Tag Archives: carbohydrate

Study: Chocolate cake with breakfast leads to better weight loss than low carb diet over the long term

This study was in the news today, I just had to post it – because it is very interesting. Food for thought. Cake at breakfast with protein led to greater weight loss, significantly more over the long-term for clinically obese people, in a 32 week study. The difference was not in the short-term, but in […]

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Okay Paleo people – Carbs do NOT Kill

This post is gonna be short and sweet. It was triggered by this: Carbs are Killing You (full size) And this: Paleo Diet Myth Testimonials I’m not going to write a long post on this. It’s just something I need to get off my chest. I just wanted to say that I am really tired […]

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I chat to Jimmy Moore on LLVLC show

Here is a link to my chat with Jimmy – a wonderful host and such an easy person to talk to. Jimmy Moore, Julianne Taylor interview http://www.thelivinlowcarbshow.com/shownotes/5505/521-paleo-and-zone-nutritionist-julianne-taylor/#comments I talked about a number of topics: Why food quality is critical and trumps low carb or macronutrient ratios (e.g. Zone Diet) “Carb Sweet Spot”, my views on […]

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Scientist now saying sugar and refined grains, not fat are the cause of our ills

I know many of many of us having been saying this for the last 15 years, however this concept is being increasingly recognised by the mainstream. From the Los Angeles Times today, an article on how the tide is turning and more nutritional scientists are looking at excessive carbohydrates as being the problem for health […]

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Fat Loss Stalled? Here are 15 weight loss tips that work.

Is your fat loss stalled? Here are 15 fat loss tips that work. 1. Eat the right amount and balance of protein, carbohydrate and fat for YOUR metabolism The Zone balance is a good place to start – but it may not be the ideal balance for you. How do you know? -Your fat loss […]

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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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Carbs against Cardio: More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart

From Scientific American “Eat less saturated fat: that has been the take-home message from the U.S. government for the past 30 years. But while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated fat since 1970, the obesity rate during that time has more than doubled, diabetes has tripled, and heart disease is […]

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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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