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SUGAR, THE GOOD THE FAT AND THE UGLY

So now sugar is “bad” for us. Remember how eggs, butter, red meats, animal fat, olive oil and salt were “bad” for us and we replaced them with hydrolysed oils, faux butter, soy protein, no fat, no salt diets and we all grew fatter and sicker.

DO YOU WANT SALT WITH THAT?

Salt!  Such a large topic for a small word. So many people do not use salt in home cooking or on table, because “salt is bad for you”. These are people who will not be buying salt laden processed and takeaway foods. People who are eating “healthy”, but

GUT AND PSYCHOLOGY STNDROME (GAPS) PROGRAM AND PROGRESS

“Once upon a time” is how fairy stories begin.  I want to tell you a story that is real that begins with “once upon a time”.  It is about the GAPS (gut and psychology) program. Once upon a time we all ate in a similar way to what this program specifies. 

A PROBLEM WITH PALEO

The Paleo diet is not new and we don’t need to go back to the diet of Neanderthals to verify this statement. This way of eating was how I ate as a child growing up on a dairy farm in Australia. What I am concerned about is the use of coconut oil, flour, sugar and so on to replace the traditional fats and flours of the past.

ADHD IN AUSTRALIA

It was with interest I read an article in The Cairns Post, April 4 2013, titled “ADHD Frenzy, Australia “not overprescribing”.  At various times this topic is aired in the news as medication for ADHD children is always a concern.

FLUORIDE FOR HEALTH OF TEETH

This has become a popular topic lately with the Cairns City Council making the decision to stop adding chemical fluoride into the water supply in Cairns and surrounds.  People are asking for this product to replace the fluoride in the water for the health aspect for their children’s teeth.

HUGGING & LAUGHTER

It helps our body’s immune system, it keeps you healthier, it cures depression, it reduces stress, it induces sleep it’s invigorating, it’s rejuvenating, it has no unpleasant side effects, and it is nothing less than a miracle drug.