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Ecostore – household products without harmful chemicals, that work

I’m a big fan of Ecostore cleaning products. I’ve recently read the inspiring story of how they came to be. Malcolm Rands owned a rural property and wanted the water that left their house to be safe for the environment. He also envisaged cleaning and personal care produsts that were safe without any questionable ingredients. […]

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Paleo Nutrition Seminar, Auckland, Dec 4th, last one for 2013

This is the last Paleo seminar for this year, please share if you have friends in Auckland, there are places left. Wednesday December 4th 6.30 – 9.15pm Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn. Auckland $45.00 (includes 60 page paleo booklet) Contact me: 09 3781573  juliannetaylor@xtra.co.nz to book a place I live in […]

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Mineral deficiencies in New Zealand: Iodine

Iodine deficiency is on the rise in New Zealand, and those eating a paleo diet may be affected. Here is a map of Global Iodine deficiency (Source http://www.iccidd.org/) New Zealand soils contain low amounts of iron, iodine and selenium (I’ll talk about selenium deficiency in NZ in another post) Goitre (swollen thyroid due to iodine […]

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Paleo Seminar Grey Lynn, Auckland, October 10th, 6.30pm

The next paleo seminar has been scheduled in Auckland for Thursday October 10th. Please contact me if you would like to book a place Julianne :  email juliannetaylor@xtra.co.nz (phone: 09 3781573 or text 021 680703)   Auckland: Thursday October 10th 6.30 – 9.15pm. Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. $45.00 (includes Paleo Guidebook) Content: […]

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American to New Zealand: food translations. Coconut products and flour alternatives.

We may speak the same language but we have a number different food names. Many paleo cookbooks list food ingredients that we in New Zealand have never heard of. Occasionally these foods are uncommon in New Zealand shops – but frequently they are just know by another name. Here is a list of common US […]

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Paleo Nutrition Seminar 24th September, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 6.30pm

I will be presenting a paleo seminar in Auckland on Tuesday, September 24th. Please email me directly to book a place. Places are limited to around 20 people. Julianne :  email juliannetaylor@xtra.co.nz (phone: 09 3781573 or text 021 680703)   Auckland: Tuesday September 24th 6.30 – 9.15pm. Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. $45.00 […]

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Vitamin D can cut your risk of flu by half

Have you ever wondered about the seasonal variation in colds and flu’s? Why is influenza seasonal in every country? Given the amount of international travel, why doesn’t the flu hit both hemispheres at the same time? Why do epidemics occur coincidentally at the same latitudes? Where is the virus between epidemics? Have a look at […]

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Marlene Zuk on Kim Hill show, National radio, Saturday 8th June, 11.05

If you are a New Zealander, you might want to listen in: Marlene Zuk, who wrote the book Paleo Fantasy is being interviewed by veteran Kill Hill this Saturday on her morning show. at 11.05 am Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live An exposé of pseudoscientific myths about […]

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Paleo diet in New Zealand: Seminars, new blogs, meetup groups…

I’m working on a new post on diet and celiac disease. In the meantime here is an update on the state of Paleo eating in my home New Zealand, and information on seminars and resources. The Paleo Diet is soaring in popularity in New Zealand as it is on other countries, primarily in the main […]

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How we holiday

It’s summer here in New Zealand. The time we make our annual 3 hours drive northwards for a couple of weeks camping on the beachfront. (This area – the Tutukaka coastline is rated 2nd most beautiful in the world by National Geographic) We live a virtually technology free life. We live with nature, our days […]

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