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Obese people struggle with their genes			No ratings yet.

Obese people struggle with their genes No ratings yet.

I don't think that the genes are significant, let's face it people are obese because of the food they eat and the lifestyle they live.   Obese people struggle with their genes   Debate over the obesity epidemic sweeping parts of the world has focussed on...

Soy has negative health effects.			No ratings yet.

Soy has negative health effects. No ratings yet.

Soy does have isoflavones, to help prevent lung cancer, but it also has phytates and phytoestrogen, which cause mineral deficiency and increased female hormones respectively.  So to be prudent eat soy sparingly as isoflavones are also available in many other...

Pregnancy and dietary recommendations.			No ratings yet.

Pregnancy and dietary recommendations. No ratings yet.

The last time I was pregnant was about 17 years ago and there was no hint from the obstetrician that I should stay away from any food.  Alcohol and Smoking obviously were avoided ( it astounds me that some mothers still do both while pregnant) but diet was not...

Medical Doctors are Changing			No ratings yet.

Medical Doctors are Changing No ratings yet.

I’ve just been to Woodford Folk Festival 2009.  It is a fabulous festival, filled with music, arts, entertainment, comedy and my favourite; the collection of minds on matters such as health, environment, permaculture etc.  It is a melting pot of...

Cereal is the WORST breakfast food.			No ratings yet.

Cereal is the WORST breakfast food. No ratings yet.

How latte lifestyle is making us lardy   THINK that order of eggs and orange juice you're probably enjoying right now at your local cafe is a healthy choice?   Think again.   Experts warn that those who ditch the classic wheat cereal and milk in favour...

Lets get back to basics.			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

Lets get back to basics. 5/5 (1)

As a society we have become obsessed with how we look – it’s all about what we weigh and our quest to be slim. But what about our health? Is our low fat, no fat, no sugar, processed way of eating act ually good for us or are we doing our bodies more harm...

BPA and Intestinal problems now linked			No ratings yet.

BPA and Intestinal problems now linked No ratings yet.

Plastics component affects intestine: study PARIS — The chemical Bisphenol A used in plastic containers and drinks cans has been shown for the first time to affect the functioning of the intestines, according to a French study published Monday. National...

Real Vs. Fake Flavourings			No ratings yet.

Real Vs. Fake Flavourings No ratings yet.

Compounds present in popular spices pepper and turmeric could treat breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells that cause a tumor to grow, according to new US research. Turmeric and pepper have been widely explored as potential cancer treatments but a new...

ADD and ADHD Drug Treatment.			No ratings yet.

ADD and ADHD Drug Treatment. No ratings yet.

In July of 2008, the Royal Australian College of Physician (RACP) sent out a report for public comment about the treatment of ADD and ADHD.  This report said that the drugs Ritalin and Dexamphetamine were the first treatment of choice for ADD and ADHD and that...

Reducing Chemical Calories.			No ratings yet.

Reducing Chemical Calories. No ratings yet.

In 2003 I was named Sunshine Coast Small Business Woman of the Year and in the same year Chis Cameron the CEO of Rockcote was crowned Corporate Business Woman of the Year.  We became very good friends and Chris introduced me to her work which was making eco...

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