Detoxify Using Good Fats and Nutrition

The internet is full of themost 'wonderful' and 'easy' ways to detoxify the body.   It's as if all our physical problems are onlycaused by the toxins we daily get bombarded with, from our food to our air.  Ah, if life were that simple! The Truth About Detoxifying with a Juice Cleanse, a Water Cleanse or a Colonic When we get sick, we go on the net or to a natural therapist, and the inevitable answer seems to be go on a fast or cleanse with juices or just plain water.   Or perhaps we are … [Read more...]

A Good Question About an Alkaline Diet, GERD and Whether to Eat Grains or Not

 Hello Cassie, I'm from méxico and i really need some help!! I've been having gerd  or acid reflux for 9 months now!!! Yesterday i decided to go alkaline and  just in one day i felt much better,,,i substituted meat with quinoa and  buckwheat as another alkaline website said ( by the way it said totally  avoid animal products and so i did, hopefully you are familiar with dr  youngs approach) i had a serving of buckwheat for breakfast..a little quinoa  for lunch and a lentil muffin … [Read more...]

George Bush Acidic? Heavens to Betsy No!

Graham, our general manager, contributes to a health blog in the US. He posts to it just like this blog, and he includes many articles we have on file here in Australia. One such article was written by me about acidic or alkaline 'personalities' pointing out that calm people are usually more alkaline, and aggressive people more acidic. The first example of an acidic personality I suggested was the late Saddam Hussein. The second example was of an alkaline type; the Dalai Lama. Now... up until … [Read more...]

Water disinfection Byproducts: what does that mean?

A good video has been uploaded to Natural news by Dr Len Saputo on the hazards of water disinfection byproducts. Worth a look. And yes, in case you are wondering, he does recommend our products.. but his insight into disinfection byproducts we are all exposed to is worth a check. … [Read more...]

pH Food Question: How to measure pH in a recipe.

I received an interesting question today: Hi Ian, We are developing an easy tool for people to determine pH levels of food and recipes and would really like to speak with you about it. I spoke with Leon Bartlett from your office and he kindly forwarded me the Alkaline Defence Program pdf which I have begun reading. On the third page of the pdf, you mention that "it isn't the ratio of the acid/alkaline minerals in our food" that helps create our acid/alkaline balance. If this is the case, then … [Read more...]

Magnesium. Are you getting enough?

When I take a moment to look at what magnesium does, it reminds me once again of the complexity and brilliance of the human body. And like all great and complex machines, it reminds me of the importance of 'tuning' it and giving it what it needs to carry out all those mindboggling daily tasks that support another day in our life. Magnesium is the central element in chlorophyll and the basis of early life on the planet. It’s been around for ages and I think we can safely say that it’s here to … [Read more...]