nutrition

Goji Berry Lemonade

Hydrating Goji Berry Lemonade!

by Leisa on August 20, 2013

The weather on the Gold Coast has been so divine, it is reminding me that summer is just around the corner! And that reminded me of one of my favourite summer drinks – Goji Berry Lemonade.  There are some wonderful superfood drinks and smoothies you can make to give an extra boost of great nutrition
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Victory!

Never Been Sick A Day In My Life!

by Leisa on August 19, 2013

This post unfortunately is not a celebration of reaching for the incredible heights of health that mean that we are never, ever sick, but moreso, is a little bit of a warning to those who are never, ever unwell. One of the statements that I have heard often as a naturopath is often from people
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superfoods

More Flavour Equals More Nutrition!

by Leisa on August 15, 2013

One of the most important messages I teach at my Embracing Health Retreats, is that we need to become more aware of our instincts around food, and tune into our senses regarding what our body needs. The next point most people make though, is that their body is telling them that they need hamburgers and chocolate every
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 On Saturday July 16th there is going to be a great all day event held on the Gold Coast, with some amazing speakers that you don’t want to miss! Wake Up! Vibrant Health & Toxic-Free Living Seminar Weight Loss: Hormones: Anti-aging: Simple Nutrition Speakers: Sherrill Sellman Cyndi O’Meara Narelle Chenery Nicole Bijlsma Saturday, July 16,
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meat

Animal Foods are Not the Answer

by Leisa on December 15, 2010

This is a great article I found on the Veritas Magazine site – and I relate to a lot of what it has to say. Many people ask about whether they can be really healthy on a vegan diet, and it is always about what the person is eating, rather than whether they are vegan, raw
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certified-organic

It seems to me that the authors of these types of articles attempting to discredit organic food have an agenda to push, and they will do it in any way they can, with very dubious information. I was reading this article “Organic food has no extra health benefits, say researchers” where they go on to say
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Apple with Heart

The Nutrients are in the Flavour!

by Leisa on May 6, 2010

One of the most important messages I teach at my Embracing Life! Retreats, is that we need to become more aware of our instincts around food, and tune into our senses regarding what our body needs. The next point most people make though, is that their body is telling them that they need hamburgers and chocolate
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Goji Berry Lemonade

Goji Berry Lemonade!

by Leisa on January 6, 2010

Summer in Australia means warm weather and a desire for cool drinks which quench the thirst and rehydrate the body.  There are some wonderful superfood drinks and smoothies you can make to give an extra boost of great nutrition with a divine flavour! Try this “Happy Juice” Goji Berry Lemonade on a hot summer’s day
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organic-gardening

Top 10 Reasons To Grow Your Own Organic Food

by Leisa on September 11, 2009

This was a good post from the people at Food Matters.  At the moment I live in an apartment near the beach, but I am looking forward to getting on to some land in the next year so that I can start my own permaculture garden and orchard! 1. GET THE NUTRITION YOU NEED &
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Supplements

Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work?

by Leisa on August 5, 2009

This is timing!  As a follow on to my previous post about food as medicine versus supplementation, this article came through from Food Matters, and shows just what can be done with vitamin supplements when there is a gross deficiency: “Here is an incredible article on how the charity group ‘Vitamin Angels’ is curing blindness
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