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Allergy vs. Intolerance

Allergy vs. Intolerance

“Bad digestion is the root of all evil” Hippocrates (The Father of Medicine) Even Hippocrates knew over 2,000 years ago how significant the gut is.  It can be connected to just about anything in the body.  An unhealthy gut means an unhealthy...

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All About Dairy-Free

All About Dairy-Free

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. NZ being a dairy-producing country, we are big milk drinkers.  It must be good if kids get it free in schools, right? Milk has...

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All About Gluten-Free

All About Gluten-Free

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Here’s a bit of family history for the Irish descendants. Gluten-free is not a fad.  It’s here for good. We are overeating wheat. ...

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All About Vegetarian

All About Vegetarian

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Types of Vegetarians: Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Eat dairy products and eggs.  This is the most common type of vegetarian, as many as...

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All About Vegan

All About Vegan

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. The million-dollar question is, are almonds vegan? “Veganism is a way of living that seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and...

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All About Intermittent Fasting

All About Intermittent Fasting

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Going without foods for periods of time is engrained in our DNA.  It is argued that fasting is more natural to humans than eating...

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All About The Mediterranean Diet

All About The Mediterranean Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. The Mediterranean diet is definitely a lifestyle, not a diet.  People who eat this way wouldn’t say they are on a ‘diet’. The...

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All About The Primal Diet

All About The Primal Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Self-described godfather of the Primal food and lifestyle, Mark Sisson, published his book ‘The Primal Blueprint’ (this is a...

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All About The Paleo Diet

All About The Paleo Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Paleo is not just a fad.  It is the diet that humans are believed to have eaten during the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age era. ...

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All About The Keto Diet

All About The Keto Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. This also includes low carb high fat (LCHF). This is the diet at the moment for weight loss.  It is a bit like the modern Atkins...

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Past and Future Medicine

Past and Future Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates. Traditional Medicine was developed over generations within various countries/continents of the world before the era of modern medicine.  It stems from a natural and holistic view...

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What Liv is Currently Eating 02/08/19

What Liv is Currently Eating 02/08/19

(Latest photo of me) We all go through phases of cooking the same meal, whizzing up the same smoothie, and reaching in the cupboard to pull out the same snack.  A Nutritionist is no different.  Habit removes the stress and time spent hovering...

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