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Why Is This STILL Happening?

by Leisa on August 4, 2013

On the weekend my seven-year-old step-son asked about what the words “free-range” meant on the cartons of eggs in the health food store we were shopping in. He has a deep interest in anything to do with animals, and I love being able to answer questions such as this with more than a two-second reply.
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A Whole Foods Diet Needs No Labels

by Leisa on July 29, 2013

Yesterday morning we had the television on at home, whilst we were pottering around the kitchen, and a segment came up that grabbed my attention. The topic was on a proposal being submitted to the government, promoting a new star-based nutrional labelling system for food. The idea behind the new proposal, was that a star-based system would enable consumers
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Do You Suffer With Food Cravings?

by Leisa on July 24, 2013

Many people suffer from quite severe food cravings that they feel unable to control, sending them into a spiral of self-recrimination and guilt.  Often the craving is for carbohydrates in any form, whether it be a bread, sugar, potato chips or alcohol addiction; or it may be for chocolate or other types of dairy products.
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Gasland – Coming to Australia

by Leisa on May 21, 2011

Not long ago I watched the movie GasLand which premiered as a part of the Life Changing Doco’s series at the Gold Coast Arts Centre – and it had a profound effect on me. The movie was about “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing of the earth to release natural gas, also known as coal seam gas mining.
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David Wolfe in Samudra WA

by Leisa on March 7, 2011

Instead of telling you what I thought of the retreat, I’ve included below a copy of a blog post written by Hannah which she posted on her site A Very Foodly Diary.  My Week With Mr Wolfe What can I say? David Wolfe is a man who walks his talk. And when that talk promotes
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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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Food, Inc. the Movie is Mainstream!

by Leisa on July 7, 2010

A few nights ago we put on a new release DVD to watch, called Brothers; (a disturbing, but brilliant movie – Tobey Maguire is an incredible actor) and lo and behold in the previews was the movie Food, Inc. I was astounded! This is surely a sign that things are changing and more awareness is
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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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David Wolfe Tour (216)

Catching Up!

by Leisa on March 20, 2010

Hi everyone – wow it’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog! The last entry prior to the David Wolfe Tour posts – is about the Australia Day Retreat, and that was over two months ago – what happened?? Well, what happened was the whirlwind of the David Wolfe Australian Tour – which was such
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Stop Classifying Food as Drugs!

by Leisa on November 20, 2009

Why oh why does the government want to regulate our food as drugs? “The difference between a food and a drug is crystal clear:  One is natural and one is man-made synthetic and prone to side effects. If they get away with classifying foods as medicine, prices of nutritional ‘superfoods’ like chlorella and spirulina will
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