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Kale is King

Kale is King

I used to think kale was only for vegans or horses (no offence!).  I think I was the only Naturopath/Nutritionist for years who didn’t eat kale!  Until I tried a massaged kale salad and now I eat it nearly every day for dinner (I miss it...

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How To Quit Sugar in 7 Days

How To Quit Sugar in 7 Days

“No added sugar, you’re sweet enough!” Humans are born with a sweet tooth.  Breast milk is very sweet.  The sweet taste is nurturing and comforting.  Hence why we still reach for sweet foods for comfort even as an adult.  When people emotionally...

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How To Make a Filling Smoothie

How To Make a Filling Smoothie

How long does your smoothie keep you full? When people tell me they don’t have a smoothie for breakfast because “it’s not filling enough”, I tell them to try one of my smoothies! Of course a fruit-only smoothie won’t fill you up!  It’s lacking...

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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 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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