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The Great Salt Debate

by Leisa on May 23, 2016

No wonder the public are confused when the media features conflicting stories on aspects of health and diet on a daily basis. This week the stories being highlighted were about salt – one article that made the headlines was a study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet which showed that low-salt intake led
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Christiane Northrup

These ‘Safe’ Drugs Are Not Safe

by Leisa on May 18, 2016

I just read a great article by acclaimed Women’s Health Expert, Christiane Northrup entitled “Why I Won’t Take These ‘Safe’ Drugs.” The four drugs she mentions in the article are four that I am also very against, and it was excellent to read her simple, but thorough explanations of why they are so dangerous. She
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There was an article written recently by Dr Aseem Malhotra, arguing that the  “benefits of statins have been exaggerated and their side effects downplayed” in the rush by the medical profession to prescribe these nasty medications to millions of people who don’t actually need them. Actually, I would argue that no one actually needs a
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Cholesterol Trouble?

by Rhianna on May 13, 2014

One of the good things about having a partner who is a naturopath, is that I can pinch the occasional health related post from his Facebook wall! I found this post this morning, and thought it explained cholesterol so perfectly that I had to share it with you! Written by Asa Harrington, awesome naturopath and
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Tamiflu is a Hoax

by Leisa on December 8, 2009

Natural News “When it comes to selling chemicals that claim to treat H1N1 swine flu, the pharmaceutical industry’s options are limited to two: Vaccines and anti-virals. The most popular anti-viral, by far, is Tamiflu, a drug that’s actually derived from a Traditional Chinese Medicine herb called star anise. But Tamiflu is no herb. It’s a potentially
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What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?

by Leisa on March 26, 2009

This is quite funny and reminds me that I need a reality check at times – because I am so immersed in health and healthy practices in both my work and my personal life, I forget how most “normal” people live. It started when a friend was visiting a week ago, and as we shared a cuppa
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Fruit-Juice

Isn’t this the silliest thing you’ve ever heard? Researchers have found that components in certain fruits such as grapefruit, apples and oranges, can inhibit the uptake of certain drugs through the intestine.  “The concern is loss of benefit of medications essential for the treatment of serious medical conditions” it has been stated. Granted, that may very
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Making Up Diseases…

by Leisa on July 10, 2008

That’s right, the pharmaceutical companies are at it again, making up diseases so that they can treat these fictitious problems with a drug.  Which is fine for adults, who, if they only care to research even a little bit, can find out the dangers of prescription medication for themselves, but this latest push is to medicate
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Still on the subject of synthetic hormones for women, I do a lot of work with balancing hormones naturally, and in certain circumstances when a women needs Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, I refer her to a Dr. for this. In Australia we have what are called Compounding Chemists, which make up to order, capsules, creams
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There’s Nothing Accidental About Murder

by Leisa on February 7, 2008

When one person kills another through a genuine accident or through no fault of their own it is termed manslaughter.  When one person dies at the hands of another person who is knowingly in charge of a lethal weapon, it is murder. And this is what happened to Heath Ledger, murdered by the medical industry
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