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Toxic Oestrogen

Are You Full Of Toxic Oestrogen?

by Leisa on July 19, 2013

Oestrogen dominance is a term that is becoming more familiar, as people start to recognise the crucial role that hormone balance has in our health and in the prevention of many disease states. Oestrogen, a mainly female hormone, has hit the spotlight due to its potential influence in the development of hormonally influenced cancers such
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Is Naturopathy Unscientific?

by Leisa on July 10, 2013

We often hear loud protests from the medical community that natural medicine is “unscientific” because many nutrients, herbs, foods and therapies have not undergone the Gold Standard for the scientific industry – the double blind placebo controlled trial. Natural medicine, because of it’s holistic quality, can never conform to industry standards because you cannot measure
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Breast cancer Wordcloud

Breast cancer has been big news in the media of late. From the controversial (and for me – horrifying) decision of Angelina Jolie to have a preventative mastectomy, to the endless pink ribbon mania and push for more dollars for “cancer research” – now we are hearing more and more about an “alternative” to mastectomies for preventing cancer
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Bottle caps of Coca-Cola products

Deadly, Legal Addictions

by Rhianna on February 13, 2013

The recent article about a 30 year old mother whose death was caused by too much Coca-Cola saddens me on so many levels. It is a tragedy for a woman in the prime of her life to leave behind eight children and a husband for any reason. It is disgusting that Coca-Cola is not admitting
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Menopause

Are You In Oestrogen Overload?

by Leisa on February 7, 2013

Many women (and some men) today are suffering from a little known and poorly understood condition called oestrogen dominance, that can, if not discovered and corrected, have disastrous health consequences. We are mainly familiar with oestrogen as primarily a female hormone, produced by the ovaries, and being responsible for female sexual development and characteristics. In
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Sexy on Raw Tour

Healthy, Hot & Energized!

by Leisa on January 19, 2013

Anyone who reads my blog or is on my “5 tips newsletter” list, knows that I am very discerning about what information I send out to you, and who I choose to promote or endorse. Because I am the organiser for the David Wolfe Australian Tour, there are many great information products that David has
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Surgery

Surgery is Best for Obesity?

by Leisa on December 14, 2012

Last weekend there was an article published in the Herald Sun, titled “Obesity Conference Told Surgery Better Than Exercise for Obese“, which detailed information and proposals discussed at the National Obesity Conference. The article talked about the suggestion by Professor John Dixon, that severe obesity be classed as a chronic medical condition, requiring drugs and surgery to be treated
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Fit & Healthy Leisa

Tears Behind Closed Doors

by Leisa on November 16, 2012

I recently read the book “Tears Behind Closed Doors – failure to diagnose an underactive thyroid: the truth behind the tragedy” by Diana Holmes, and there were some major insights and shifts that came to me through it. For those who are new to my blog, I have been living with hypothyroidism and adrenal fatigue
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Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon

Pinkwashing: Breast Cancer Fraud

by Leisa on November 7, 2012

If anyone happened to notice (!) last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the whole world turned pink. Now, I know I have a pink website, but I didn’t think about the “pinkwashing” industry when I set it up and created my branding! So I’m going to happily own my “Embracing Health Pink” but
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Punching Bag Punch

Fighting Illness: Is it a Battleground?

by Leisa on November 6, 2012

One of the most pervasive themes we find in the way the world views illness today; is that poor health or disease is a battle we need to win. We hear stories every day about a celebrity diagnosed with cancer who vows to “fight with everything they have” and are determined to “win the battle”
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