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Why diet labels are a problem: Zone, Vegan, gluten free, LCHF, Paleo …

Rant: Why diet labels are a problem. We’ve all seen the diet labels: Paleo, Vegan, Zone, Atkins, Low carb high fat, gluten free etc. Dietary labels describe an eating philosophy, however the label itself leads to problems unintended by the author of that label. As much as I love the paleo diet and it transformed […]

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John Campbell TV3 on the paleo diet and chef Pete Evans

John Campbell did a small segment on the paleo diet (mostly about Pete Evans promoting it in Australia). Have a watch – there is a lot I liked about it. I do want to add though – many are promoting paleo as a high fat, very low carb diet. While this approach works for many […]

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Rheumatoid arthritis – foods that trigger, and diet that helps

In my last post I talked about how a low carb diet can be miraculous for those with an auto-immune disease. Although reducing carbohydrates reduces blood sugar and insulin levels, and consequently inflammatory markers, this is unlikely to be the main reason a low carbohydrate diet works in reducing auto-immune disease. I’ve blogged in the […]

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One overlooked reason low carb diets work that has nothing to do with being low carb

Read this from a comment on Jimmy Moore’s website “I  have suffered for 35 years with devastating Rhuematoid arthritis… I have taken prednisone daily for all those years. ….Now for the real shocker at least for me. I have been able to wean almost all the way off prednisone – down from 5 to 2…” […]

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Random giveaway for feedback – Dr Sears Zone OmegaRx high quality omega 3

  Awesome give-away from me! Okay – I’m not one to do giveaways and promotions as such, but I want some feedback and opinions. (By end July 4th) So I’m giving away 2 bottles of OmegaRx – this is amazing fish oil omega 3 from Barry Sears. One woman described it recently as “rocket fuel” […]

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‘Gut microbiota, immune development and function’ – how our Western diet messes with our gut bacteria

I really like this article – it references the health of paleolithic and ancestral diets in the context of their effect on our gut microbiota. While not strictly paleo as I would teach it, it has some great points. I’ve cut and pasted the abstract and  final thoughts section – evidenced based nutrition principles for […]

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