Raw Horizons Blog

Statins

Mission Accomplished!

Doctor-2 The visit with my father to his cardiologist went well in that he agreed for my father to come off Lipitor immediately. The condition is that he goes back to see him again in one month’s time to tell him how he feels. The doctor agreed that cholesterol was not the problem and when […]

Continue Reading
Statins

Family Matters

There was another reason why we got interested in health issues.  Another very personal reason… A couple of years ago my family (mother and brothers) had been concerned that my father was having problems with his memory. They had him take a dementia test which he passed, so apparently he wasn’t getting Alzheimer’s. About a […]

Continue Reading
Water

Water Filter Info

We got our filter systems from http://www.psifilters.com.au/. They have a very informative website and they’re very helpful on the phone.  The only problem is that you need to arrange for your own plumber to install the system – not a very big problem really… Whole House Filter System: A whole house filter system is designed […]

Continue Reading
Diet

Do or Diet…

I heard a program on the ABC radio the other day regarding aging.  One person they interviewed was a 50 year old man who believed that by eating a controlled low calorie diet he could avoid all the new diseases of civilization.  He ate only 1600 calories per day and avoided all wheat and processed […]

Continue Reading
Cats

Purrrr-fect

I finally did it yesterday – I did something I’ve wanted to do for ages.  But its only been recently that I’ve felt settled enough to go ahead and do it. I adopted two kittens!  And they’re gorgeous…  I’d been looking on the RSPCA website for a couple of months.  They’re 4 month old Bengal […]

Continue Reading
Hot Air

Just Hot Air…

We all know how much hysteria the health of the earth is causing around the world.  All the talk about reducing global emissions, the guilt trips to make you reduce your personal carbon foot print, the threat of rising sea levels – I used to find it all quite scary… First we were told to […]

Continue Reading