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From Marike

Dear Mark and Mary- Anne I am grateful to have been part of your 100 day program. Even if i am not yet on my ideal weight, i will continue, to grow in this way of living. I apprreciate that

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100 Days to Health – Day 040 | Make Small Changes

small changes mean Big Results! Week 6 – Day 40: Small Changes = Big Results! Tip for the Day Changing to a more natural way of living and eating need not be complicated. Do not despair if it seems difficult

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From Marina

‘It is the fourth time I’m receiving the 100-days-to-health email sets, since I started my journey to health 4 years ago. And EVERY time I manage to still learn something new! It’s so inspiring, if I had more influence, I

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From kathryn

Dear Mary Ann A new week, new challenges. I was encouraged to the core to say the least by your email to me. I really was. I am so hard on myself!! That one very important fact I have realized

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Mary-Ann Shearer Rheumatoid Arthritis and inflammatory conditions Basically, from a Natural Health perspective (which now also seems to be the general consensus among many dietary researchers), all degenerative disease is as a result of incorrect lifestyle and diet. And most

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Success Stories Weight Loss

Some of our success stories in weight loss on the Natural Way and 100 Days to Health.  Read our article on our quick, natural method to lose weight quickly. “I can’t thank you enough for what you have put into this programme.

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Osteoporosis

By Mary-Ann Shearer OSTEOPOROSIS – BONE LOSS What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in the world. It is estimated that 1 in 4 women in westernized countries suffer from it. Osteoporosis is a condition in which

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Allergies and Hay Fever

By Mary-Ann Shearer Addressing Allergies and Hay Fever The Natural Way Allergies occur when the body alters its normal immune response in some way, due to the presence of an allergen. The body responds to allergens in two ways;  In

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A basic program to lose weight quickly

By Mary-Ann Shearer To lose weight quickly, you can simply follow this daily routine. In fact, this doesn’t need to be “going on a diet”. It is an effective daily lifestyle not just to lose weight quickly, but cure and

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Mary-Ann’s Top 10: AIMega EFA Supplements

By Mary-Ann Shearer AIMega contains the perfect balance of Omega 3 & 6 This perfect balance of Omegas is needed for a healthy hormonal (endocrine system) system to regulate blood pressure, blood sugar, bowel function, heart, liver, lungs and kidney

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Best Green Barley Grass Juice

By Mary-Ann Shearer This is an excerpt from a newsletter sent in 2013 by The Natural Way The other Green Stuff (as opposed to dollars or dope..) What is it about green foods that is so beneficial to us as

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency – Let’s Get Real

  By Mary-Ann Shearer Vitamin B12 Deficency: Some common sense and science I came across this article some years ago and it is one of the best explanations on vitamin B12. I have been telling people for years that sterilizing

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High Protein Diet Review

Sarah Kalell, Health Consultant with The Natural Way Network (Note: This article is written evaluating the current craze of High Protein Diet talk in South Africa. The information is very applicable, however some of the terms might be different.) High Protein

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Breast Cancer

Some nutritional considerations from Dr Campbell’s website www.tcolincampbell.com with this article from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Check out some of the topics he has written about (see one below) and see some of the professional people that work closely with

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The 5 Basic Natural Health Tips

NATURAL HEALTH IS SIMPLE, AND ATTAINABLE 5 NATURAL HEALTH TIPS TO REMEMBER These natural health principles can be followed by anyone, men, women, children of any age. If you are pregnant, breast feeding, retired, sick, fat, thin, short, tall you can benefit

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Diet and the Thyroid

By Mary-Ann Shearer Where and what is the Thyroid Gland The Thyroid is wrapped around your larynx (voice box) in a butterfly shape and is involved in a variety of functions in the body, the major ones being regulating Basal Metabolic

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Adrenal Fatigue

By Mary-Ann Shearer What Adrenal Glands do Adrenal glands can get exhausted causing a state called Adrenal Fatigue.Caffeine, together with artificial sweetener puts a huge strain on the endocrine system, the very system that helps us manage stress. This could affect

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Natural Health Benefits of Beets

By Mary-Ann Shearer This is taken from The Natural Way I have always hated beetroot or beets. I hated the taste, which is like sand and I hated the way it would ‘bleed’ all over my food and colour and

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Q & A: Caffeine and Adrenal Fatigue

By Mary-Ann Shearer The connection between caffeine and adrenal fatigue Hi Mary-Ann I am 40 year old overweight woman, who has regular panic and anxiety attacks. I heard that caffeine was the cause of this and so stopped the 7-10 cans of diet cola

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7 Stages of Disease

By Mary-Ann Shearer Disease normally progresses through varying stages. We have identified the 7 stages of disease. if you are experiencing them, this will help you understand how to respond. Stage 1  –  Enervation This means tiredness or exhaustion. An

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How to Sign Up for AIM Membership

If you wish to get wholesale prices and/or start your own business you have 2 choices. AIM membership gives you significant costs on AIM nutritional products, even allowing you to build your own business if you like: Contact Us and

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Mary-Ann’s Seasoning Salt

Mary-Ann’s Seasoning Salt 200 ml Shaker Bottle We call it “The Red Salt”, and its a fantastic all around salt with a little help from Paprika and Coriander, Black Pepper, and a hint of Nutmeg. This seasoning is great for mushroom dishes,

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Mary-Ann’s Seasoning Salt Set

The 3 pack of Mary-Ann’s Salts Now directly available in the USA too! Mary-Ann Shearers Seasoning Salts good for almost EVERYTHING you cook. Mary-Ann’s Garlic & Herb Salt 200 ml Shaker Bottle We call it “The White Salt”, and use it anywhere

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Mary-Ann’s Herb Salt

200 ml Shaker Bottle We call it “The Green Salt”, and when we aren’t out of it at home, we use it EVERYWHERE (Personal fave: Popcorn!) Sea salt, Rosemary, Oregano, Basil, Thyme, Parsley, Sage & Lemon Verbena. To purchase this product in

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High Protein Diet Facts

By Mary-Ann Shearer Mary-Ann responded to a magazine article, and shared the following High Protein Diet Facts The Editor You Magazine 23 July 2003 I am responding to your article “Give us our daily meat” (You 24 July 2003) in

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Allergies in Children

By Mary-Ann Shearer What is an allergy, and how do you identify allergies in children? An allergy could be defined as 1 of many physical reactions to a food or substance (see out article about Allergies and Hay Fever). Sometimes

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Mary-Ann’s Garlic and Herb Salt

200 ml Shaker Bottle We call it “The White Salt”, and and use it anywhere you need some garlic flavor without being overwhelming. Sea salt, Garlic, Rosemary, Onion,  Oregano, Paprika, Basil, Thyme, Coriander seeds, Cumin, White peppercorns,  Parsley & Sage. To purchase this

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Health A-Z Archives: Eczema

By Mary-Ann Shearer E is for Eczema and Psoriasis Eczema is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the epidermis (the outer layer of the skin). In England, an estimated 5,773,700 or about one in every nine people have been diagnosed

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Asthma and Antibiotics

By Mary-Ann Shearer A connection between Asthma and Antibiotics Asthma is a disease of the lungs and of the air tubes leading to them. It causes the walls of the bronchioles, the tiny airways in the lungs, to swell and

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Natural Health Success Stories: Sinus Relief

Simple Changes = Sinus Relief!  “For many months my daughter battled with her nose and sinus only at night. It would block up just a couple of hours into the night and bother her for most part of the night.

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The Dangers of Dairy

Dairy (Cow, Goat, Sheep, Camel, Tiger etc…) IS A PERFECT FOOD…. (for Baby Cows, Goats, Sheep, Camels, Tigers etc…) Is there a connection with tonsillitis, ear infection, colds and flus? Autoimmune diseases? Heart Disease? Cancer/Tumor Growth? Are Dairy products Addictive? Put

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Aging Naturally

By Mary-Ann Shearer Theories of aging, and aging naturally Genetic When we are born our cells are already programmed to die by a certain age: this depends on your parents and grandparents, skin type etc. Wear and tear An organism

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7 Steps to Breaking Food Cravings

By Mary-Ann Shearer Tired of feeling like food has an uncontrollable hold on your life? Wondering whether you really could live without chocolate, cheese, sugar, or meat? Here’s a list of tips to help you free yourself from unhealthy food

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Avocado

By Mary-Ann Shearer The many health benefits of eating Avocados With the emphasis on low fat diets to avoid heart disease, cancer and diabetes, natural unprocessed fats in the diet have been thrown out with the bath water, so to

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Asthma and Diet

By Mary-Ann Shearer Asthma results when triggers cause swelling of the tissues in the air passages of the lung, making it difficult to breathe. Typical symptoms of asthma include wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. First, some foods can provoke

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Health A-Z Archives: Depression

By Mary-Ann Shearer Depression, Diet and Anti-depressants Depression today seems as common as the proverbial cold. Even among active committed Christians depression is a common problem; but a seldom discussed one. Depression for me, was a purely physical result of

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Antidepressants

Antidepressants are one of the most prescribed medications worldwide (200 million worldwide, 10% are children in 2005). For many, this is one of the only options, and the alternatives are overwhelming. Mary-Ann discusses anti-depressants and what things you can do

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Antibiotics Hormones and Meat

By Mary-Ann Shearer The Intersection of Antibiotics, Hormones and Meat I have taken the following extracts are taken from “The Food Revolution” by John Robbins (JR), published by Conari Press  and “Diet and Health” by Walter J. Veith (WV)- Chairman, dept.

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Almonds are a Nutrition Powerhouse

As much protein as tuna! By Mary-Ann Shearer Go Nuts… Almonds are GREAT! Almonds are the fruit of the Almond tree. They are in the rose family and related to peaches and apricots. Almonds are the only nuts that are

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AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

By Mary-Ann Shearer “Modern ‘scientific’ medical practice relies very largely on medicines whose ultimate effect is to impair the patient’s immune system. This is no secret, no great discovery. It is discussed in all the relevant literature. But it has

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A is for apple  –  plenty of them

By Mary-Ann Shearer The old adage of “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” has never been more true than today. With all the latest research pointing to the importance of fruit and vegetables to avoid the “BIG 3”

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Bloating, Flatulence, IBS, Spastic Colon

By Mary-Ann Shearer Bloating, gas, flatulence and spastic colon are basically all the same thing; excess gas trapped in some part of the digestive tract, usually the small or large intestine resulting in distension, discomfort and sometimes even pain. This

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Bananas

By Mary-Ann Shearer Go Bananas, it’s good for your health! When asked by a medical doctor, what, in his opinion, was the healthiest food to eat, Dr. Louis Meiring (a chemical pathologist) answered, “a ripe banana”. Dr. Meiring maintains that

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Exercise and Hormone Health

The relationship between Exercise and Hormone Health Obviously there is a reason that health focuses on diet. Diet provides the fundamental elements for a healthy lifestyle, supplying micro-nutrients as well as enzymes, phyto-chemicals, and anti-oxidants. The Power of Exercise However,

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What is blood pressure?


By Mary-Ann Shearer Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure results from two forces. One is created by the heart as it pumps blood into the arteries and through the circulatory system.

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AIM Membership and Products

The benefits of signing up for AIM membership The reality is that using AIM products promote health in a way no other products seem able to replicate. Highly nutrient dense food, grown organically, harvested optimally, and processed quickly isnt easy, or

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Health A-Z Archives: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia consists of a complex array of symptoms that include widespread muscle and joint pain along with overwhelming fatigue. And none of it goes away, no matter how much rest you get. Fibromyalgia affects up to 4% of the population —

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Mary-Ann’s Top 10: Beets

By Mary-Ann Shearer Drinking beet juice daily can increase your stamina by 16%. A University of Exeter (U-E) led study shows for the first time how nitrate in beetroot juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, therefore making exercise

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Health A-Z Archives: Quinoa

By Mary-Ann Shearer Keeeeennnn whaaaaaat? First is how to pronounce the word Quinoa? Well according to Merriam-Webster, the primary pronunciation is with two syllables with the accent on the first ( /ˈkiːnwɑː/ keen-wah). It may also be pronounced with three

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Antioxidants, Disease and Free Radicals

By Mary-Ann Shearer The Modern Lifestyle is anti- antioxidants Despite the technological advances of the modern era, and the reams of scientific research which demonstrates the link between lifestyle and disease, humans continue to lead more and more damaging lifestyles. We

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