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Low Carbohydrate – The Paleo Diet

Do You Feed The Body Or The Disease?

Feeding the body vs feeding the disease I recently got given the idea to write a post about this topic from a reader, thanks! I think it’s a great topic for discussion, as in one sentence it seems to really get to the point and polarise exactly what healthy eating is all about. Many people… Continue reading Do You Feed The Body Or The Disease?

Create Your Banting Diet Plan

Creating Your Perfect Banting Diet Plan Before I “found” Paleo, I really had a hard time with staying healthy. I tried my best to eat what I thought at the time was healthy, but the reality was that I was only partially helping my body recover. I thought that all of the “normal” (foods which… Continue reading Create Your Banting Diet Plan

Weight Loss Success Stories with Paleo

Paleo weight loss success stories It is no real secret that Paleo is a great diet if you want to drop some extra kilograms, but where can a person read about other’s success without having to deal with a slew of diet product manufacturer, totally biased, doctored stories. If you’ve been looking for “proof” on the… Continue reading Weight Loss Success Stories with Paleo

Tim Noakes Diet vs Paleo

What is the difference between the “Tim Noakes” diet and Paleo? Update: Looking for tested, cost sensitive, delicious, nutritious and low-carb (Banting/Tim Noakes diet safe) recipes? Great! Check out ours! Click here. Many high fat diets have very similar core ideas and promote the same low carb, grain free and high fat eating. The recent… Continue reading Tim Noakes Diet vs Paleo

Is Paleo an effective Diabetes diet?

This article will adress type 2 diabets specifically Type two diabetics are generally regarded as those people who have diabetes because of lifestyle influences. For the most part, diabetes here is caused by an imbalanced nutrient intake, typically consisting of lots of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates. Sadly, type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic levels across… Continue reading Is Paleo an effective Diabetes diet?

Carbohydrate Sensitivity

What is carbohydrate sensitivity? Carbohydrate sensitivity, (also known as metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance) is a condition affecting more people than it has previously thought to have. The condition arises in many as a direct result of a diet too high in carbohydrates.  Trying to understand carbohydrate sensitivity from the outside can seem pretty difficult. After… Continue reading Carbohydrate Sensitivity

The Tim Noakes Diet

Here is a photo of Tim Noakes and I. It was an honor to meet such an inspiring and influential icon of the paleo movement. Thanks Tim!

Who is Professor Tim Noakes and what is the “Tim Noakes Diet”?  Tim Noakes is a globally acclaimed sports and nutrition professor who specialises in understanding the way the human body functions while performing vigorous activity; such as playing a sport. However, he has great knowledge about nutrition and health for people who aren’t physically… Continue reading The Tim Noakes Diet

Low Carbohydrate Foods

What low carbohydrate foods should I be eating?  Low carbohydrate versions of common high carbohydrate foods: Rice -> Cauliflower rice Use a cheese grater and grate a head of cauliflower so that you are left with a pile of rice like cauliflower pieces. Heat a skillet and fry the cauliflower on a relatively low heat… Continue reading Low Carbohydrate Foods

Healthy Eating Plan To Lose Weight

How to build a healthy eating plan to lose weight Building a healthy eating plan is the cornerstone to a healthy diet. A good place to start if you are interested in building a healthy meal plan is to evaluate what you are already eating and how it is affecting your health. Fat gain is… Continue reading Healthy Eating Plan To Lose Weight

Gout Cure Through Diet Alone

Gout cure through diet alone, is it possible? Gout is caused by a build up of uric acid in the joints, leading to inflammation, lack of movement and lots of pain. The body attempts to control uric acid levels in the body by balancing the rate at which it is excreted out of the body. Uric acid… Continue reading Gout Cure Through Diet Alone

Gluten Intolerance: How To Identify?

Gluten intolerance symptoms: Have you noticed that whenever you eat grain based foods like bread or pasta that your stomach cramps up or you feel uneasy and suffer from diarrhea? Well then you may be gluten intolerant. Gluten intolerance is becoming more and more commonplace in the modern world. Grain producing companies use genetically modified seeds to ensure that they reach their required… Continue reading Gluten Intolerance: How To Identify?

Gluten Free Diet

What constitutes a gluten free diet?  Firstly, perhaps it would be best to examine what gluten actually is and why it is so offensive to the body.  Gluten is a protein that is used in foods to alter their texture and structure. It is particularly valuable in the production of bread as it gives dough… Continue reading Gluten Free Diet

Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Delicious Foods That Burn Belly Fat The conventional wisdom that foods which help with weight loss have to be gross is totally incorrect. Most foods that society encourages you to eat in order to lose weight actually work in the complete opposite way. The correct way of approaching which foods you should be eating is by first removing… Continue reading Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Carbohydrate Intolerance

What do we mean we talk about carbohydrate intolerance and carbohydrate sensitivity? Insulin resistance and carbohydrate intolerance go hand in hand. Essentially they are the same thing and are caused by the same stimulus. Insulin resistance is sadly a lot more common than most people would believe. If your parents are overweight and eat a… Continue reading Carbohydrate Intolerance

Carbohydrate Free Diet

What are the benefits of a carbohydrate free/reduced diet?  Thanks to great authors like Tim Noakes and Tim Ferriss, people are generally aware of the fact that heavy carbohydrate diets don’t work for weight loss or pretty much any other reason. One of the first pieces of advice given by paleo and primal advocates when… Continue reading Carbohydrate Free Diet

Best Way To Lose Weight

What is the best way to lose weight?  As you may expect, the answer to this question is not a straightforward one. There is no “best way”, but there are some right ways that weight loss should be approached. Most advice states that a person should decrease their portion sizes, constrict caloric intake and reduce fat consumption in order… Continue reading Best Way To Lose Weight