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Podcast! Interview by Ameer Rosic Optimal health show. Why low carb paleo is not best for everyone

I was interviewed recently by Ameer Rosic for his Optimal Health show. Here is a link to the podcast, giving you an overview of my thoughts on paleo and what goes wrong for some people. Hope you enjoy! Sorry about the sound quality on my microphone – I need to buy a new one!

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Fitter, stronger, happier and 28 kg lighter. CrossFit + Paleo

Michelle is a member of CrossFit Auckland, the gym where I was first introduced to CrossFit and the Paleo diet (Thanks to Robb Wolf the CrossFit nutritionist in 2009) Here is her story: In January this year I was really unhappy with how I looked and I knew something needed to change. I had booked […]

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Low carb paleo + crossfit, not losing weight – my recommendations

Thank you so much everyone for your comments and suggestions. I was curious to see how others would respond to this problem. This post is a followup to my a senario that I was presented with – a  new client who has been following a low carb diet and is doing 5 – 6 sessions […]

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CrossFit and low carb paleo, why isn’t this client losing weight?

Case Study and a challenge for you I’m going to outline a case study, and I’d love to get your feedback as to what you think is the problem and how we solve this weight (or rather FAT) loss problem. This is a case study on a type, rather than one person. I have had […]

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Menopause update. A simple strength test that correlates with mortality

My body has recently gone through a big marker of the aging process and I’m now officially menopausal, this milestone has made me increasingly interested in the state of old age.  When one realises that there are far fewer years left to live than one has already lived, it becomes increasingly important to make them […]

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Paleo diet carbohydrate list and carb counter

(If you would like these carbohydrate charts as a PDF, simply donate via paypal – at right – to get my paleo book sent to you – it also has omega 3& 6 charts and protein charts, plus 50 pages of other great practical paleo info like this) One recurring theme in the paleo world […]

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Final thoughts on my 30 days of auto-immune paleo

Well – its the last day today of 30 days auto-immune paleo eating, and I just wanted to round off with a my results and some observations. Here are the changes I made from what I had been eating prior: Strictly cutting out nightshades; potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers No nuts or seeds No dairy, not […]

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30 Day Paleo Challenge Starts 10th November at CrossFit Auckland with paleo seminar

This is an invitation to take on eating the original human diet for 30 days, challenge yourself and reap the rewards. Why take on Paleolithic eating? The Paleo diet works, you will feel and look younger and avoid the numerous health issues linked with our current diet heavy in agricultural foods (grains, legumes, sugars and […]

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Remission of auto-immune disease, Lupus with Paleo diet

Take a few minutes to watch this inspirational video about the health transformation of Veronica Garza who suffered from Lupus, a nasty auto-immune condition that can affect organs, skin and joints, for which she took a host of medications. When she changed her diet to paleo eating and she lost around 20 kg and more […]

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