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The 6-Week Sugar Detox Program

How often have you started a diet only to find you can’t stick to it and you “fall off the wagon” a month or two after starting? Why do diets fail? Because they often change everything about your diet all at once. Because they often restrict calories which leaves you feeling unsatisfied and drives hunger & food cravings. Because […]

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Christine Cronau on Why Saturated Fat is Good For Us: Low Carb Down Under

Christine is the author of The Fat Revolution and Great Health is a Piece of Cake. In her presentation at the Low Carb Down Under in Byron, the lean Christine soundly dispelled the myths surrounding the conventional wisdom that saturated fat is bad for us and damages our heart health. She showed us some before […]

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How to Substitute Your Weekly Staple Veggies For Something Different

Did you check out the Wild Food Challenge last week? If you didn’t, then this post will make no sense to you whatsoever, so read this first. Ok, those of you who are still with me, hands up if you read the Wild Food Challenge and thought “Well, that sounds good… in theory. But how […]

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21-Day Sugar Detox

Like many who have “gone Paleo” I feel like I have added sugar under control…Most of the time. Yes, there are times when I will go for a gluten-free cake or dessert at a restaurant. And, yes sugar has been the prime culprit in pushing me off the Paleo wagon in the past. But when […]

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The 7 Best Answers to the Question of “What is Paleo?”

This is a multi-media round-up of what (I think) are the best answers to the question of “what is paleo?” by some of my favourite bloggers, from around the Paleo Blogosphere and beyond.

If you are totally new to the whole idea of Paleo then this is a great place to start.
On the other hand, you may have been doing this whole thing for awhile but are struggling to explain to your family and friends why you have chosen to overhaul your lifestyle in ways that can seem overly dramatic and restrictive to those who are looking in from the outside.…

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What is the Paleo Diet?

Often definitions for what the Paleo Diet is all about and the ‘rules’ or guidelines for what to eat and what to avoid on a Paleo Diet, start with explanations of what Paleolithic Man (aka our caveman and cavewoman ancestors) might have eaten for the many millions of years before we started cultivating crops, farming […]

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Coconut Yoghurt Recipe

I posted up a picture of our homemade Easter treats to Facebook and the response was huge! The Chocolate Egg Nests were a big hit with both our family and our Facebook fans.  And let me tell you, not only do they look awesome, they were also super tasty! But the question on everyones lips (and […]

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Easy Egg Pancake Recipe

The Easy Egg Pancake is both easy and tasty! This is my go-to brekkie meal most mornings and this is also the recipe I shared with Jimmy Moore and Mindy Noxon Iannotti when I was a guest on the Low-Carb Conversations Podcast recently. If you don’t have any mad spatula skills then this one is […]

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The Dieters Christmas Conundrum

Christmas is upon us. It might look slightly different for each of us but one thing is for certain…THERE…WILL…BE…FOOD. And there will probably be a lot of it. Roast turkey, ham, new potatoes, roast veggies, prawns, crayfish, oysters, pork, steaks and sausages on the BBQ, salads, yorkshire puddings, panettone, trifle, pavlova, chocolate, christmas pudding, cherries, […]

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The Complexities Surrounding the Simple Task of Eating

The problem with choice

Humans have been eating for over 2 million years, so you would think that we have got the hang of it by now, wouldn’t you?

Evidently not.

We no longer have to hunt our food down or go foraging in the wilderness for it.
The hardest thing we have to do for food now, is to run the gauntlet of the
supermarket aisles, battling it out with the other shopping trolleys in the wild west of Woolworths.
But, as a race we are fatter, slower and more diseased than ever.

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The E.S.M Top 5 Tips for Weight Loss

In the southern hemisphere where I live, spring has sprung.  The trees are in blossom, the days are getting longer and warmer and the scent of freshly mown grass is in the air. People are starting to look at their pasty bodies with growing remorse and regret for all the stodgy tummy-warming pastas, curries and […]

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