Two of my favourite authors are Robb Wolf author of The Paleo Solution and Claire Yates author of Optimum Health the Paleo Way both present amazing information about the importance and difference between the grass-fed option and the grain-fed or finished choice of meat.
Claire Yates makes the point that animal and humans alike thrive on the diet that they are designed to or evolved to eat. Domesticated animals that are fed a diet of soy, corn, and protein meal, or synthetic vitamins impacts on the health of the animals. This is reflected in the quality of fats and nutrients within the meats. Continue reading
I was asked a question about how to start making lifestyle modifications to help a myriad of health issues within a family. What is step 1? The question was specific to merging into a Paleo diet but as we are all different I intend to make this information fit across a few dietary principles. Continue reading
Surely each of us knows the experience of being drawn to someone because of their infectious laugh and glowing spirit. Being able to spend some time with the Merrymaker Sisters was one of the most soul-giggling experiences that I have encountered. These two are sweet and affectionate to all and their kind natures are a testimony to the path that they have journeyed and especially to the education that they have experienced through studying as holistic health coaches. Continue reading
Mushroom Sliders with Bacon Jam and onion
How much Protein is actually required on a Paleo/LCHF diet? “Isn’t it just all meat?”
The Paleo/LCHF lifestyle and the ratio of meat protein required within the diet is often misrepresented by media. Kris Kresser supports the notion that a paleo lifestyle is what you want it to be. I view the paleo lifestyle to be one of real food, void of grains, real exercise that forces you out into nature walking along logs, running hopping and carrying things otherwise known as functional fitness, and a lifestyle that abides by the circadian rhythms or principles that natures abides by.
Meat protein should make up roughly 0.8g (actual protein) of your ideal body weight per day. Eg I weigh 60kg therefore 0.8g x 60 = 48g. I need roughly 48g of protein daily. Continue reading