 kg, his weight loss slowed to around 10 kg in the last few months he was followed. I have been wondering – given my recent experience with a few clients, […]

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Taine Randell

Taine Randell, Maori eating like their ancestors, losing weight, improving health. 60 minutes

Yesterday TV3 had a 60 minutes piece on Maori living in Flaxmere, who have taken part in a 10 week trial eating the way their ancestors did 150 years ago (pre-European) Meat, seafood, fat and vegetables. The result, diabetes reversing, blood sugar dropping and an 8 kg average weight loss in 10 weeks. Ex All […]

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