About Marcus

Husband to an amazing wife who was diagnosed with MS nearly three years ago. Since then we have been fighting, and winning with the help of the Paleo diet and the ancestral health movement. Dedicated to sharing the lifestyle we use to keep beating MS and to helping others with the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol.

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homemade avocado stuffed grass fed beef burgers

Homemade Avocado Stuffed Grass Fed Beef Burgers Recipe

Homemade beef burgers (grass fed of course) are a favourite of ours at home and McDaddy’s is on the way to replace McDonalds as a favourite for the kids (I just need to supply the burgers in a cute box and with an instantly forgettable toy and I think i’ll have that fiendish Ronald McDonald bested for […]

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paleo pancakes made without nut flour or eggs

Paleo Pancakes – Autoimmune Protocol Recipe

This is a great Paleo pancake recipe that does away with the need for any nut flours or eggs but does not compromise on the taste. This is perfect for those of you looking to keep your Omega 6 in check (too much nut flour is no good thing) and works as a recipe for […]

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paleo friendly flours

Better Paleo Flours – Autoimmune Friendly

When you first go Paleo, lots of the foods you used to eat are no longer available to you, and if you did a lot of baking this means many of the healthy, home cooked foods you used to prepare have to be taken off the menu. This is problematic, as in these busy lives […]

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smoked salmon, mushrooms, spinach & sweet potato hash browns

Smoked Salmon & Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Breakfast can be a bit of a dirty word on the Paleo diet, but, add in the additional restrictions of following the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol with no eggs, nuts, tomatoes etc and then, well, that Intermittent Fasting to skip breakfast can look a whole lot more attractive (and is what I tend to do in […]

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Autoimmune Coconut Macaroons

Since going paleo, if there is one thing that has really made a difference, it has been coconut. Coconut milk curries, virgin coconut oil for frying, coconut flour for baking and desiccated coconut for, well, for wherever the heck I can work it in. Also, when you factor in the additional restrictions from the Paleo autoimmune protocol […]

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Diet and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – A Letter to the BBC

Earlier today it was announced in the news that Jack Osbourne has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Jack is the son of our own Ozzy Osbourne who was born and lived a few short miles from where we live in Birmingham, UK so whilst Jack comes from the US this story kind of feels close to home. […]

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Ultimate Coconut Macaroons Recipe (Paleo)

I love Coconut Macaroons, said it, got it off my chest. But, being into a super healthy, clean eating lifestyle the excess sugar and rancid vegetable oils in the otherwise delicious shop bought macaroons had me wanting to make my own. So, off to Google we go looking for dairy free macaroons, gluten free macaroons, […]

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a crossfit workout

10 Minute Workouts

I find myself ever more interested in Crossfit from an ‘elite fitness’ and maximum results from a minimum time investment but the daily workouts posted on www.crossfit.com are just so damn tough. The general idea is that Crossfit provides all round fitness, unlike say jogging, that gets you good at, well, jogging, Crossfit gets you […]

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Dr Terry Wahls fights MS with diet

Paleo vs MS – Terry Wahls

Last week I posted a video showing Matt Embry, diagnosed with MS in 1995 and some fairly heavy duty symptoms he has put the disease into remission using a Paleo style diet developed by his father, with some input from the Godfather of Paleo Loren Cordain and detailed over at Direct-MS (DIet REsearch into the Cause and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis). […]

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Runner doing some HIIT cardio training

Paleo Marathon Training – 12 Month Plan

I have done some digging and seemingly, there is no good resource out there for Paleo marathon training. If you stumbled across this hoping it would be it, well, sorry, this is day 1, of what is going to be a 12 month study into the best way to train for a Marathon, to do […]

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