April 2010

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Stop The Whaling!

by Leisa on April 30, 2010

A new proposal would lift the global ban on commercial whale hunting. Countries are deciding their positions on it now, so an outcry is needed — sign to protect the ban and save the whales: The International Whaling Commission has just unveiled a proposal to legalize commercial whale hunting for the first time in 24
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Thyroid Doctors Under Attack

by Leisa on April 28, 2010

This is another article about what is happening with the medical system in Britain, but it is certainly reflected here in Australia.  This article came through from Mary Shomon from thyroid.about.com and very similar situations have happened here in Australia. It astounds me how much power the Australian Medical Association has, and how much they
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Are We a Nation of Pill-Poppers?

by Leisa on April 26, 2010

This article was from dailymail.co.uk, and was written about Britain’s pill-popping habits, but Australia isn’t far behind! “Britain has become a nation of pill-poppers who turn to tablets to cure every ill, official figures show. We each pick up more than 16 prescriptions a year on average, twice as many as 20 years ago, Department of
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When I first read this article from Natural News, I thought it was of Mike’s satire pieces – but unfortunately it wasn’t. There is an organisation in the US called Susan G. Koman 3-Day For The Cure – according to Wikipedia: “Taking place in 15 cities in the USA, the 3-Day for the Cure is a series
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Miranda Kerr – A Health Advocate

by Leisa on April 22, 2010

Successful Australian model Miranda Kerr is a fine ambassador for healthy and sustainable living.  She looks fit and glowing, and is often found talking about her lifestyle and what keeps her in tip-top shape. It’s nice to hear about a celebrity who credits Yoga, organic food and skin care products, noni juice, goji berries and green tea
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The Great Detox Myth?

by Leisa on April 20, 2010

Goodness I get cranky when I see articles written by journalists appearing in the mainstream press, who do not have a clue what they are writing about! This is the case in an article I found on dailymail.co.uk  “The great detox myth: Millions of women swear by detoxing – but is it just an expensive
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Raw Food Perfectionism

by Leisa on April 18, 2010

I admire perfectionism, I have a healthy dose of this trait myself – but it is when perfectionist tendencies turn rigid that they become a problem – both for the person with the stratospheric expectations, and for those around them. Perfectionism – the need for things to be 100% perfect all the time, can engender
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Chemtrails and Bee Decline

by Leisa on April 16, 2010

We don’t seem to have as many chemtrails here in Australia as there seem to be in America and Europe, but if anyone has read much about them, they always appear to be a bit of a mystery. This letter appeared in Feb / March edition of Nexus Magazine, and it certainly gives some food
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Agave – Healthy or Harmful?

by Leisa on April 14, 2010

This message came through from Loving Earth yesterday – and I’m so pleased they explained about the difference between good quality organic, cold extracted Agave Nectar, and the poor quality processed product: “Recently there has been controversy regarding the use and promotion of agave syrup as a health food. Agave Nectar – The high fructose
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Study Links Heart Disease to Ovary Cysts

by Leisa on April 12, 2010

From Ninemsn:  “An Australian study has identified a previously unsuspected cause of heart disease in women, the hormonal disorder polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The condition affects about ten per cent of women of reproductive age and it is a leading cause of infertility. Adelaide-based researchers have warned that young women with PCOS may show signs
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