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    Weaning your Baby

Weaning your Baby

This is an excerpt from an article in our issue 1 on weaning your baby by Lisa Guy ND who practices in Sydney, Australia. Lisa is one of our great regular contributors! Introducing solids – nourishing your baby By Lisa Guy, ND Providing your baby with a nutritious wholesome diet is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. During this time of rapid growth and development, babies need to be given all the essential nutrients for proper brain and nervous system development and healthy immune function. Introducing your baby to healthy foods when they are very young will reduce the risk of them developing allergies and illness in childhood and help set up the foundations of good health for the rest of their lives. Weaning your baby from milk to solids is such an exciting and important milestone for both you and your baby. Knowing the best foods to give when, however, can prove to be a little challenging for many first time parents. Breast is best Breast milk is the ultimate baby super food designed specifically to give your baby the very best start in life. Breast milk contains essential nutrients for optimal growth and development and protection from illness.  Breast milk should be your baby’s main source of nourishment for the first 6 months and ideally maintained for the first year. Until your baby’s immune system has matured, breast milk offers an extremely important role in protecting your baby’s health. Breast milk is rich in immune boosting factors including T-cells and antibodies, which protects against a number of infections and diseases such as gastrointestinal and urinary tract infections and ear and eye […]
By |January 26th, 2013|Blog Post|0 Comments
  • White poison – White poison –

    White poison –

White poison –

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dr. Bruce Fife from our issue 6 called Nature’s Soft Drink – The details are scary, thankfully there is a very healthy alternative. —————- Take a glass and fill it with 10 spoonfuls of granulated sugar. No, you’re not going to make a cake, this is a visual exercise. I want you to imagine yourself “drinking” the sugar like you would a glass of water. This is how much sugar you would consume if you drank a 12-ounce serving of Coca-Cola, or any other carbonated drink for that matter. Each 12-ounce serving of soda contains the equivalent of 10 or more teaspoons of sugar (mostly in the form of high fructose corn syrup). The thought of eating this much sugar at one time is sickening, yet every time you or your children drink a soda, this is the amount of sugar you get. If you order the large sizes often available at convenience stores and fast food restaurants you can take in two or three times this amount in one sitting. It’s no wonder that soft drinks are called “liquid candy.” The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that people limit added sugar to 10 percent or less of their daily calorie consumption. For example, an average adult who consumes 2,000 calories a day should limit himself to 10 teaspoons of added sugar. That’s the amount found in one average 12-ounce soft drink. We get sugar from many other sources of food throughout the day—pancakes, breakfast cereals, sweet breads, candy, snack cakes, etc. The 10 teaspoon maximum represents the amount from all sources, so even one 12-ounce drink is over the limit. An alternative to sweetened beverages are the diet or […]
By |January 22nd, 2013|Blog Post|0 Comments
  • Alkalizing your Diet – Extremely important for good health! Alkalizing your Diet – Extremely important for good health!

    Alkalizing your Diet – Extremely important for good health!

Alkalizing your Diet – Extremely important for good health!

Alkalizing your Diet – This is the first part of ND Lisa Guy’s article on this topic which is in our issue 6. It is a very important health issue not understood by many.  The body has an acid-alkaline ratio called it’s pH. Maintaining a healthy pH is extremely important for good health and prevention of disease. The body continually works on balancing the pH of its fluids and tissues, however if this balance is compromised we can become more vulnerable to illness and disease. If the body becomes too acidic – called ‘acidosis’ – it can contribute to a range of conditions including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, immune deficiencies, accelerated free radical damage, premature aging, and osteoporosis. Acidic environments also encourage the growth of fungus, bacteria and viruses. Our diets play a big role in keeping our body’s pH in check. Acidosis is very common in today’s society due to our poor diets reliant on acid-forming foods such as processed sugary foods and animal products, and not enough alkaline-forming foods such fresh fruits and vegetables. There is a difference however between acidic foods such as lemons and acid- forming foods. Lemons are acidic because they contain citric acid, however when they are digested they become an alkaline-forming food. During digestion, foods change their chemistry. Whether a food is alkaline or acidic is based on its mineral content and residue that remains after the food is digested. Energy is derived from foods by oxidation, which produces a residue or ash. Some foods leave an ‘acid ash’ (from acid forming foods) and some leave an ‘alkaline ash’ (from alkaline forming foods). For optimum health and prevention of disease your diet should be more alkaline than acidic, 80% alkaline to 20% acid forming foods is recommended. (The whole article […]
By |January 18th, 2013|Blog Post|0 Comments

Your Liver and Allergies

Do you have allergies? Perhaps you didn’t know the role your liver plays. Allergies are related to poor liver function, which reduces the liver’s efficiency in cleansing the blood of toxins (such as antibodies and chemicals).  Such toxins over stimulate the immune system causing it to pour out inflammatory chemicals (histamine, mucus, etc.) which may cause;  itchy rashes, hives, etc. These problems are generally associated with reduced ability of the liver to break down chemicals and proteins (antigens) in the detoxification pathways. Therefore it is always necessary to improve liver function in such cases, and the use of a powerful natural liver tonic will assist in improving the detoxification pathways in the liver. Our issue 6 covers this in greater detail.  
By |January 7th, 2013|Blog Post|0 Comments
  • iPad for Christmas? iPad for Christmas?

    iPad for Christmas?

iPad for Christmas?

Got an iPad or iPad mini for Christmas? Got health issues? Don’t like medication? Well, we have answers!  We have been reviewing our content and contributors for the last six issues and SERIOUSLY are confident that if you can’t find some effective answers to your health issues from our content or other material from the contributors we have introduced you to, you haven’t been reading carefully. We have incredible content and amazing contributors. We have much more on it’s way. Don’t miss out, subscribe and save heaps whilst doing so. Save in both in buying our magazine and in health treatment.
By |December 31st, 2012|Blog Post|1 Comment

Fructose Malabsorbtion – what is it?

Here is a story on a really big problem for many people. If you have been following our magazine, I bet you would know some idea’s for treatment that is not covered in this piece.   Check this out: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rnfirstbite/fructose-malabsorption/4412798#comments
By |December 9th, 2012|Blog Post|0 Comments

Give us a good review and this could be you!

Here is a review on the Apple iTunes Newsstand.  
By |December 9th, 2012|Blog Post|0 Comments

This is very powerful. It really makes you stop and think.

Check out this from the Thailand Health Authority
By |December 3rd, 2012|Blog Post|0 Comments

Soy must be consumed as a whole food, not as a supplement or isolate.

William Helferich, Ph.D., professor of nutrition, diet, women’s health and aging, from the University of Illinois has stated that it is very important to consume Soy as whole foods and not as isolates or supplements.  Some supplements isolate genistein out of the soy, which is now showing a link to breast cancer growth.  He said that the negative effects of genistein are not found in whole soy foods. . He said Women in Asia have a 1 in 30 chance of getting breast cancer; in United States, it’s 1 in 8. The most important part is that the soy is kept whole to get the greatest benefits. In asia, (particularly China), soy is a staple in the diet and is very different to the processed and enriched soy products found in America.
By |December 2nd, 2012|Blog Post|5 Comments

Artificial Sweetners – say no

The other day I was looking through the shelves at our local supermarket and saw cranberry juice advertising “Zero Sugar Added” – well, I always look at the fine print (as you should learn to do too) and it revealed an additive known as Sucralose. Essentially this is artificial sugar. There is considerable controversy of the use of artificial sweeteners in food. There are several of them out there. Remember we focus on natural health, by putting artificial foods in our systems we are compromising nature. Our bodies do not know how to deal with artificial foods, it’s like trying to put square pegs into round holes, and it just doesn’t work. A good resource for getting reliable information on foods is the Center for Science in the Public Interest. They have a really cool App that you can get on your smart phone or iPad. Depending on your platform you can find it here; http://www.cspinet.org/itunes or http://www.cspinet.org/android
By |November 12th, 2012|Blog Post|2 Comments