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‘Caveman’ or Paleo diet in the news in New Zealand

(Paleo Nutrition Seminar: 10th April 2014, Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland; More info) Both the New Zealand Herald and National Radio (Government funded radio station) in New Zealand picked up on  recent study showing post-menopausal women lost more weight, more fat from their waist and had better triglycerides (part of your cholesterol measure) than the […]

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Dr Terry Wahls reverses her own Multiple Sclerosis with hunter gatherer nutrition

Auto-immune disease and paleo diets, another truly remarkable story. I couldn’t resist posting this, as I have a thing about the power of diet and auto-immune  conditions. This talk is  inspiring in that Dr Terry Wahls worked out how to reverse her own debilitating Multiple Sclerosis. Dr Wahls was almost completely bed-bound, and is now […]

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The paleo diet variation to treat auto-immune disease

The Auto-immune Paleo diet (Click here for a list of autoimmune diseases) This post covers:  A brief introduction to the conventional view of auto-immune disease, causes and treatment An brief outline of Cordain’s theory of auto-immune disease and the link to agricultural foods The food you need to eliminate if you have an auto-immune condition. […]

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Clinical Studies supporting the Paleo diet (rebuttal to US News)

You may have recently seen that the paleo diet was ranked 20th in the US News http://health.usnews.com/best-diet/paleo-diet,.and http://health.usnews.com/best-diet/best-overall-diets.. Take a look at the bottom of each diet – there is a yes and no vote as to whether this diet worked for you. The Paleo diet has an overwhelming number of positive votes, and only […]

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Loren Cordain lecture – Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet: Health Implications for the 21st Century

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dw1MuD9EP4] A recent lecture from Prof Loren Cordain The Paleo Diet: Dr. Loren Cordain’s published research papers, book chapters and other stuff Thanks O Primitivo, Be sure to check out his website Canibais e Reis which is a fantastic resource of Paleo research and a large compilation of interesting paleo blog posts and videos. It […]

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Dr. Jean Seignalet, ancestral diet and auto-immune disease trials

Auto-immune diseases. I have one – Hashimotos (or two , possibly mild lupus as well), my mother has one – lupus, with small airways disease,  my great great grandmother had severe lupus. The lupus rash on her face became so damaged by the harsh New Zealand sun her nose virtually rotted away. My mother’s lupus […]

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