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The Natural Way Interviews: Alice

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The Natural Way Interviews: Marie-Claire

Mary-Ann Shearer interviews her daughter, Marie-Claire, and discusses the reality of eating healthy and taking responsibility for your own health.     Sign up now for the 100 Days to Health program! You get 100 daily emails full of natural health information, health tips, and healthy recipes to help change your life. We help you take […]

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The Natural Way Interviews: Mark

Mary-Ann Shearer interviews her husband Mark. Hear how Mark began to adapt to a Whole Food diet and the tremendous benefits to his overall health.     Sign up now for the 100 Days to Health program! You get 100 daily emails full of natural health information, health tips, and healthy recipes to help change your […]

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The Natural Way Interviews: Pamela

This remarkable story about how many problems are truly related to diet and lifestyle. Pamela suffered with several different autoimmune disorders with no help from several expensive medications.     Sign up now for the 100 Days to Health program! You get 100 daily emails full of natural health information, health tips, and healthy recipes to […]

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The Natural Way Interviews: Template

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Health A-Z Archives

Health A-Z Archives: Homocysteine

By Mary-Ann Shearer What is homocysteine (HC)? Homocysteine (say: “ho-mo-sist-een”)  is an amino acid (a building block of protein) that is produced in the human body from an essential amino acid called Methionine. Homocysteine is classed as an ‘unnatural ‘amino acid in the sense that it does not occur in food. How is a high […]

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Natural Progesterone

By Mary-Ann Shearer NATURAL PROGESTERONE When I was first approached on my thoughts about natural progesterone cream (Aim’s Renewed Balance) many years ago, I actually burst out laughing and thought the person was pulling my leg. I was very skeptical at first (as I always am) and thought the whole idea was just a gimmick. […]

Kiwi-Fruit

Kiwis

The kiwi fruit, also known as the Chinese Gooseberry, originally came to New Zealand via missionaries from China in the early 20th century. However, the small and unique fruits didn’t make it to the United States until 1961, when a produce distributor took note of the kiwi’s fuzzy brown skin and bright green flesh and […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Immune System

By Mary-Ann Shearer Building your Immune System I believe that one of the best ways to build your Immune system is through a natural diet. We seem to understand that to have healthy plants in our gardens like rose bushes and vegetables, we need to feed the soil with compost, manure, bone meal etc. A […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Mary-Ann Shearer Is Hormone Replacement Therapy good for your health? Hormone Replacement Therapy – some new thoughts about hot flashes and things By Lynne Peeples NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – If you’re considering starting hormone treatments to ease the hot and bothersome symptoms of menopause, keep in mind that you could suffer even more if you […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Soy

By Mary-Ann Shearer (for an informative look in detail at the growth and development of the soybean plant click here) Soy has ancient roots worldwide Soybeans have been a primary source of protein in the East for centuries and have only been used in the West in the last half of the 1900’s. Soy beans […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Heart Disease

According to national statistics the No 1 cause of death in South Africa and the Western World is HEART DISEASE. According to Udo Erasmus, “These deaths are the result of EATING HABITS BASED ON IGNORANCE AND MISCONCEPTIONS.” Scripture tells us “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.” Hosea 4:6 All current research indicates clearly that heart […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease of the gut, may be more common than previously thought, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine June 19, 2003. Celiac disease is a classic example of food sensitivity. It is caused by an immune response to gluten (the protein portion), found in WHEAT, OATS, RYE […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Green Tea

Green tea is the same plant as ‘black tea’ known as Camellia Sinensis. Green tea has been used for stomach disorders, vomiting, diarrhea, to prevent dental cavities, to lower cholesterol levels, as an antioxidant, to reduce cancer, and as a stimulant. Green tea has not been evaluated by the FDA for safety, effectiveness, or purity. All […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Coral Calcium

Coral calcium is basically a supplement (under many different brands) that is being marketed by some as the miracle cure for all and every disease. The Quest for Alkalinity The idea being that as calcium is a high alkaline mineral it helps to regulate the pH of the body. It is a well-known fact that […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Flaxseed oil or Fish oil

FLAXOIL vs FISHOIL There has recently been a rumour that flax oil can cause prostate cancer or inflammation and it has had many people in a tizz. So I have spent some hours investigating where this rumour started and it seems to come from a ‘doctor’ Newstaedter, who calls himself a doctor of homeopathy, acupuncture […]

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Health A-Z Archive: Water

I am often asked a lot of questions about water – what sort of water should one drink, how much, how often and which water is best. So here are my feelings on water! Water is CRITICAL Water is one of the most life-giving substances available to us. Without it, we would die within a […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Coconut Oil

By Mary-Ann Shearer Brief Description A safe vegetable cooking oil with a delicate flavour and wonderful healing properties. “THE TREE OF LIFE – In beauty and utility, no other tree can surpass the coconut tree. It is the most extensively grown and used nut in the world” Main Benefits of Coconut Oil A wonderful immune booster […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Gastrointestinal Health

For those of you with “tummy troubles” you will find the suggestions below may just get through the holidays without any discomfort and into the new year with your health turned around. Gastrointestinal health disorders or problems 1.     Constipation 2.     Diarrhea 3.     IBS – Irritable Bowel syndrome 4.     Ulcers 5.     Crohn’s disease 6.     Ulcerative colitis 7.     Indigestion/heartburn 8.     Flatulence 9.     Parasites These are just […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Contraception

By Mary-Ann Shearer C for Contraception The issue of contraception comes up regularly as women all over the world who live natural lives, try to live as close to nature as possible. As a mother of 3 daughters, the last one being conceived on the Billings Method (a natural system in use for decades in […]