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Chicken Farm

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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Woman checking food labelling

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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David Wolfe Tour Permaculture Day Group

David Wolfe Permaculture Day

by Leisa on February 16, 2011

After a great Sunday afternoon event at Byron Bay (besides the heat!), the next event was a day at Tania Leilani’s permaculture farm in the Mullumbimby Hinterland. I wrote this last year, and stand by my words! “After a few days of rest and relaxation in the hinterland of Northern NSW, the next event was
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The huge crowd in Brisbane

David Wolfe in Brisbane

by Leisa on February 13, 2011

The tour couldn’t have started off any better, with a sell-out crowd in Brisbane for the first leg of the Australian Tour! David Wolfe was on fire, with his legendary blend of science, inspiration and education. We had some fantastic sponsors at the events that I would like to thank: Samudra  bought with them quite
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David Wolfe Tour – Permaculture Day

by Leisa on February 11, 2010

After a few days of rest and relaxation in the hinterland of Northern NSW, the next event was a very special one – a small group of people were privileged to spend a day at the magnificent permaculture gardens of Tania Leilani. Nestled in the rainforest and pristine bushland, Tania has created a paradise on earth,
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rawfood

This article came through on the RawReform e-mail bulletin by Angela Stokes, and it was so good I’ve reproduced it here! “Many of us experience challenges trying to help others to eat more healthily. Well, despair ye no longer, help is at hand… Here are ten top tips for helping reluctant people eat more raw…
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Raw Food Trucker Loses Weight!

by Leisa on October 25, 2009

This guy is just so awesome! Whoever thinks that raw & living foods are just for kitten-kissing, long-haired hippies making love-beads on some commune…think again! Here’s a truck-driving “regular guy” who’s discovered the power of it…and is reinventing his life, his body, and his health in the most inspiring way! Here he is introducing his
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Words of Wisdom from Ann Wigmore

by Leisa on August 18, 2008

Ann Wigmore was a pioneer of the raw and living foods movement, and helped thousands of people regain their health with the Hippocrates Health Institute program which she founded. I was rereading one of her books today “Be Your Own Doctor. A positive guide to natural living” and I came across these gems of wisdom: “Disease stems from
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Weight-Loss

Weighing In on Weight Loss Pt 2

by Leisa on May 29, 2008

Many people do overeat and eat the wrong types of food – but in clinic I have found that in most cases it is the body sending a message and crying out for help. Weight gain due to overeating might mean that the person could be nutrient deficient or fatty acid deficient, low in energy
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