Archive for July, 2011

Our apathetic attitude will be our downfall

Although this has happened a while ago I cannot get this incident out of my mind. To me, it clearly illustrated the current human “could not care less” condition. My husband and I were standing at the supermarket cash register, when I pointed to the “Coke Zero” the gentleman in front of us was in

The Fine art of Branding a Disease

Take some time and think about the fact that, pharmaceutical companies spend twice as much on marketing than on research. In part these costs often go toward hiring expensive PR firms, celebrity spokespeople, physicians and academics to promote their products. As CNN reported, in order to market its antidepressant Paxil, GlaxoSmithKline hired a PR firm

From the Farm to the Fridge

In this post I really want to address my previous post, “Nutrition is not a science – we made it one”. For the vegetarians amongst you, it is a fact that our ancestors were predominantly meat eaters; in fact ancient Eskimos had a 100% meat/fat diet. Agriculture only actualised 10 000 to 20 000 years ago, which,

Nutrition is not a science – we made it one

I’m sure that if you stumbled onto the heal-the-cause website and you are reading my blog, you are someone that is interested in heath and being healthy. First and foremost we want to give our bodies the right fuel, but what is that? The internet is such a wonderful source of information, but it can

Why heal the cause-regain the balance?

This is my first entry on my very own blog! I am both proud and somewhat anxious about this new path that I have chosen. The Heal the Cause website has taken a little time to construct, which gives me some time to think about my first entry. For some reason I feel that I