Fountain Of Youth Concept.

I really shouldn’t read “health” articles on “news” sites, as they do little more than to frustrate me at the lack of knowledge so often on display. This recent article – “Fountain of youth pill available in just two years: Blend of 30 vitamins and minerals may reverse aging of the brain” almost  made me
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Fruit & Vegetables

A small Australian study has just been released showing that a diet high in fibre is a key indicator in what is called “successful aging” – defined as not suffering from disability, depression, dementia, respiratory problems, cancer, heart disease or stroke. The article states: “Dr Bamini Gopinath, from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research in
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Vegetable soup surrounded by fresh vegetables.

Winter Is Here!

by Leisa on May 31, 2016

This was such a great winter post “Winter is Coming… by Rhianna Smith) that I decided to run it again, on this first day of winter! Winter is coming… Ok please excuse the Game of Thrones, Stark house tagline, but it is appropriate in this case! In the last week we have moved from “Oh
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Bali “Bring A Friend” Offer!

by Leisa on May 30, 2016

  Bring a friend with you to the July 2016 Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat, and you will receive a $500 Gift Voucher! Simple conditions apply: The deposit for both yourself & a friend must be paid by 7th June, 2016 Your are welcome to use the gift voucher towards the retreat
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Salt

The Great Salt Debate

by Leisa on May 23, 2016

No wonder the public are confused when the media features conflicting stories on aspects of health and diet on a daily basis. This week the stories being highlighted were about salt – one article that made the headlines was a study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet which showed that low-salt intake led
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Christiane Northrup

These ‘Safe’ Drugs Are Not Safe

by Leisa on May 18, 2016

I just read a great article by acclaimed Women’s Health Expert, Christiane Northrup entitled “Why I Won’t Take These ‘Safe’ Drugs.” The four drugs she mentions in the article are four that I am also very against, and it was excellent to read her simple, but thorough explanations of why they are so dangerous. She
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Tahini Balls

This is an old faithful tahini ball recipe that I’ve just revisited after not making them for quite a long time! These are a great substitute when you are having a chocolate craving – but I always use a mix of half raw cacao powder and half organic carob powder to balance them out so
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Morning Munch! Best Breakfast EVER!

by Leisa on May 10, 2016

It’s not often that I take to my blog to alert the world to a fantastic new product – but this is one that I couldn’t wait to share! It’s called Paleo Power …Morning Munch and has been created by my favourite superfood company – Power Super Foods. PSF’s products go way beyond meeting the
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fruit-juicer

Don’t you just love it when the mainstream media points out the dangers of things like eating fruits and vegetables, or doing risky health practices such as juicing? Honestly, I wonder where they come up with these articles sometimes and I cringe at the thought of people reading them and believing the ridiculous information they
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Healthy food in heart and cholesterol diet concept on vintage bo

There was an article written recently by Dr Aseem Malhotra, arguing that the  “benefits of statins have been exaggerated and their side effects downplayed” in the rush by the medical profession to prescribe these nasty medications to millions of people who don’t actually need them. Actually, I would argue that no one actually needs a
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