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Paleo Foods – The Paleo Diet

The Complete Healthy Smoothie Recipe

I’ve always felt that eating your calories and nutrients is much better than drinking them, so right off the bat I’m mostly against smoothies and smoothie diets.  However, recently I came across the work of Dr. Rhonda Patrick, a scientist specialising in the study of micro-nutrients and their role in optimal health. She has been… Continue reading The Complete Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Grass Fed Steak Comparison

What’s up with grass fed beef? If you’re someone who keeps up with what a Paleo, easy to follow, healthy lifestyle is all about then you’ve no doubt heard or read about grass-fed animal products. What’s the hype? What’s it all about? I’m here to show you and at the same time compare two locally… Continue reading Grass Fed Steak Comparison

Paleo and Dairy

Paleo and Dairy, disaster? Dairy’s story really begins and ends with the fact that it’s essentially baby animal food. It is designed to ensure that growing animals have all they need nutritionally in order to develop a healthy, strong body both effectively and quickly. It is for this reason that milk contains so much nutrients… Continue reading Paleo and Dairy

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

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

Effective Gout Diet

Build An Effective Gout Diet What causes gout?  Gout is a state of joint inflammation and is caused primarily by uric acid crystallising in joints and other supporting tissues. This crystallisation occurs when uric acids exists in high volume in the blood. This state of high blood uric acid concentrations is called hyperuricemia or gout. What produces uric acid… Continue reading Effective Gout 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

Diet Plan To Lose Weight

When dealing with diet's its not as simple as comparing apples with apples...

Searching For An Effective Diet Plan To Lose Weight? Diet’s don’t work. Simple. So what is a person to do? How do you lose weight? Why am I so conditioned to search for a diet plan to lose weight? Aren’t there any other ways? Yes, there most certainly are, and while losing weight is heavily… Continue reading Diet Plan To Lose Weight

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