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Dr. Fred Bisci Tour Australia – May 2009

by Leisa on February 2, 2009

Dr. Fred Bisci is a living legend in the natural health world. With a Ph.D in nutritional science, Dr. Bisci has had a thriving practice in New York City for over 40 years, and has achieved his outstanding clinical results by showing people how to experience the healing power and remedial capabilities of the human body. Fred,
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Superfoods… Hype or Hope?

by Leisa on August 7, 2008

Here is a great article from the Food Matters newsletter: “Why superfoods? Superfoods are a category of foods found in nature, they are superior sources of essential nutrients – nutrients we need but can’t make ourselves. We all may be adding more salads and vegetables to our diets, but concern for the quality of foods
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Nutritionism Defined

by Leisa on July 8, 2008

This is the title of Chapter 2 of Michael Pollan’s great book “In Defense of Food”, and I love the concept that he reveals – that we have become blinded by the ideology of “nutritionism.” “In the case of nutritionism,” Pollan writes “the widely shared but unexamined assumption is that the key to understanding food
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The Delicious Date

by Leisa on June 27, 2008

Following on from my food related posts “The Amazing Apple”, “The Brilliant Blueberry” and “The Classic Chick-Pea”, comes “The Delicious Date” – one food that is a must in your household pantry. Dates are the fruit from the Date Palm Tree and are cut from the palm and ideally sun-dried.  The palms are found in
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Six Words That Could Change Your Life

by Leisa on March 16, 2008

Not long ago I wrote about seven important words on health that author Michael Pollan had to say, namely “Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants”.  A statement that seems too simple to be as profound as it actually is.  A suggestion, that, if it was adopted by more people, would have far reaching positive
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