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Calcium: Doubles Heart Disease Risk

by Leisa on February 14, 2013

Yesterday, on a mainstream news website, came this story “Women with high levels of calcium are at twice the risk of dying from heart disease“, a fact that naturopath’s have known for quite some time, but has been soundly ignored by medical professionals and the media. How often do we hear of a woman being
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The Truth About Calcium & Osteoporosis

by Leisa on November 18, 2009

By John Robbins, author of ‘Diet for a New America’ “25% of sixty-five year old women in the United States are diagnosed with osteoporosis. For a person technically to qualify for this label, it means she has lost 50- 75% of the original bone material from her skeleton. That is 1 out of every 4
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Want Strong Bones? Eat More Greens!

by Leisa on February 4, 2009

This news piece was featured in the Food Matters Newsletter: A new study funded in part by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) suggests that an alkalising diet may be an important key to reducing bone breakdown, or “turnover,” while aging. The study comes on the heels of several ARS-reported studies suggesting that consuming more-than-recommended amounts
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Arthritis Remedies

by Leisa on July 30, 2008

One of the most amazing results I witnessed when working as the Naturopath at Hippocrates Health Centre, was the resolution of arthritic pain in less than a week. I would see people come in on heavy pain medication, stiff, with limited mobility, often with swollen inflamed joints – and after going through a juice fast and
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