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Food is Food – Not a Personality Trait!

by Leisa on December 10, 2009

I love eating raw food, I love educating people about increasing the amount of raw foods in their diet and I love doing raw retreats and detoxing with a bunch of great people! What I don’t love is the aspect of raw foodism where people turn their diets into an almost religious fervour of righteousness
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Are You Healthy Enough to Live Life?

by Leisa on November 24, 2009

This was a question that came up on a beautiful day that my partner William and I spent on a yacht sailing Moreton Bay and enjoying some adventure activities. It was magnificent weather – the sun was shining, a warm breeze was blowing and there were even a few dolphins splashing about the bay.  It
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Scurvy is Making a Comeback!

by Leisa on November 12, 2009

Dailymail.co.uk: “Scurvy is making a comeback among England’s children. Caused by a lack of vitamin C, the potentially fatal disease was a scourge of pirates and sailors in the heyday of the British Empire, but was thought to be largely a thing of the past. However, newly released statistics show that the number of children
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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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The Blog is Back!

by Leisa on October 17, 2009

Oh my goodness!  How did I manage to get so far behind in writing my blog? It’s been ages since I last wrote and my goal to write here every second day backfired when I ended up busy, busy, busy with retreats, patients, writing for my membership, public speaking, taking on the David Wolfe Tour
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Understanding Candida

by Leisa on September 17, 2009

Candida seems to be one of those favourite naturopathic evils – if there is a gut problem, or an allergy – the it must be that evil candida and it has to be stopped!  And radical diets are put in place which starve the body of all types of sugar, including fruit, and extreme amounts
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Raw Vegan Obsessions…

by Leisa on June 3, 2009

I once spent quite a lot of time reading raw vegan forums and message boards and interacting with the people who posted there – but just lately I’ve noticed that a lot of these places are becoming platforms for people to bully others who may not hold such extreme views as themselves. I was once
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That New Fad “Raw Diet”

by Leisa on May 12, 2009

I love reading old books on health and food, and find some of the concepts and ideas absolutely fascinating!  Some are just plain wrong, and it can be really funny to read how adamant some of the writers are about their particular point of view – and with the limited information that they had at
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