Rheumatoid Arthritis Resources

Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Diet Alternative: Links & Books For Rheumatoid Arthritis the first focus needs to be getting the gluten and casein out of the diet. Sites by Individuals Recovery from Rheumatoid Arthritis is Joe Hackett’s site. Joe was another person who was helped by Robert McFerran (see books […]

Weight Loss Diets

This situation has not improved since I originally wrote this post in 2003… It concerns me that so many women (and some men) spend their lives agonising about their weight. Given the images of super thin women we see in the media all the time, it is very hard to […]

Body For Life

This book by Bill Phillips, was published in 1999 and was very popular for the next few years. It was famous for it’s impressive “before and after” shots, taken 12 weeks apart. This was my original review from 2002: Some of the differences in physique are amazing. The first section […]

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

This is a quick intro to EFT I posted back in 2005 Many of you will have heard of EFT, maybe through Dr Mercola’s site. Although it’s not directly a whole food topic, it can support your whole food eating habits in a number of ways, by: Reducing cravings and […]

Treating cancer by working with nature

– One of the many great pages written by Ken Adachi on the Educate Yourself Website (Originally written in 2002) If I had any type of cancer, the LAST thing I would do is subject myself to any form of chemo therapy or radiation, no matter how fancily they dressed […]

Atkins Diet

This is my review of the Atkins diet that I originally posted in 2004. It’s hard to believe just how hard the medical industry attacked this book, and much of the information holds up well, certainly a lot better than the mainstream low fat diet misinformation that is still being […]

The Diet Cure by Julia Ross

This is my review of The Diet Cure (1999) by Julia Ross, that I originally posted in 2002 When I read this book by Julia Ross, it immediately made sense. It doesn’t matter how good your diet is, or how suitable for your metabolic type, that won’t help with weight […]

Fluoride – our water supply is being poisoned

There are so many myths and assumptions surrounding putting fluoride in water that in a heavily fluoridated country like New Zealand, many people go into a state of incredulous disbelief if they are told that our water supply is being poisoned. While the issue of whether fluoride reduces dental decay […]

Snack Bars

This is an archive of my original snack bars list from around 2010 – most of these bars are no longer current, but the aim of this post is to demonstrate that when analysed, most packaged food is not much good – even the supposedly “healthy” stuff sold in health […]

Dangers of Microwaves

Being a keen adopter of new gadgets, I was quick to embrace microwave cooking way back as the 80s. Admittedly, the food didn’t taste as good, but this seemed a small price to pay for speed and convenience. I even remember once taking a microwave away on holiday, because back […]

Australian plans to steal Kiwis’ health future

This article was originally from 2006, but a decade on, this process is continuing Australian plans to steal Kiwis’ health future   By Kimberley Paterson – Scoop Independent News She’s the former top agent of a crack Australian unit designed to put tight checks on the use of natural medicines […]

Leslie Kenton On Raw Foods

This is my summary of a talk given by Leslie Kenton, from October 2003: Leslie Kenton is one of the best known proponents of raw foods and juices. Among the topics she covered were the importance of eating raw and natural foods, the effect of chemicals on our hormones and […]