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Your carbohydrate tolerance – is it written in your genes? AMY1 copy numbers

Low carb or high carb – what diet is right for you? The AMY1 gene test. Before I knew anything about the effect of diet on my health and hunger, I did notice that an hour or 2 after eating refined starch foods I suffered low blood sugar and was ravenously hungry. Back in the […]

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Type 1 diabetic loses weight & achieves normal blood sugar on low carb/ paleo diet

A little while back I saw a comment from Sue, a type 1 diabetic, who had written about her success using low carb paleo to achieve normal blood glucose levels. I love inspiring stories, and as Sue was also a New Zealander (AKA Kiwi) I asked if she would mind sharing her story on my […]

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Study: More weight lost on higher carb diets for some

I saw this quote in a Psychology today article recently “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” (The right tool for the job). It’s not new of course, it’s one we’ve heard often. But as I reflect over my varied careers and life experiences, I  realise how often I’ve fallen into […]

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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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