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Loss of natural remedies

Some of you may have heard about the CODEX Alimentarius.  Others may be aware of the impending action to remove herbal remedies from use throughout Europe.  In either case, it means that there are authorities working very hard to remove natural remedies in preference of pharmaceutical drugs.  I believe that everyone should be aware of … Read more

Hidden agenda

Parasites are very clever and have smart ways of ensuring their own survival.  An example is the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii also known as toxoplasmosis. Often harmless, it is warned against during pregnancy.  The article, http://weeksmd.com/?p=4611, found that around 9% of Americans are infected with Toxompasma gondii.  What is interesting is that mice infected with Toxoplasma lost their fear … Read more

Chemicals affecting fertility

Chemicals are virtually everywhere in the modern world, lurking in personal care products, food containers, medical tubing, toys and more. Some of the top offenders you should be aware of, and watch out for, include: Phthalates — Exposure to phthalates can lead to incomplete testicular descent in fetuses, reduced sperm counts, testicular atrophy or structural … Read more

Heart attacks and Strokes

When you consider that nearly 20% of all heart attacks and strokes in the world today are the result of elevated homocysteine levels, you’d want to make sure your levels are not high. As far back as the mid 1960’s research by Dr Kilmer McCully linked elevated homocysteine to cardiovascular disease.  So what is this … Read more

Doctors over-prescribing

The matter of medical practitioners over prescribing medications was reported on free-to-air television with Channel 7’s The Morning Show today interviewing a General Practitioner who openly admitted to regular overprescribing. Some health areas affected related to arthritis (anti-inflammatory drugs) and calcium supplementation. The medical anti-inflammatory medications have been linked with increased risk of heart attacks and so now … Read more

Happiness …

Top Five Regrets of the Dying, By Bronnie Ware For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced … Read more

Which oil ?

I often get asked which oil is best to use in cooking and frying.  Most people are turning to olive oil as the preferred vegetable oil, however, it is NOT suitable for cooking.  Olive oil is not stable at high temperatures and actually becomes quite oxidative.  If you must fry your food – either deep … Read more