Shearer’s Green Barley Juice Detox

By Mary-Ann Shearer This is a sidebar from a 2013 newsletter from The Natural Way. Green Barley Juice Detox: DO NOT GIVE UP CONTINUE! IT IS WORTH IT. 16 years ago, when we started drinking barley grass juice, Mark was nauseous for 2 days, I got sinus/flu symptoms for 2 days and woke up feeling […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Flaxseed Oil

(picture from By Mary-Ann Shearer History of Flax and Flaxseed Oil Flax was originally grown both for its fibre, which was woven into linen, and for its seeds and oil, which provide a wide array of essential nutrients. References to the healing properties of flax are found in Greek and Roman writings dating to around […]



By Mary-Ann Shearer What is a Parasite? It is an opportunistic organism that survives off the host. Very often their affect on the body goes unnoticed. Internal parasites, such as worms, take the nutrition from our food intended for us. This leaves us wide open to other illnesses. If you are feeling generally run down […]


The facts about allergies to local anesthetics

By Mary-Ann Shearer True allergies to local anesthetics used nowadays are exceedingly rare – only a few cases have been reported worldwide. Some people are allergic to preservatives in local anesthetics. But most of the time, people complain of things like heart palpitations, shaking, sweating, or feeling faint, which are not the symptoms of a […]

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Success Stories: Headache Relief

Severe Headache Relief “I cannot begin to tell you how good I feel already. I actually started your program 2 weeks ago. I purchased your book Perfect Weight, The Natural Way. In the last two weeks I have managed to wean myself off coke, something that I had to have everyday. I had severe headaches […]

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Fighting Breast Cancer: The Natural Way

“In November 2008, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, stage 3 and ‘highly aggressive After a mastectomy in December 2008, I was told that I needed · 6 treatments of chemotherapy (3 weeks apart), · Tamoxifen for 5 years in order to suppress the oestrogen and put me into menopause, and · Herceptin for a […]

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Raising Healthy Kids on The Natural Way

    images of cute kids courtesy of danie henry photography Raising Healthy Kids is possible! The best information on a practical approach to Children and Natural Health. If you are curious about what, when, how to feed your children to create optimal health, stop and watch this video NOW! Raising 3 daughters, (and now […]

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Cholesterol Down, Goodbye Lipitor

“I wrote you a while ago re my cholesterol levels. The good news is at my last test the levels were down from 9.5 to 4.1! My doctor has ok’d my not taking Lipitor and says to “carry on with my new diet”!” Here is the Important Safety Information taken from the website which […]


But But But . . . where do you get your PROTEIN?

This question is still so common. It is typically an honest one, but it reveals an underlying misconception about nutrition which has been largely perpetuated by business interests, not science.  And the science that IS out there, is largely FUNDED by business interests. The next problem is research done by people with a non business agenda (vegans […]

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Blood Type Diet

By Mary-Ann Shearer Based on your blood type group this diet excludes large groups of really good natural foods such as avocado and mangoes. This diet flies in the face of all nutritional research, which says that man is designed for a high alkaline forming plant based diet. (Dr Colin Campbell – Cornell University). The Blood […]

The NAtural Way with Mary-Ann Shearer


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Diet and Your Brain

Diet and Your Brain

Summary (Click here for a simple transcript of this video) Mary-Ann goes into how diet and lifestyle affect your brain and how profound the results can be. By feeding your brain correctly, you can transform many other elements of your life. Mary-Ann shares about topics like: Her own personal story, and how realizing the connection […]

The NAtural Way with Mary-Ann Shearer

Natural Sweeteners

Everyone always asks “well then Mary-Ann, what do YOU use to sweeten things up?” Here is the answer, along with key ideas on how to use them. The goal with natural sweeteners is to avoid highly processed and refined sugars that will cause your blood sugar to spike, which can result in hypoglycemia. Mary-Ann discusses: […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Amalgam Fillings

By Mary-Ann Shearer – Natural Health author and founder of The Academy of Natural Health and The Natural Way AMALGAM FILLINGS “Amalgam fillings contain mercury [Hg], and mercury and its compounds are toxic and tend to accumulate in higher animals such as humans” – Dictionary of Chemistry – Penguin. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Glaucoma

GLAUCOMA As an Optometrist, I have also searched for studies on the natural approach to glaucoma, and found very little. This is the logic that I have applied to the condition: Glaucoma occurs when the production of fluid in the eye exceeds the drainage. This causes the pressure to build up in the eye, which […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Juicing

JUICING Juicing is probably one of the most efficient way to get concentrated nutrients into your body. I do believe it is far superior to supplementation as the nutrients in juice are bonded to a carbon molecule and fully absorbable, yet in supplements, you would be lucky to be able to use 4-10%! Books have […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Junk Food

JUNK FOOD MAY BE AS ADDICTIVE AS HEROIN Health By Andrew Donaldson Junk food companies may face massive multimillion-dollar class action lawsuits, following several new research findings, which indicate their products could be as addictive as tobacco or heroin. Research suggests that junk food high in fat or sugar can cause changes in the brain […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Kidney Stones

Kidney stones: A natural approach “Kidney stones, also called ‘renal calculi’, are solid concretions (crystal aggregations) of dissolved minerals in urine; calculi typically form inside the kidneys or bladder. The terms nephrolithiasis and urolithiasis refer to the presence of calculi in the kidneys and urinary tract, respectively. Renal calculi can vary in size from as […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Legumes

Best legume recipes ever! (voted by Mark) Best Lentil soup ever.. (might even be the one Esau sold his birthright for!) 500 g organic red lentils 2 dessert tsp. Natural Way vegetable stock Mary-Ann’s Garlic & Herb salt to taste 4 cups diced baby marrows (courgettes/zucchini) 2 cups sliced mushrooms 6-8 cups water, or more if you prefer […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Natural Hygiene

NATURAL HYGIENE The beginnings of natural hygiene go back thousands of years. Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates taught basic natural hygiene principles. Hippocrates is often referred to as the father of modern medicine, although modern medicine today seems far removed from his teachings. Hippocrates established medical theory on rational scientific principles, and he believed that […]