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Health Australia Party

from the Health Australia Party website

Health Australia Party

…a healthy Choice


The Health Australia Party (HAP) is a true centre party committed to promoting open and transparent Government decision making, balance and honesty of information, and stimulating individual freedom of choice and thought – to ensure we have a genuinely Healthy Australia.

Only if Australians can come together, rather than fragment, will the ongoing health, affluence and lifestyle of our country be assured. So the HAP is creating a new paradigm:

  • A middle ground where Australians can come together, seek consensus and share values and aspirations.
  • A new political space based on grass roots consultation, transparency and relevance that aims to improve the health of the Nation starting with the health of individual citizens, through to local councils, to state and territory governments, and finally to the national government and to international alliances.

We believe that a Healthy Australia must be built on the following five fundamentals:


Healthy People

Quality medicine for all people, with access to the best of proven natural and pharmaceutical medicine. Remove the influence of multinational pharmaceutical companies. Affordable medicine – using evidence from unbiased real-world clinical studies and targeted spending. Reform the health bureaucracy. Apply research funds wisely.

Build a health-creation system, not a disease-management system.


Healthy Economy

Ensure that big business, big unions and paperwork burdens do not distort the benefits of free enterprise. Support small business. Involve the Government where necessary for the good of the country. Genuine tax reform based on fairness and truth. No more preferential treatment allowing offshore income diversion.

Fair taxes on the wealthy, encourage the middle to progress, and support the poor and disadvantaged.


Healthy Environment

Embrace sustainable/renewable energy. Development must respect and protect the environment at all times. Place a premium on Australia being “clean and green”, and support sustainable agriculture. Eco-tourism to become a significant and continuing income earner for Australia. Respect all animals and protect endangered species.

Make our environment a major asset, where Australia is a safe and unpolluted place to live and to visit.


Healthy Democracy

Expose and reduce the influence on the national media of wealthy vested interests. Strengthen the national broadcaster and formalise fact checks. Make decision-making open and transparent at all levels of government.

Encourage all citizens to participate in the national discussion, and to value their vote.


Healthy Society

Australians are at heart a caring and compassionate people. High quality, affordable education for all will transform society and eventually eliminate intolerance and racism. Make being “an Australian” valued around the world.

Encourage all citizens to participate in the national discussion, and to value their vote.


 

We are a true centre Party where all Australians, including supporters of the 3 major parties, who are concerned about the erosion of their rights can vote in the Senate to protect those rights, including the right to choose the form of healthcare they prefer. Become a member, or become a friend, to follow the progress of the Health Australia Party, and make a better Australia – a truly healthy Australia for us all.

Click here to go to Health Australia Party’s website

No more commercial cat food!

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Miss Moo Used to suffer Epileptic fits…

I acquired Miss Moo as a young lady was not able to keep her and she needed a new home. I took her in and renamed her to “Moo”. You can see that she is black and white and to me she looked like one of those black and white patched cows and believe me at times she really can be a moo cow.  As time went on, one day I experienced what I thought was Moo fighting with her adopted sister cat Delilah. When I rushed to see what was going on I found Moo lying on my study floor suffering some sort of seisure or fit. She looked like she had lost control of her bladder and her legs where shaking and she was howling as if she was in a fight – only with herself of course. Unsure of what to do and not wanting to the have crap scratched out of me, I immediately grabbed a towel and placed it over her and was talking to her the whole time and letting her know I was here and she’d be alright. To be honest I was petified, I had no idea whether she was going to live or die or what was happening to her. I did however have some incling that it might be an epileptic fit.

I rang the vet to find out if cats can even have epileptic fits and monitored her to make sure she was OK.  After some time of cleaning herself up and probably in a state of shock she calmed down and kept close to me and just slept.  I witnessed a few more of these episodes which occurred more regularly than I would have liked. One day whilst I was talking to one of my friends and telling her about it, we both witnessed Moo having another one. I racked my brains to think what she had eaten the night before and realised it was the dry commercial cat biscuits. That was it!! Moo was allergic to commercial cat food. To this day both my inside cats are NOT fed commercial cat food and since then Moo has NEVER suffered another epileptic fit again. I must admit she sometimes runs around the house like a mad cat however thank goodness I never have to experience seeing her suffer like that again. It made me wonder what the hec was going into those commercial foods.  My two indoor cats now enjoy sardines, tuna or fresh chicken – that’s it and they continue to live and enjoy sleeping non stop, running around annoying each other…and me and they look healthy.  So what really is in those commercial cat foods??? I think my cat’s prefer a more healthy and tastier option anyway, so I won’t be giving them dry commercial or canned cat food anymore.

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She looks content to me.
She loves me and doesn’t like to leave my side.

Doctors against Vaccines

Doctors against vaccines – These physicians actually did the research

Vaccination dangers
(NaturalNews) These following doctors were not content with half-truths, propaganda, and lies. They did their own research.

Nancy Banks, M.D.

Dr. Banks earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. She also earned an MBA in finance from Pace university. She completed her internship and residency at Saint Luke’s Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center. She is a board certified ObGyn.

If you look at the ingredients of vaccines you’ll find that they have mercury, and they have aluminum and the vaccines are polluted with other kinds of viruses and the vaccines are grown, sometimes on human tissue. So these are vaccines that have elements that are neurotoxic and then of course they have other elements that can set up autoimmune reactions. So those are the kinds of things that we’re seeing in the children; we are seeing autoimmune reactions.

Toni Bark, M.D.

Dr. Bark has earned a B.S. in psychology from the University of Illinois, and her M.D. from Rush Medical School. She completed her Pediatric Residency at the University of Illinois. After directing the Pediatric Emergency Room at Michael Reese Hospital, she began her study of homeopathic medicine. She has also earned a masters degree in healthcare emergency management from Boston University. In 2012 she became Vice President of the American Institute of Homeopathy. A highly educated physician, she has done the research.

…The kids that come to me from other practices and are fully vaccinated often are the kids, well they are the kids in my practice with asthma, panic disorders, OCD, PANDAS [pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections], autism, Asperger’s. My kids who never have been vaccinated in my practice, I don’t see those issues. I don’t have one child who was not vaccinated who also has asthma or food allergies or Asperger’s or autism or Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis.

Meryl Nass, M.D., ABIM

Meryl Nass is no stranger to research. She earned a B.S. in biology from MIT. She worked as a lab technician for two years in the Immunology Department at John Curtin School of Medical Research. She earned her medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School and the University of Mississippi Medical School. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Afterwards, she worked as an emergency room physician for 14 years. She also taught internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She currently works as an internist and hospitalist at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor Maine.

Prevnar was licensed with a big clinical trial conducted at Kaiser in Northern California with 38,000 children. Half received the Prevnar 7 vaccine, and half received an experimental vaccine for Neisseria meningitidis type C – type C meningococcal vaccine. Now, that seemed a little odd to me. I mean…the control was another vaccine. That’s a problem. But that’s pretty common, because you don’t really know what the side effect profile is if you compare one vaccine to another, because each causes side effects. You don’t have an inert placebo for comparison.

…Children don’t usually die suddenly when they’re healthy; and you have to find a reason for that. There are certainly lots of teenage girls who have died relatively suddenly after Gardasil or developed severe neurological reactions.

Jack Wolfson, D.O.

Dr. Wolfson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois. Afterwards he earned D.O. at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in cardiology. Before meeting his future wife, Heather, he began to realize that conventional medicine was not preventing disease or curing disease, but merely treating the symptoms. Heather, a chiropractor, brought him into the world of holistic healing. He and Heather are now married with two kids, and neither of them are unvaccinated..

A prestigious journal reported that men who had measles and mumps as children suffered 29% less heart attacks and 17% less strokes! Women with a history of both infections had a 17% lower risk of cardiovascular disease and 21% lower risk of stroke. The journal Atherosclerosis recently published these shocking findings in the June 2015 issue (1).

By my calculations, natural infection with the measles and mumps will prevent millions of heart attacks and strokes. Why is this information not all over the TV and Internet? I will tell you why. Because mainstream media is in bed with Big Pharma who pay their bills. The politicians are slaves to their corporate masters. Our children should be exposed to every virus and bacteria for which a vaccine exists.

Lee Hieb, M.D.

Dr. Hieb received her undergraduate from Grinell College and the University of Iowa. She earned her M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She did her orthopedic surgical residency with the U.S. Navy. She is a former president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and she frequently speaks out against the perils of government-run health care. She ran for Governor in 2014 as a libertarian. Unfortunately, she lost the election.

Since 2005 (and even before that), there have been no deaths in the U.S. from measles, but there have been 86 deaths from MMR vaccine – 68 of them in children under 3 years old. And there were nearly 2,000 disabled, per the aforementioned VAERS data.

In countries which use BCG vaccinations against tuberculosis, the incidence of Type I diabetes in children under 14 is nearly double.

As reported in Lancet in 1995, inflammatory bowel disease (i.e. Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis) is 13 times more prevalent in persons vaccinated for measles.

…In 1982 William Torch, a prolific researcher and publisher on Neurologic topics, presented a paper (later published) at the American Academy of Neurology reviewing SIDS deaths. He reported that in 100 consecutive cases, 70 percent of SIDS deaths occurred within three weeks of pertussis vaccination.

Also check out Scientists Against GMOs, and How to Detoxify From Vaccinations. This article is an excerpt from a two part series. If you’d like to read more about doctors against vaccines (with videos), check out the first few sources.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/051421_vaccination_dangers_doctors_immunization_research.html#ixzz4BKz6thMC

Natural Toothpaste

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Recently we’ve been looking for Healthier Options for toothpaste and came across this brand from Red Seal called Natural SLS Free. They even seem to have a GREAT tag line “Live your Best Life”  Love your work Red Seal.

  • Mild, minty toothpaste with liquorice sweetness for the whole family.
  • A natural and refreshing way to clean your teeth, Natural Herbal & Mineral Toothpaste combines 12 herbs and minerals to provide an effective and unique toothpaste.
  • Especially popular with children because of its mild, fresh taste.

    The Benefits

  • No added fluoride. There is conflicting evidence on the benefits of fluoride. Excess fluoride may cause chalky white patches on the teeth giving a mottled appearance.  Red Seal provides you with a range of non-fluoridated toothpastes to meet your specific needs.
  • No sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS). Some people find SLS can increase problems with mouth ulcers and gum sensitivity.
  • No artificial sweeteners.
  • Low foaming.
  • Contains natural herb extracts and oils.
  • Fights plaque and decay.
  • Helps protect gums.
  • Mild minty taste.
  • Natural antibacterial action.
  • Suitable for the whole family.
  • Paraben free.
  • Colour free.
  • No tricoslan, peroxide, potassium nitrates, or strontium chloride.

Ingredients

  • Calcium carbonate: Mild abrasive and polisher
  • Purified water.
  • Glycerin: Vegetable-based sweetener and moistener.
  • Sorbitol: Sweetener and moistener.
  • Lauryl glucoside.
  • Silica: Mild abrasive and thickener.
  • Cellulose gum: Gumming agent sourced from plant fibre.
  • Magnesium aluminium silicate: Mineral-based thickener.
  • Stevia rebaudiana extract: Natural herbal sweetener.
  • Eucalyptus oil.
  • Menthol.
  • Herbal mint flavour.
  • Peppermint oil.
  • Liquorice extract.
  • Zinc oxide: Healing action on gums.
  • Aniseed oil.
  • Totarol: Antibacterial action.
  • Pack size: 110 grams.Please check out their website for more options and more products

If you’re juicing non-organic produce, you’re just poisoning yourself with a pesticide cocktail

WARNING: If you’re juicing non-organic produce, you’re just poisoning yourself with a pesticide cocktail

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(NaturalNews) I have an important warning today for all those people who are poisoning themselves to death by juicing non-organic produce: STOP what you are doing and think for a minute about how juicing really works.

Juicing is an extraction technology that pulls liquids and nutrients out of fresh produce items like apples, carrots, celery and greens. One of the things I’ve learned as the lab science director of CWC Labs is that most pesticides are water soluble, meaning they are extracted with the juice and stay in the juice until you drink it.

A glass of fresh juice made from non-organic fruits and vegetables is a glass of pesticide juice.

Juicing removes the very plant fibers that can protect you against pesticides and heavy metals

Even worse, consider the fact that juicing, by definition, removes all the plant fibers, leaving behind just the absorbable liquids. Plant fibers actually block toxic pesticides and heavy metals in your digestive tract, capturing them so that your body eliminates them. But when you drink juice without those fibers, you body absorbs the juice — and everything in it — far more efficiently and quickly.

Thus, if your fresh juice is filled with pesticide chemicals, you will be rapidly absorbing pesticide chemicals the moment you start drinking the juice.

And yes, pesticide chemicals persist for a very long time. They survive sunlight, harvesting, cleaning and juicing. (And no, you can’t “wash off” all the pesticides because they are INSIDE the produce!) They even survive human digestion, which is why pesticides can be easily detected in urine and breast milk.

The answer? Only juice ORGANIC produce or things you’ve grown yourself

You should never juice fresh produce that has been produced with chemical pesticides. There are only two categories of things which are safe to juice:

1) Organic produce.
2) Produce you grow yourself.

This is why I grow so much of my own produce using the Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Boxes I invented a couple of years ago. They use no electricity and no pumps, yet they grow huge quantities of beets, parsley, cilantro, strawberries and as much lettuce as you’d ever want to juice.

You can get these systems at SupplySource.com or learn how to make them yourself at FoodRising.org.

If you do juice non-organic produce, blend with organic produce fibers in a Vita-Mix

If you must juice non-organic produce, here’s the solution to protect yourself: Blend whole fruits in a Vita-Mix to get the fruit fibers into the juice, then combine with the juiced greens from your juicing machine.

Importantly, the organic fruit fibers will help block the pesticides during digestion. What are the best fruits for this? Strawberries, grapefruit and apples.

All three have powerful fibers with a strong affinity for pesticide chemicals. They serve as a kind of biological border against pesticide toxins, preventing some of them from being absorbed into your blood. (Yes, borders are a good thing when you need to keep the enemies out!)

Summary: Three crucial things to remember about juicing

#1) If you juice conventional produce, you’re just drinking a pesticide cocktail.

#2) Fruit and vegetable fibers block your body’s absorption of pesticide chemicals. (This is a strong argument for consuming whole foods, not just extracted juices, by the way.)

#3) If you must drink juice from conventional produce, mix it with fiber-rich organic whole foods blended in a Vita-Mix or other blender. The best “defender” foods are strawberries, grapefruit and apples. For defense against heavy metals, chlorella and peanut butter are also very effective.

Yes, I know what I’m talking about

As the lab science director of CWClabs.com, I use various extraction techniques for extracting water soluble pesticide chemicals from many different types of foods and supplements.

CWC Labs is an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) laboratory with proven analytical excellence. There, I also run an LC/MS-TOF (Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry) instrument to quantitate pesticide chemicals at very low levels (such as 5 ppb). So I know that pesticides persist in all sorts of fresh produce items, and I know that pesticides are soluble in water and juice.

I’ve also conducted extensive studies on how food fibers protect your body from absorbing heavy metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium. This research will soon be expanded into analyzing how well fibers block popular pesticide chemicals (and eventually, glyphosate!).

My lab is about to launch commercial testing services for pesticide analysis in food, beverages and water. To learn more about my lab’s commercial testing services, contact us at this link.

Food Forensics: The new food science book from the Health Ranger

Over two years in the making, Food Forensics publishes the heavy metals testing results from over 800 foods, supplements, spices and superfoods. Available now for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, click here for the Food Forensics website and book preorder links.

An amazing job on so many levels and an absolute must read.” – Michael T. Murray, author of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

Mike Adams new book, Food Forensics, should be required reading for all the Big Food, Big Biotech apologists who continue to poison and mislead us.” – Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association

Food Forensics is an essential reality guide to food and water in the 21st century.” – Robert Scott Bell

Food Forensics is an incredible, ground-breaking book.” – Ty Bollinger, The Truth About Cancer

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/054325_juicing_pesticides_organic_produce.html#ixzz4BKxA1MGM

Note from Healthier Options Media: Since discovering Kangan Water/Sexy Water and the machines that you can now purchase to eleviate the chemicals and fluoride in our water while leaving the good minerals behind. You can clean all your fruits and vegetables first to get rid of all the toxins and chemicals. We’re still a fan of juicing and will be cleaning our fruits and vegetables from now on with our Sexy Water first so will be retaining all the goodness.  These articles are just one person’s opinion so please keep that in mind whenever you’re reading stuff. Always make up your own mind and do your own research.

What happens to the body after putting nail polish on?

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This article is courtesy of Real Farmacy. It’s important so we just had to share it with all those nail polish loving people out there… Click here to take you to Real Farmacy’s website

“Even the most health-conscious people can fail to consider how nail polish is affecting their bodies. But a recent study found that many of the most popular nail polish brands in America are much more harmful than they would seem.

What the Research Shows

Researchers recently tested for signs of chemical toxins in 24 women participating in their study. They found evidence of toxins in the bodies of every single woman. What was the source of these chemicals? Nail polish. The results showed that 100% of the participants showed signs of triphenyl phosphate only 10 hours after applying nail polish. This type of conclusive result is remarkable, and it’s also alarming.

In a follow up study, the same researchers tested 10 different nail polishes for triphenyl phosphate, and discovered the chemical in 8. Two of those polishes that tested positively for the chemical did not disclose it on their product label. This could mean that up to 20% of nail polishes sold in our country contain a dangerous chemical that isn’t listed as an ingredient.

What is Triphenyl Phosphate?

One of the biggest concerns about triphenyl phosphate (or TPHP) is that it is known to disrupt humans’ endocrine system, which controls all our hormones. Head researcher, Dr. Heather Stapleton, voiced her concerns, saying, “There is growing evidence suggesting that TPHP may affect hormone regulation, metabolism, reproduction and development”.

This is particularly harmful for the young girls who use nail polish regularly, since healthy hormonal development is an essential part of their growth. Nevertheless, TPHP poses a serious health risk to anyone exposed to it. It’s also known for being:

-Neurotoxin (developmental effects)

-Endocrine Toxin

-Reproductive Toxin

Skin irritant and allergen

Other Health Threats

-Formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a well known carcinogen that can dissolve in water and in air (you know that strong nail polish smell?). Exposure to this chemical can also produce symptoms like a scratchy throat, asthma, and difficulty breathing. Those with chronic diseases are especially susceptible to poisoning from formaldehyde.

-Toluene. This chemical is known to impede development in children (and some scientists found traces of it in breast milk!). Additionally, it can be irritating to the skin upon exposure.

-Dibutyl Phthalate. Some nail polish brands swap this phthalate for TPHP, but it’s no better for your health. In fact, it poses similar health risks such as hormonal disruption and reproductive system toxins.

Natural Nail Polish Alternatives

Luckily, there are some companies who decided to respond to the discoveries of dangerous nail polish ingredients. There are a handful of awesome, natural alternatives that don’t contain the same risks of allergies, cancer, and hormone disruption. Here are some of our favorite options that offer a great selection at great prices!

1. Honeybee Gardens carries a line of natural nail polish in a wide variety of colors. These are actually water-based (so they remove effortlessly with your standard rubbing alcohol) and contain absolutely no traces of dangerous chemicals or carcinogens.

2. Acquarella has a selection of over 50+ nail polish colors. These are all water-based, and don’t contain any formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, mercury, or wheat products.

3. SpaRitual is a toxin-free brand of nail polish that is also totally vegan!

4. Peacekeeper Cause-Metics also has a few bright nail polishes that are infused with argan oil, as well as being toxin-free. This one’s a great way to make a classic color keep your nails moisturized.

Your mani-pedi should be a fun way to express yourself, and not a threat to your health, or the health of your growing children. But it’s easy to make the switch to health-conscious nail polish without compromising your wallet OR your sense of style!
Sources:
http://www.cdc.gov
http://www.ewg.org
http://www.davidsuzuki.org
http://www.care2.com
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Thanks Real Farmacy!

This article is courtesy of Real Farmcy. It’s important so we just had to share it with all those nail polish loving people out there… Click here to take you to Real Farmacy’s website