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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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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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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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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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How Gluten Makes 1 in 10 People Sick

How gluten makes 1 in 10 sick Dr Rodney Ford, Associate Professor at Christchurch School of Medicine and a Paediatric Gastroenterologist and allergy specialist has been investigating the relationship between food and health for over 25 years. In this time he has treated thousands of unwell children, and discovered that many of them are sick […]

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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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