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Wired to Eat by Robb Wolf (review)

Robb Wolf’s has been a significant influence on my thinking and learning in the area of nutrition. Around 2009, my dad mentioned that he’d been reading the transcripts for the Paleo Solution Podcast.  I think Robb’s podcast with Andy Deas and then Greg Everett was the first podcast I listened to.  I would like to […]

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stir fry veggies with sardines

This is a simple  breakfast we’ve been doing at our place lately. For an speedy pre-work breakfast we buy the veggies pre-chopped from Coles (in a bag) and throw them in the fry pan with some butter. For some extra protein and nutrients open a can of sardines when the veggies are done. As you can […]

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how optimize your diet for your insulin resistance

Lately, I’ve seen a number of common themes come up at low carb conferences and online.  The contentious questions tend to run along the lines of: I did really well on a low carb diet initially, but my fat loss seems to have stalled. What gives?  What should I do now? If protein is insulinogenic […]

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basil pesto

Pesto can be a yummy way to get your get your micronutrients as well as high levels of fat at the same time. This rustic version comes from Jessica Haggard’s Primal Edge Ketogenic Cookbook. Simple to make, it contains basil, pine nuts and olive oil with garlic for extra taste and minerals. The basil and […]

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how to use your bathroom scale as a fuel gauge

“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.” St Augustine This article is a follow up to the “How to use your glucose metre as a fuel gauge” article, which has been quite popular, with lots of people reporting success in lowering their blood glucose and recalibrating their hunger signals by using the numbers they see […]

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