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The Vegetarian Myth

by Leisa on January 21, 2011

I’ve been watching both sides of this debate with interest, and although I have resisted buying this book (not wanting to support it) I may have to see if the local library has it, because the massive debate around this book has peaked my interest in it. If for nothing more to satisfy myself that
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Unbearable Lightness – Book Review

by Leisa on January 3, 2011

Over the Christmas holidays, I read several books, and Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi was one of them.  The book was an intimate journey through Portia’s battle with anorexia, and provided a chilling insight into the thought patterns that shape and inform this tragic disorder. Having always been interested in food and health, which
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New Year Detox Retreat!

by Leisa on December 19, 2010

It’s coming up to that time again! A fresh new year starting, the opportunity to set new goals, dream new dreams, and create a vision of your life for the year ahead. I love this time of year. Reviewing the past year and learning and growing from what happened – both good and bad –
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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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Tips on Being the Partner of a Raw Fooder

by Leisa on August 13, 2010

This article was written by a friend of mine, Bill Murphy, husband of Jennie Murphy and the owners of Raw Pleasure.  He wrote the article for the Raw Pleasure newsletter, and I thought it was great value. Even if we choose to be mainly raw for our own health, that doesn’t necessarily mean our family
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My Thoughts About the Paul Nison Talk

by Leisa on May 26, 2010

Last night William and I went along to see raw food speaker Paul Nison on the Gold Coast, and even though it was quite a small event (where are all the raw foodies on the Gold Coast?), he was well worth seeing. Even though I’ve been studying health and nutrition for a long, long time,
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One World Love Cafe

by Leisa on June 29, 2009

There is a great little cafe that has opened at Coolangatta, QLD where William and I enjoyed a fantastic meal at this week. It is called One World Love Cafe and serves healthy organic 100% vegan food.  They do have cooked food as well as a comprehensive raw menu, and offer lots of gluten free meals all
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Comparing Ourselves To Others

by Leisa on April 18, 2009

Hhmm.  This is a difficult subject for me.  In the past I spent a lot of time comparing myself to others and felt bad because I just didn’t measure up.  Which led to doing a lot of personal growth work and over time I developed a much more healthy self-esteem and sense of self. Just
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