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How are your nerves? Did you know you could check whether your nervous system is operating okay by a simple method? (download 205kb)

NZ Herald Junk Science Report on Breast Cancer Vitamin Link Misleading.
(download 120kb) Consumer advocacy group, Health Freedom NZ Trust, views Lincoln Tan’s report on the breast cancer multi-vitamin link in Monday’s NZ Herald with scepticism and remain unconvinced.

The National Government and Green Party have negotiated a new proposal for natural health products. (download 80kb). They have released a consultation paper, The Development of Natural Health Products Bill, that proposes a separate natural products regulatory office! You have until 17 May to respond to the questions listed in the document.

Iron Deficiency (download 580kb PDF)
Common to women and young children, iron defi ciency robs people of energy and vitality, and diminishes the capability of individuals who are affected to perform physical labour, causing economic consequences; it also adversely affects growth and learning in children. Iron deficiency is defined as decreased total iron body content. When it issufficiently severe to cause a decrease in red blood cell production, the result is anaemia.

Iodine - the Sea Mineral You Need (Download 470kb PDF)
Q: Which nutrient-deficiency disorder was extremely common in New Zealand early last century? Clue 1: The deficiency was virtually eliminated by the 1970s and is now appearing again at surprising levels. Clue 2: This deficiency is most prevalent in upper-middle class groups. If you guessed iodine you were correct. It’s hard to figure really – here we are in a country that’s totally surrounded by ocean, providing, so you’d think, a bounty of iodine-rich food from the sea …

Healthy Nutrition for your Breasts (Download 300kb PDF) Green for go, go, go - In a word, if it’s green and it’s a vegetable, it’s good for you and your breasts. Vegetables and fruit (organic if possible) are a vital element of a breast-healthy diet. Forget the ‘fi ve-plus a day’ mantra, striving instead to eat nine delicious servings of a wide range of fruits and vegetables daily. It’s really not as daunting as it sounds. Try having fresh fruit on your muesli or porridge in the morning; snack on fruit for morning and afternoon tea; make a huge and varied salad at lunch time; and serve a salad or three different vegetables with dinner every night. Invest in a quality juicer and experiment with different juices as ‘pick me ups’ throughout the day. Fruits and vegetables help to keep breasts healthy in a number of ways. They are by far the richest source of dietary antioxidants and phytochemicals, helping to protect breast cells from the damaging effects of unstable molecules called free radicals.

Vaccinations – AN INDUSTRY BASED ON FEAR? (Download 300kb PDF) Animal advice with Sarndra G Urwin Dip NAH (Hons), HbT, Dip ClHyp., CHAT CNMP. "I think that vaccines ... are nevertheless the leading killers of dogs and cats in America today” Martin Goldstein DVM. The practice of insisting on a current vaccination certificate by kennels, catteries and dog clubs may actually be leading to a massive increase in ill-health in our pets.

Meat-Free Mondays (Download 428kb PDF)
A recent United Nations report on greenhouse gas emissions revealed that 18 per cent of the level came from the livestock sector, and is over and above the level from the transport industry.

Mould and Mushrooms (Download 528kb PDF)
When I was a child I knew what I wanted to do when I grew up. I wanted to live in every city in the world. I wanted to get to know the feel of the place and the people who lived there. Although I am nowhere near having reached such a goal, I have lived and worked in several widely different places and can say that there is definitely a personality to a place which
infuses the various species that reside there.

Artificial Additives 1 - Colouring of the Senses (Download 412kb PDF)
Colouring in food and medicines is there for a reason. Nothing’s new there. It adds interest and appeal; it masks variations of natural colours as well as enhancing those colours; it offsets colour loss due to light, air, moisture and temperature extremes; and it identifies flavour. This is done because adults and children of all ages appreciate colours.

Artificial Additives 2 - Sidestep The Food Troll (Download 392kb PDF)
Food additives have been around for centuries. The ancient Egyptians used food colouring and flavouring, and the ancient Romans were into the use of spices, salt and vegetable colourings.

Young Children & Television (Download 492kb PDF)
Television is a very powerful medium presided over by very skilful programmers. It can influence the way we shop and it can manipulate the way we think by shaping our opinions regarding countless issues of varying significance.

Television programmes in the 1950s, 60s and 70s were vastly different to those of today. Nowadays, children have access to round the clock programming on a multitude of channels dealing with a multitude of subjects. But it is the messages that come from what children view that can have a profound impact on their lives as it shapes how they see the world and what they perceive as important.