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All about Omegas 3, 6 and 9

All about Omega 3, 6 and 9 Omega 3, omega 6, omega 9, flax oil, chia seeds, fish oil – what’s the difference and what should we be taking? What are omega 3, 6 and 9 fats? Firstly omega 3, 6 and 9 are NOT saturated fats. Saturated fats have hydrogen molecules linked to carbon […]

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Paleo (and Zone) Diet Confusions

People ask me crazy questions sometimes – there is just so much misinformation or misunderstanding about diets, I guess it’s not surprising. So here are answers to questions I’ve heard coming out of the confusions. So where do you get your carbohydrates from? I heard this one from an interviewer on TV. If you don’t […]

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To Zone or not to Zone (Why the Zone diet may not be perfect and how to tweak it)

My passion for nutrition started with the Zone Diet, and since 1997 I’ve worked with hundreds of people putting this in practice. Mostly people got results and great results, I got great results, but as I’ve written about before my niggling health issues did not disappear until I used Paleo food choices (no grains, legumes […]

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10 Ways our diet today differs radically from the diet that best suits our genes

Our genetic heritage and nutrition We evolved as hunter gatherers and genetically our bodies run optimally when we eat in line with our genes. Would you feed a rabbit meat, or a lion grains? Many of today’s illnesses exist purely as a result of the mismatch between what we are designed to eat and how […]

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Should we be scared of red meat?

One food we are frequently being told to limit is red meat, as past studies appear to show eating lots of red meat is linked with heart disease and diabetes. Recently researchers at Harvard School of Public Health carried out a meta-analysis where they distinguished between eating red meat and processed meat and the risk […]

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Julianne october 2015

My Nutrition Journey

From the average New Zealand diet, to vegetarian, food pyramid, Zone and Paleo. Julianne Taylor, May 2010 I am regularly asked how I and why I changed my diet and how it made a difference for me. The difference diet made in my own health sparked started my interest in nutrition, and my passion for […]

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