To Eat Fish or To Not Eat Fish?

I was listening to a program recently on our local ABC and a young environmentalist – Tim Silverwood was talking about The Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the North Pacific Gyre. He pointed out that this garbage milling in our ocean was plastic that was breaking apart but not degrading.   This plastic soup he […]

Stranger or Someone Who needs help!

I was speaking at a function recently in Bendigo and I looked around and everyone was nodding.  I stopped my talk and asked if they had heard the information before or simply agreed with me. Everyone did! I then told them that it was not them I wanted to reach but rather people who had […]

Cyndi’s Safari in Africa.

The depths of Africa is a great place to get back to nature and back to the natural rhythm of life especially if you choose to rough it in the wilds and not take the soft option of guided tours and safari’s. I am fortunate to be friends with a couple from South Africa who […]

The benefits of Walnuts.

Eat them Raw or In Your Morning Smoothie Walnuts are the best source of antioxidants and bad chemical element defenders made by nature on the planet, according to a new study presented at the American Chemical Society’s National Convention this week. Joe Vinson, Ph.D. explains: “Walnuts rank above peanuts, almonds, pecans, pistachios and other nuts. […]

Gestational diabetes blood test

Q&A Between Michelle & Changing Habits M: Do you know of any alternatives that can be eaten/drunk before doing the gestation diabetes blood test? The drink that is standard contains a list of preservatives, colours and flavours, that I am not happy about having to take, for a test that is suppose to be in […]

Make you love for Chocolate- Super Nutrition

The first, second and third Edition of Changing Habits Changing Lives has a whole chapter on chocolate.  Yes chocolate can be good for you, but I found that most of the chocolate being made is tainted with hydrogenated vegetable oils, additives, preservatives, colours, flavour, powdered milk solids, soy, protein isolates, lecithin, and much more.  In […]

The Drugging of our Children.

In the absence of any objective medical tests to determine who has ADD or ADHD, doctors rely in part on standardised assessments and the impressions of teachers and guardians. It leaves little room for other causes or aggravating factors, such as diet, or environment. Hence, diagnosing a child or adolescent with ADD or ADHD is […]

Counting Calories is a Waste of Time [Updated 2021]

Counting Calories is a Waste of Time [Updated 2021]

When I wrote Changing Habits Changing Lives nearly 16 years ago, there was scant evidence that it is not the calories, fat, salt and sugar we should be focusing on but rather the quality of the food if we want to be healthy and maintain a healthy weight. But common sense was something my parents […]

Allergy Planet- movie

It is important while watching this film that you keep in mind that genetic potential can be changed through lifestyle changes. Movie of the Month – Allergy Planet click here to view In Britain and America cases of asthma, eczema and hay fever have tripled in the last three decades and food allergies, virtually unheard […]

Pill Poppers- Movie

My father was a pharmacist early in his career, but realised that medicine was not always helping his clients, especially when a concoction was being taken.  He left pharmacy to become a chiropractor. By the time I was born he decided that unless we were in a life threatening situation he would not give his […]

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