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Is This Food Good or Bad?

by Leisa on October 16, 2010

This is the question I get asked most often at the retreats, and there is no one set answer to most queries. One of the understandings I have developed over the years, after talking with thousands of people about their health, is that the overwhelming majority of people want to be healthy, but without becoming a raw
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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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Lots of Red Meat Can Harm Vision

by Leisa on March 20, 2009

This was an interesting report: – “Feed the man meat, but don’t overdo it or he could go blind – that’s the finding of a study carried out by the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Researchers from the hospital and the Centre for Eye Research Australia have found a link between red meat consumption and
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A Savage Tale

by Leisa on January 27, 2009

A few nights ago I saw a movie called “The Savages” starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney. It was a good movie, with great acting and a witty, honest and challenging storyline .  It’s description reads – “When an estranged and senile father starts failing, his son and daughter are suddenly burdened with the heavy
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