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Eat less in order to live longer			No ratings yet.

Eat less in order to live longer No ratings yet.

Last week I talked about the importance of our evolutionary body needing down time away from copious amounts of food in order to cleanse, detoxify heavy metals and basically clean out anything that is in storage to be disposed of when appropriate and safe to do so....

Raw dairy – to eat or not to eat			No ratings yet.

Raw dairy – to eat or not to eat No ratings yet.

I promise that soon I’ll stop talking about Namibia, but once again it’s important that I address what I learnt and saw there with the Himba tribe in order to discuss the raw milk issue that I briefly talked about in last week's newsletter. The Himba’s live on a diet...

Look after yourself while on antibiotics			No ratings yet.

Look after yourself while on antibiotics No ratings yet.

I was interviewed on ABC Radio recently about how to look after yourself on antibiotics. This is an edited transcript of this interview. I hope you find it interesting and informative. – Cyndi (ABC Radio host): Once upon a time if you cut your finger and got an...

Boost your immune system this Winter			No ratings yet.

Boost your immune system this Winter No ratings yet.

With the cooler weather now upon us, we generally see an increase in colds and flu. You can certainly increase your chance of avoiding colds and flu this winter by having a stronger immune system. Are you feeling that you need to improve your immune system? Are you...

The hazards of nonstick cookware			No ratings yet.

The hazards of nonstick cookware No ratings yet.

In my 1998, 2000 and 2007 versions of my book Changing Habits Changing Lives I have a chapter called “Pots, Pans and Packaging”.  The chapter is about using glass for storage and stainless steel and crockery for cooking and baking and avoiding cling wraps and other...

Basic allergy Info you need to know			No ratings yet.

Basic allergy Info you need to know No ratings yet.

As this week is Food Allergy Week, I’ve asked naturopath Nicole Hannan to give us the run down on allergies and what we need to know. – Cyndi.Over to Nicole….In order to really understand what it is like for those living with allergies, it is so important for us to...

Are you ‘meating’ your dietary needs?			No ratings yet.

Are you ‘meating’ your dietary needs? No ratings yet.

Back when humanity’s most serious dietary problem was the chance of ending up as lunch for a ferocious carnivore, our diet consisted of fruits, vegetables and grains. We weren’t ferocious enough to be great hunters, but we were smart enough to be great scavengers....

Natvia – a sugar substitute			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3/5							(3)

Natvia – a sugar substitute 3/5 (3)

I’ve been receiving many questions on Facebook and by email regarding natvia, so I thought it was time to do some research and look into this new sweetener which is being heavily marketed through the media. What is natvia? Natvia is a blend of erythritol and stevia....

Is your probiotic working for you?			No ratings yet.

Is your probiotic working for you? No ratings yet.

As we live in a society that has pesticides, preservatives in our food supply and antibiotics that have been regularly prescribed by medical practitioners, our guts are being cleaned out of good bacteria, which are critical for our health. These good bacteria help us...

Q&A – That Sugar Film			No ratings yet.

Q&A – That Sugar Film No ratings yet.

Last week I was asked to be on an expert panel Q&A at the preview screening of That Sugar Film at Event Cinemas in Brisbane. There were two cinemas running the event 30 minutes apart.  The Q&A session went for 30 minutes in the first cinema and then Damon Gameau...

That Sugar Film			No ratings yet.

That Sugar Film No ratings yet.

An interesting new movie is hitting cinemas around the country this month – it is ‘That Sugar Film’ which stars Damon Gameau who also directs the film, which is really more like a documentary – www.thatsugarmovement.com/film I will be joining Damon and David Gillespie...

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