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Julianne october 2015

Menopause update: diet, exercise and supplements

This is a follow up from my previous post: “Menopause sucks, even on a paleo diet” It’s just over a year on. I’ve been playing with diet and exercise and menopause supplements. Trying to get back that feeling of pre-menopausal normality and trying to ward what aging is doing to my body. Here’s what I […]

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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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Menopause sucks! Even on a Paleo diet

I’ve been hesitating to post about this topic again, and more specifically about me personally and menopause. I’m officially post menopause. No menstrual cycle for 2 years now, or is it 3? Somehow it’s a far more defining landmark in my life that turning 40, and then 50. I didn’t feel any different at those […]

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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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Menopause, paleo diet and weight gain

I’m on a personal mission. I’m menopausal and my tummy is growing. I don’t like it and I don’t want it and I’d like to find a way to stop it. My passion for nutrition started with a personal mission. I’ve changed my diet so many times over the years. To lose weight (crazy diets […]

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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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