Tag Archives: Maori

David Shearer tempted to eat Paleo, Jacko Gill's workout

This post is  a bit of a round-up of Paleo and Primal nutrition and lifestyle here in my little home country of New Zealand Jacko Gill, athlete – shot put, just 16 years old has qualified for the Olympic games. In New Zealand – a country of just 4 million, we revere sports stars who […]

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Mark Sisson (Primal Blueprint) in NZ Herald

Mark Sissons Primal Blueprint cookbook has made the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s list of 5 worst cookbooks: The Primal Blueprint, meanwhile, “sets back evidence-based nutrition nearly two million years“. It includes “a section of cholesterol-laden recipes for offal – entrails and internal organs”. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10696134 The Primal diet is a Paleolithic diet – yes the […]

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Fructose Intake Associated With an Increased Risk for Gout

Gout is a significant problem in New Zealand especially amongst the indigenous Maori population. This article explains there is a distinct link in studies between Fructose and increased uric acid and gout. Gout is also connected with metabolic syndrome, sleep apnea, and taking statin medication. And interestingly besides treating these issues, coffee consumption has been […]

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Taine Randell, Maori eating like their ancestors, losing weight, improving health. 60 minutes

Yesterday TV3 had a 60 minutes piece on Maori living in Flaxmere, who have taken part in a 10 week trial eating the way their ancestors did 150 years ago (pre-European) Meat, seafood, fat and vegetables. The result, diabetes reversing, blood sugar dropping and an 8 kg average weight loss in 10 weeks. Ex All […]

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