What is Functional Pathology?

by Leisa on April 3, 2009

Today I am off on a whirlwind trip for ARL Pathology, lecturing at Practitioner Discussion Groups for Doctors and Naturopaths in Adelaide and Perth. ARL is the leader in the field of what is called “functional pathology”.   Not just looking for overt diseases, their large range of comprehensive tests search for biochemical imbalances that can
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INCREASING PREVALENCE OF FOOD ALLERGY AND FOOD INTOLERANCE IN AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN AND ADULTS From ARL Functional Pathology eNews A recent article in The Age newspaper, Victoria, reported on research finding the prevalence of peanut allergies in children has doubled in the past decade. Canberra-based clinical allergy physician, Dr Raymond Mullins, lead author of the study,
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December E-Health News

by Leisa on December 13, 2008

The latest edition of E-Health News is available to members, and is a festive issue full of information for the silly season. In this issue I give lots of raw recipes that make a healthy and delicious addition to your Christmas dining table; the main article is about sunlight and vitamin D; we discuss raw
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Love Bites!

by Leisa on October 4, 2008

A friend of mine in Sydney has started producing some fantastic organic raw treats – Love Bites and Energy Bars.  At the retreat I gave everyone some of the Love Bites on arrival and on the day they were leaving everyone had a Love Bite and an Energy Bar to take with them for the
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Raw Pleasure

by Leisa on October 3, 2008

A great big hello and thank you to Jennie from Raw Pleasure for her support for the Embracing Life! Retreats.  Raw Pleasure is a fantastic resource for anything to do with Raw Food, health, detoxing etc and they have the best range of raw books you will find anywhere! Along with selling some great
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Skin and Hair Care

by Leisa on October 1, 2008

Another aspect of health that we address at the Embracing Life! Retreat, is that of lowering the body burden of chemicals that we use every day in our personal care and cleaning products. Most brands of these products are made with synthetic chemicals that can be absorbed into our body and added to the toxins
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Super Dooper Superfoods!

by Leisa on September 29, 2008

Raw Power – were a great help with supplying me with information hand-outs on all different types of superfoods and sending me samples of over a dozen superfoods for us to try at the retreat. One of the lectures that I do at the Embracing Life! Retreat, is on the benefits of using whole
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Grander Water

by Leisa on September 28, 2008

Grander Water were another generous supplier supporting the Embracing Life! Retreat with a portable water treatment unit that provided us with top quality water to drink during the week. Grander Water is not a “water filter” and can’t be compared to anything else on the market.  It is a stand alone technology that alters the
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Sunlight Saunas

by Leisa on September 27, 2008

One of the highlights of the retreat (and there were many!) was the generous supply by Sunlight Saunas, of a three person Sunlight Sauna Cabin and a Solo Sauna for our use during the retreat. Roseanne from Sunlight drove up on the Sunday and organised the set up of these units at the resort.  They
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The Retreat!

by Leisa on September 26, 2008

I can’t believe that it’s been two weeks since I last wrote on my Blog!  I think that is the longest gap I’ve had since I started writing over a year ago. The reason for my absence is due to the launch of my very first Embracing LIfe! Retreat! On the 14th September myself and my
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