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8 Reasons So Many Children Are Unwell

We’d have to be living in a bubble to have not noticed just how many children today have allergies, eczema, asthma, ADHD, and autism. Without a doubt the number of children facing these health challenges today is nothing short of staggering. Perhaps we live somewhere fairly remote however and that is our bubble. Allow me…

Jen's Creamy Broccoli Soup – fabulous for winter!!

Have you ever wondered what to do with the stems of broccoli? Don’t throw them out — they contain oodles of nutrients including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, beta-carotene and vitamin A — they have enormous cancer-fighting power… Like cabbage, this family of vegetables are turning heads with their capacity to neutralise and inhibit carcinogens and are…

Cow’s Milk Intolerance — is my baby waking for a reason?

There are some babies that from day one sleep through the night without so much ‘as a peep’, however most babies do not. If your baby or infant wakes each night, please know that — irrespective of what some parents may say about their ‘well-trained, angelic baby” — you are not alone… Some doctors and…

Creating a "Health Culture"… With All Guns Blazing!

Most days I wish that I was as clever as my four year thinks I am and only half as dumb as my older three children sometimes perceive me! The other day I made the boys a drink made from a combination of vitamin powders and gave them some supplements. This is a fairly regular…

11 Pledges to Create a "Health Culture" in Your Family

I thought I’d share with you all the Health Culture we have fostered with the boys over the years… Here are some of the pledges we have made — obviously these have been adapted as the boys mature and we explain the essence of the principles to our four-year old Arlo so that he understands….

The Top 10 Must-Know Breads, Grains & Flours FAQs

Following on from my last post, I wanted to address the 10 most important questions to consider when it comes to breads, grains and flours. Here are the answers plus a really handy free resource… 1. What do farmers feed cattle when they want to fatten them up? A: Grains. 2. What foods do most…

Milk: Is It A Health Food Or Not?

In my last post on Permeates we clarified why permeates are now added to milk. With this post let’s look at whether milk is indeed a health food or not? Here ia an extract from Lunchbox Solutions on dairy… Take a look at Lunchbox Solutions…Australia/NZ StoreUSA/Canada StoreUK/Europe Store Dairy or No Dairy? Full Fat or…

Milk: What’s The Buzz About "Permeates"?

“Free from Permeates” … Why do some milk products now make these claims? Some of you may be wondering, “Is that a good thing?” It’s a simple question to which I will try to give a simple answer… Milk companies in Australia have been under sufficient scrutiny the last few years. In 2008, dairy farmers…