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Where Has That Goji Been?

by Leisa on November 12, 2010

Ok, this post could very well be classed as just a little bit too much information, but I couldn’t help sharing While at the Byron Bay Retreat, I decided to have a series of colonics – I happen to LOVE colonics (is that weird?) but I think the whole cleansing process is so good on
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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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The Delightful Dr. Fred

by Leisa on May 26, 2009

This past week I was fortunate enough to have hosted Dr. Fred Bisci and his friend and promoter Rory, on the Gold Coast leg of their national tour.  And what a privilege it has been! For the first couple of days though, the Gold Coast turned on the worst weather imaginable – with South East QLD
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Detoxing – The Dreaded Colon Cleanse!

by Leisa on May 23, 2009

When it comes to detoxing, the colon is our leading weapon in eliminating toxins from our bodies. The colon stores waste until we are ready to expel it, and a healthy body should be having 1 -2 bowel movements per day; any less and the body is constipated. It doesn’t take too much imagination to
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Apples

The Amazing Apple

by Leisa on April 15, 2008

In exploring food as medicine, one food that you just can’t overlook is the humble apple. There is a lot of truth in the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” One of my first introductions into the healing benefits of the apple, was after reading a book called “The Biogenic Diet”
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Inspiring Story

by Leisa on January 12, 2008

I received an e-mail before Christmas from an author that has a site called Cancer Defeated, telling the story of what one family did to help their little boy survive cancer. I thought it was an excellent overview of what can be achieved with natural medicine, and how it can work alongside allopathic medicine when
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What Does A Naturopath Do On Holidays??

by Leisa on December 16, 2007

For most people a holiday means lots of reckless self-indulgence, eating rich food and drinking lots of alcohol – but my most recent holiday didn’t involve any of that at all. Yes, my family and friends think I’m a bit strange (!), but my partner William (who is as health conscious as I am) and
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