The results of a comparison of weight loss regimes were published in 2007, in The Journal of the American Association. This study showed that the Atkins diet achieved the most weight loss compared to 3 other dietary plans namely The LEARN Diet, Ornish Diet and the Zone Diet. These are the diets used during the study. LEARN Diet…

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After my success with cooking roast beef by the low-temperature method, I decided to give a  Lamb Shoulder the low temperature treatment. I love lamb and I thought long slow cooking would be ideal for the lamb shoulder joint. As before I followed the instructions from my book ” How to Meat Perfection” by Donald Russell. Basically, the…

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If you head over to the paleosummit.com you will find exciting news about a gathering of paleo experts that have been herded together by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. Sean has a great blog  were he posts regularly on many topics around paleo health. When I first saw the page my heart sank as I thought there is no way I can visit America…

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I recently came across a talk given by Dr. Robert H. Lustig MD titled Sugar: The Bitter truth. Dr. Lustig is a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of California, Dr. Lustig and his research group from the Division of Endocrinology have been investigating the role of sugar (particularly fructose)  in childhood obesity. I loved this…

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If you follow a low carb or Paleo diet you are probably interested in calculating the amount of protein you need to eat in any one day. Following low carb or Paleo diet principles, you are probably eating adequate amounts of protein in your diet. It is never the less interesting to calculate the amount…

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