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School’s of Paleo Thought
Paleo, Primal, Ancestral Eating, AIP, Vegan, what the -? There is a multitude of diets and ways of eating out there but the ‘it’ diet of the moment is definitely Paleo. While the media has mutilated the Paleo framework to appear dangerous, experts in the field of...
Why Calories Don’t Matter
For years we have been told to avoid fat, especially saturated fat due to its high caloric density and that these calories will work against us if we are trying to loose weight. But what if I told you that this simply wasn’t true?
What is Leptin? What is Insulin? And Why Are They Making Me Fat?
You may have heard a lot of talk recently about some whacky hormones called Insulin and Leptin and their supposed affect on your waistline, but have you ever really been able to understand any of this? In this article I endeavour to explain exactly what insulin and...
My Favourite Gluten Free Alternatives
One of the first instructions I give my patients when prescribing a healthier diet is to go gluten-free. This often causes quite a bit of angst as I am begged the questions: ‘Why?’ And ‘What Will I Eat?’ both of these questions I have answered...
It seems that almost everywhere you look and read these days regarding health, a story about the gut, leaky gut or microbiome pops up and drags in your attention. It’s a really hot topic, one that is unregulated and one that we as chiropractors can do loads with when we know enough about it.
The Good, The Bad and The Hungry Of Intermittent Fasting
Intermittent Fasting (IF) seems to have come to our attention lately as the Paleo crowd makes claim that ‘it’s only natural’ and that ‘hunter gatherers would go days without game’. It is an interesting concept – the idea that perhaps we don’t need 3 meals and 3 snacks...
Why Gluten Free Diets Don’t Cause Diabetes
A recent study hijacked by the media has reported that Gluten-Free diets are associated with an increased risk for type 2 Diabetes; and like so many of these studies upon closer inspection we can see that these reports are…flawed to say the least.
My Take On Ketosis
Diets seem to be getting more and more complicated these days and the latest trend towards “Ketogenic Diets” seems to be, for the most part, yet another example of people overcomplicating their relationship with food. Do we really need to complicate things any further?
Why We Keep it RAW
People never really seem to understand why I am so passionate about keeping the ingredients in my Forage Cereal range as close to their natural state as possible. Read why I choose RAW ingredients.