March 2010

The Cancer Council Australia website highlights the three-strand significance of maintaining a reasonable balanced body weight, good nutritional diet ingestion and regular exercise. The website cites the following:

“We know that by enjoying a healthy diet, being physically active every day and maintaining a healthy body weight, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.”

“Healthy eating habits are a first step in reducing your cancer risk. Poor eating habits increase your risk of cancer at many sites in the body. Poor eating habits can also contribute to weight gain and being overweight or obese increases your risk of cancer. The good news is that a healthy diet, combined with regular physical activity and a healthy body weight can reduce cancer risk.”

“While there is no one food that can protect against cancer, there are steps you can take to lower your overall risk. A healthy diet may protect against cancers including cancer of the bowel, liver, oesophagus (food pipe), lung and stomach.”

“How much should I eat in a day?”

“Eat at least two serves of fruit and five serves of vegetables each day.”

The Cancer Council Australia website also displays this valid notice concerning food supplements.

“What about taking vitamin and mineral supplements?”

“If you enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods you will get the nutrients you need, reduce your cancer risk and are less likely to be overweight or obese. For most healthy people, vitamin and mineral supplements are not necessary when they eat well.”

But should you desire to ingest high quality foods to enhance your immune system for prevention or health resolution reasons — to give your body the best chance of fighting and beating a chronic sickness or disease, you may wish to consider some organic sugar-free health supplements which are herbicide and pesticide free.

Website visitors in Australia [only] may wish copy and paste this helpful link into your browser: — with a view to observing some quality LSA’s (Linseed, Sunflower, Almond meal) with added sesame seed mix which are organic and in some mixes, you will find that some premium LSA mixes are protein-boosted and carry additional health-restoring ingredients to foster vitality and well-being for the consumer.

LSA’s are often prescribed by Natropaths and consulting health professionals who desire to steward their clients responsibly into more wholesome, more natural means for health resolution purposes.

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For those looking for an alternative to highly-sugared low-value breakfast cereals — especially diabetes sufferers — you may wish to consider these protein-boosted (or “Gen”) LSA mixes as a high-nutrition solution. Simply combine 2 – 3 tablespoons of premium LSA with full cream milk or traditional (non-flavoured or Greek) yoghurt for a quick-to-prepare breakfast or snack.


In The Best Interests Of The Health & Wellness Seeker

The Western world as we know it — is on a collision course with chronic sickness and disease.

Although Australians enjoy one of the highest life expectancies in the world (WHO, 2004a), the latter part of the twentieth century has seen an epidemic emergence of modern chronic diseases and age/lifestyle-related health problems that greatly reduce quality of life.

These chronic diseases include prostate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, diabetes type 1 and type 2,
hypertension (high blood pressure) and obesity to name a few.  

Since we operate utilising a natural body — shouldn’t the treatment of our body be natural also? And who is the natural custodian of our bodies — is it another person, a system, big business, a school of thought, TV ad campaigns, the government, the schools — or is it actually a much higher calling — a God-delegated personal responsibility?

If looking after our bodies is our responsibility — shouldn’t we enquire after a multitude of counsel and then set a course that includes natural, even organic treatments, tracking our progress with accountability partner?

Health Resolution Revolution seeks to review the above and in the best interests of the health and wellness seeker, especially for diagnosed sufferers who see the opportunity they have to reverse their status, this website seeks to positively explore more natural and organic means to assist the seeker to their effective prevention and/or health resolution.

Is Your Victory One Personal Strategy For Lifestyle Change Away?

It is our love of junk food, processed foods, sugar, alcohol, DVD’s, DS games, Wii’s, PC’s and TV which helps to feed a growing escalation in energy imbalances within our collective bodies that produces ill-health.

Our Own Personal Health Is A Stewardship Issue.

It cannot be blamed on MacDonalds, KFC or Burger King. It cannot be blamed on processed food manufacturers. It cannot be blamed on governments. The buck stops with us. It is a stewardship issue for which we must take a personal responsibility.

In Australia alone it is costing the nation $21 billion a year as we get fatter and acquire more chronic, life-threatening diseases such as prostate, ovarian and breast cancer, heart disease, obesity and diabetes just to name a few.

Worse, big business increasingly sees this as an opportunity to take advantage of individuals and families as the take-up swells into multinational  business, traditional medicine, health care and pharmaceutical companies by the millions. This epidemic will outrun the current infrastructure worsening any real care to the sick and vulnerable.

Cancer alone effects 1 in 3 families, today.

Are Our Institutions Dealing With Root Causes — Or Just Trimming Branches?

Where can the individual turn to — to get effective answers and real hope for their future?

We need the right information. We need to take back the stewardship of our own bodies to get well.

The content on this website addresses the ever-expanding issue of the treatment of chronic diseases in clear-cut perspective and simple language for the good and wellness of the individual.

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Australia. By being able to diagnose diabetes quickly — practical strategies can be found quickly — which is important to the care of the diabetes sufferer.

Diabetes Australia reports that “an estimated 275 Australians develop diabetes every day.

The 2005 Australian Aus Diab Follow-up Study (Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study) revealed that 1.7 million Australians have diabetes but that up to half of the cases of type 2 diabetes remain undiagnosed.

By 2031 it is estimated that 3.3 million Australians will have type 2 diabetes (Vos et al., 2004).”

“The total financial cost of type 2 diabetes is estimated at $10.3 billion. Of this, carer costs were estimated as $4.4 billion, productivity losses were $4.1 billion, health system costs were $1.1 billion and $1.1 billion was due to obesity.”

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes:

In both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes there is too much glucose in the blood and not enough in the cells of the body.

High glucose levels in Type I are due to diminished insulin because the insulin-producing cells have been destroyed. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body’s cells become resistant to insulin that is being produced.

In each case the cells are not getting the required glucose they need, and so the body lets you know by providing informative, tell-tale signs and symptoms, such as:

Frequent Bathroom Trips (Urination: )

Is the bathroom becoming visited more reguarly? This can actually be due to too much glucose in the blood. If insulin is absent or fruitless the kidneys are unable to filter glucose back to the blood. The kidneys then become beseiged and attempt to source extra water out of the blood to dilute the glucose. This in turn keeps your bladder full and this makes the bathroom your new friend!

An Unquenchable Thirst:

Drinking more water than usual and continuing, frequent bathroom stops to urinate could be a signpost of diabetes. Your body may be drawing extra water out of your blood. A feeling of dehydration becomes the norm driving you to try to replenish the H2O.

Effective Weight Loss But — Without Trying?

This diabetes symptom is actually more noticeable with Type 1 diabetes.

With Type 1, the pancreas stops making insulin. This may be true due to a viral attack on the pancreas cells / or possibly due to an autoimmune response which makes the body attack the insulin-producing cells.

The body here ardently goes searching for an energy source. This is because the cells aren’t getting the required glucose. So it starts to break down muscle tissue and fat for energy.

Type 2 diabetes happens gradually over time with increasing insulin resistance so the weight loss is not as evidenced and therefore visible.

Energy Loss, Exhaustion and Fatigue:

This is glucose-related once again! Glucose from the food we digest makes its way into the bloodstream where insulin is helps it transition into the cells of our body — or so it is supposed to ..!

The cells use the glucose to produce the essential energy our bodies require to live. But when the insulin is absent or the cells don’t respond to it, then the glucose stray externally to the cells in the bloodstream. What happens now is that the cells become depleted of energy — the result? You begin to feel tired and run down.

Tingling or Numbness in Your Hands, Legs or Feet:

This symptom of diabetes is known as neuropathy. The most common form is (symmetrical) peripheral polyneuropathy, which primarily affects the legs and feet.

This occurs slowly over time as consistently high glucose in the blood actually causes damage to the nervous system, particularly in the extremities.

Type 2 diabetes is a gradual onset, and sufferers are often unaware that they are host to it.

It’s possible that  blood sugar may have been up for more than a few years before diabetes is diagnosed. Nerve damage can happen gradually without our knowing. It is possible that neuropathy can improve when tighter blood glucose control is achieved.

Other Signs and Symptoms That Can Occur:

– Blurred vision
– Dry or itchy skin
– Frequent infections
– Cuts and bruises that don’t heal quickly

All these are symptoms that something is not quite right!

Of course when these signs are linked to diabetes, they are the result of high glucose levels in the body.

Untreated Diabetes Can Cause Complications:

Diabetes without proper treatment can cause many complications. More serious complications include:

– Hypoglycemia
– Diabetic ketoacidosis
– Nonketotic hyperosmolar coma.

Serious long-term complications include:

– Cardiovascular disease
– Chronic renal failure
– Retinal damage.

Proper understanding of diabetes symptoms, the subsequent diagnosis and treatment of diabetes is therefore necessary for optimising health and wellness — this includes proper blood pressure (hypertension) control and other imparting lifestyle factors such as effecting a balanced and healthy body weight.

As of 2000 at least 171 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, or 2.8% of the population.

If you identify with any of the above, contact a skilled health care professional for a scheduled appointment about any onset of diabetes and a practical, effective strategy for you to overcome this modern-day problem.

PS: If possibly, you fall into the category of having high blood sugar, yet not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes, then you may need to focus on some dietary control for your health’s sake.