Category Archives: Health Lies

A healthy tan

Here’s my article about sunshine and vitamin Dfrom 2 years ago…

http://truthallergy.com/theres-nothing-healthy-about-a-tan.html

and here’s some new research to help us relax as we soak in the sun!

 Persons who used sunscreens did not have a decreased risk of malignant melanoma. Instead, a significantly elevated odds ratio (OR) for developing malignant melanoma after regular sunscreen use was found…

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The way the media lies to us about health

Nutrition and Physical Activity

On ABC radio yesterday they reported on am Australian study by  Lisa Wood that shows saturated fat can worsen asthma.  “Associate Professor Lisa Wood discusses a new finding that an unhealthy diet high in saturated fats and low fresh food can exacerbate asthma and make it more difficult to treat.”

This was a little surprising to me,  given that saturated fats have recently been found to be beneficial. So I did a little bit of research only to find that the article itself by Lisa Wood says exactly the opposite  of what ABC radio reported.

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Sydney University Diabetes Unit lies about sugar

Researchers at Sydney University recently came out (see the handbook below) and said there is absolute consensus that there is no link between sugar and diabetes… Really?

Handbook  published by Sydney University.

Handbook published by Sydney University.

Who’s funding that research?

This (long convoluted) article shows where they went wrong.

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Australia is WAY behind the rest of the world on all this stuff

We’re way behind…  Travelling round NZ recently made me realise how backward we are in Australia. We are so conservative in the way we trust the medical profession  and the media and we are also unaware of the different views that other countries hold. Continue reading

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‘There’s nothing healthy about a tan.’

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In Australia there’s an add on TV with the punchline “There’s nothing healthy about a tan.”

This add  is complete a lie by the Australian Government, there’s  plenty healthy about a tan.

I’m not sure how the government can run this add in a nation where 1/3 of adults are vitamin D deficient.  Anyway, how much sun is good for us? How much is really unhealthy? Read on… 

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