Tag Archives: weight loss

‘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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How eating more protein and less carbs can cut your calorie intake by half

In my paleo nutrition seminar I use this study to illustrate how food affects hormones that in turn affect appetite. (Note: Next seminar Auckland 4th December, Papamoa 1st December – more info here: Paleo Nutrition Seminars New Zealand) In order to lose weight – you must eat less fuel. Fuel not used will get stored […]

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Fitter, stronger, happier and 28 kg lighter. CrossFit + Paleo

Michelle is a member of CrossFit Auckland, the gym where I was first introduced to CrossFit and the Paleo diet (Thanks to Robb Wolf the CrossFit nutritionist in 2009) Here is her story: In January this year I was really unhappy with how I looked and I knew something needed to change. I had booked […]

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$1037 worth of paleo and health ebooks for just $37.00 1 week only 7 – 14 October

Dont miss this amazing 1 week offer: 71 Ebooks, all paleo / diet / health related. Offer opens NOW: 7th October 2013 and closes 14th October. By buying these you support this blog and all the amazing authors. Plus discounts on a number of paleo products Click here to get more information and to buy […]

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Weight loss on the paleo diet – a guide to portion control

Is there a need to control portions on the paleo diet?  There are a number of ways paleo eating is taught with respect to weight loss, and most are successful, but what if you aren’t getting the fat loss you would like? How paleo for weight loss is taught: 1. Eat clean (i.e. paleo food) […]

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Low carb paleo + crossfit, not losing weight – my recommendations

Thank you so much everyone for your comments and suggestions. I was curious to see how others would respond to this problem. This post is a followup to my a senario that I was presented with – a  new client who has been following a low carb diet and is doing 5 – 6 sessions […]

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Type 1 diabetic loses weight & achieves normal blood sugar on low carb/ paleo diet

A little while back I saw a comment from Sue, a type 1 diabetic, who had written about her success using low carb paleo to achieve normal blood glucose levels. I love inspiring stories, and as Sue was also a New Zealander (AKA Kiwi) I asked if she would mind sharing her story on my […]

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New Zealand Paleo, Primal, Hunter Gatherer diet people – I need your help

Hi all, I am currently writing a paleo guidebook, with specific tips for New Zealanders following a paleo style diet. It’s close to being finished. As well as how to information, it has a number of useful things like my omega 3, omega 6 charts, as well as protein and carb charts of paleo foods. […]

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Study: Chocolate cake with breakfast leads to better weight loss than low carb diet over the long term

This study was in the news today, I just had to post it – because it is very interesting. Food for thought. Cake at breakfast with protein led to greater weight loss, significantly more over the long-term for clinically obese people, in a 32 week study. The difference was not in the short-term, but in […]

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Yet another new study shows weight loss doubles on a higher protein diet.

A recent Australian Study found increasing protein to about 30% calories on a calorie reduced diet, resulted in greater weight loss and better appetite control. Sigh. I noticed this effect 16 years ago when I started the Zone diet, and have been teaching it for 14 years or so. Yep it does work, amazing that […]

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