Category Archives: Preventative Medicine

Preventative Medicine

Preventative Medicine Taking Charge of Our Health Despite numerous surveys, promotions and programs, the state of Aboriginal health is well below that of the general population, and remains a curiously elusive commodity. It is well known that: Aborigines suffer a … Continue reading

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Prevention versus Treatment

Prevention versus Treatment The primary approach to health is the deliberate and conscious prevention of illness and disease. Prevention is about maintaining and continually improving health. This is far more preferable to treatment, which is about attempting to regain health … Continue reading

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The Refined Food Diet

The Refined Food Diet Commercialisation of Food Many food companies have grown to become huge, multinational conglomerates, whose primary concern is to return maximum profits to their shareholders. This profit motive has seriously interfered with what should be their primary … Continue reading

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Commercial Meat

Commercial Meat Meat has always been a significant part of the Aboriginal diet, and is a valuable source of protein and nutrients. Kangaroo, wallaby and emu meat are considered to be particularly health promoting, and do not contribute to the … Continue reading

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Effects of the Refined Food Diet

Effects of the Refined Food Diet Food Addictions Some people find “junk” ‘foods’ to be highly addictive and are unable to prevent themselves from gorging or bingeing on particular foods, even if they know the extreme damage those foods are … Continue reading

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Underlying Causes

Underlying Causes Mechanistic Sciences Health problems have arisen largely because our left-brain western culture finds it difficult to understand and empathise with life itself and living processes, and will instead tend to impose the more ‘mechanistic’ sciences of physics and … Continue reading

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The Healthy Diet

The Healthy Diet A subtle and refined enjoyment comes with balanced, integrated health. A healthy body will crave nutrients that are needed for continued or improved health, but lacking in the diet. This is a natural life-preserving and health-promoting property … Continue reading

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Recommendations

Recommendations Aboriginal communities need to become as serious about refined so-called “foods” as they are about substance abuse, and should realise that refined and junk “food” consumption is actually another form of substance abuse, and is often an addition. A … Continue reading

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