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Root cause of health issues


5 February 2013

World agriculture expert and doctor explains root cause of health issues

You are what you eat”. A common saying passed down from one generation to the next. However, is it really as simple as that?

World-renowned American scientist and physician Dr Arden Andersen claims that the solution to common health complaints is more complex than simply a balanced diet. The explanation to our problems can be found in our soil.

Dr Arden Andersen is coming to New Zealand this month to share his secrets for healthy and sustainable living. He will be in Hawke’s Bay on Saturday 16 February at Havelock North Function Centre for a captivating one day course entitled ‘Real Medicine, Real Health’.

The focus of the day is how human health, soil quality, and the nutrient levels in food are inextricably linked.
Aimed at farmers, horticulturalists, viticulturists and urban dwellers, this course is suitable for anyone with a keen interest in healthy and sustainable living. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the connection between nutrition, general illness and specific diseases, plus an appreciation for the role that agriculture and GE crops play in all aspects of human health.
“The impact of toxic pesticides and the worsening quality of our soils can be seen daily. We see increasing human illness and disease trends including autism, birth defects, ADHD, fertility and spontaneous abortions, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, inflammatory and autoimmune disorders and childhood cancers, amongst others,” claims Dr Andersen.
Low quality food is slowing starving us of vital nutrients we need to be healthy, vibrant and live our full genetic potential,he says.

Dr Andersen is unique in his field. As a physician, holistic scientist and author of several books, he can effectively draw on his wide-ranging expertise to share his vision of healthy living through sustainable farming practices. Dr Andersen is a fully qualified family doctor and also a US Air Force Reserves Flight Surgeon.

Phyllis Tichinin of True Health, Hawke’s Bay scientist and organiser of Dr Andersen’s New Zealand courses, says Dr Andersen is a leading authority in soil and human health, and his courses highlight some very important and urgent issues that will interest and benefit everyone.

“In Hawke’s Bay, we have a tremendous climate and soils capable of producing quality fruit, wine, meat and vegetables. Unfortunately, closer inspection shows agriculture on a downward trend with collapsed soils, more fertiliser, modest reductions in pesticides and increasing animal health costs. The effects of current farming methods are all around us,” says Ms Tichinin.

“The widespread use of chemicals is toxic to human life and consumers don’t want them on or in their food.

“Dr Andersen offers important information on what we need to be aware of when it comes to food in relation to our health and wellbeing – his Real Medicine Real Health lecture should not be missed.”

More information about Dr Arden Andersen and his New Zealand courses can be found at www.regonline.co.nz/arden2013 or call (06) 833 7440.


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For more information visit www.regonline.co.nz/arden2013


Background information:

As a holistic scientist and physician, Dr Arden Andersen possesses a unique understanding of the link between soil / crop health and human health. With a BSc in Agriculture, a Masters of Science in Public Health, a PhD and a Doctorate, Dr Andersen is well qualified to bring his vast knowledge to the New Zealand public.

His accomplishments extend beyond academics, with first-hand experience of dairy farming, soil and crop consultancy, as well as authoring several books and working as an integrative family doctor. Dr Andersen is also currently a flight surgeon in the USAF Reserves.

Dr Andersen has contributed significantly to the upsurge of interest in biological agriculture. His practical solutions have been adopted with tangible positive environmental and economic outcomes across all sectors. He is in demand as a teacher, and between 2005 and 2009, Dr Andersen taught courses throughout New Zealand.

Dr Andersen is a specialist in public health issues and real preventive medicine. He has a firm grasp of the underlying causes of illness, and environmental pollution, and how to remedy those pressing problems through our farming practices.

Dr Andersen is singularly qualified to present the solutions needed to return harmony and health to all living systems.

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