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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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Study: More weight lost on higher carb diets for some

I saw this quote in a Psychology today article recently “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” (The right tool for the job). It’s not new of course, it’s one we’ve heard often. But as I reflect over my varied careers and life experiences, I  realise how often I’ve fallen into […]

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