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ANTA again calls on State & Federal Governments to register Naturopaths, Herbalists, Nutritionists & Homeopaths

As a result of police arresting a Sydney self proclaimed Naturopath and Registered Nurse, ANTA strongly recommends State and Federal Governments consider registration...

ANTA - 10 July 2015
ASQA grants extension of Advanced Diploma courses

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has announced they have approved an extended transition period...

ANTA - 10 April 2015
Jim Olds and Warren Maginn
Introducing Warren Maginn as the ANTA National Nutritional Medicine Branch Chair and Director of ANTA

ANTA is pleased to announce Warren Maginn as the new Chair of the National Nutritional Medicine Branch and Director of ANTA.

ANTA - 11 December 2014
ANTA Supports alignment of qualifications
Media Release: Collaborative Professional Associations/Registers support the alignment of qualifications

The collaborative professional associations/registers who represent the majority of the professions of Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Nutritional Medicine & Western Herbal Medicine to re-affirm full support for the alignment of qualifications for these modalities/disciplines at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 5 September 2014
ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications

ANTA collaborates with like minded associations/registers for the alignment of qualifications in Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Homoeopathy and Western Herbal Medicine at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 13 August 2014
Changes to Naturopathy, Nutrition, Homeopathy & Western Herbal Medicine qualifications

The Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council (CSHISC) has for some time held discussions with professional associations, industry and other stakeholders regarding the review of Advanced Diploma qualifications and to determine if qualifications should be re-aligned at Bachelor Degree level.

ANTA - 9 July 2014
NHMRC Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, Adolescents and Children in Australia

The Guidelines are intended for use by health care professionals including nutritionists, naturopaths and natural therapists who have contact with people requiring advice about managing overweight and obesity.

NHMRC - 8 January 2014
Nutritional Healing from Cancer: The Fundamentals of an Alkaline Diet
Nutritional Healing from Cancer: The Fundamentals of an Alkaline Diet

There is something that every cancer patient should hear from their oncologist when they are first diagnosed. They should be told that by making certain dietary changes, they could increase their chances of healing from cancer dramatically, no matter what course of treatment they pursue.

Nancy Elizabeth Shaw - 17 September 2013
Anti-oxidants are protective against cataracts
Anti-oxidants are protective against cataracts

The studies evaluated the risk of cataract in association with blood levels of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene and beta-cryptoxanthin.

IMgateway - 10 September 2013
 	High iron intake reduces premenstrual symptoms
High iron intake reduces premenstrual symptoms

The study chronicled a mineral intake of about 3,000 women over a 10-year study period.

IMgateway - 30 May 2013
New Laws Agreed to Regulate Claims Made About Food

Food manufacturers who choose to make claims like low in fat or contains protein for muscle development will have to provide scientific evidence to support these claims under a new food standard agreed to by ministers responsible for food.

Digestive System
The digestive system 101: Here's how it really works (and how to keep it healthy)

Health begins in the gut has been a central theme of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic health principles.

NaturalNews - 20 August 2012
Six-part series on Nutrition 101

NaturalNews Contributing writer Hesh Goldstein has put together a six-part series on nutrition 101 that's really worth a read.

NaturalNews - 27 Mar 2012
Draft Australian Dietary Guidelines incorporating The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating for public consultation

Never in our nation’s history have Australians had such a wide variety of dietary options. Yet the rising incidence of obesity and diabetes in our population is evidence of the need for Australians to improve their health by making better dietary decisions.

NHMRC - 16 January 2012
Natural nutritional approach lowers blood pressure, no drugs necessary

Elevated blood pressure exerts a health threatening effect on every organ in the body as it slowly acts to cause our veins and arteries to deteriorate. Small cracks develop as a result and must be patched quickly to avert disaster.

NaturalNews - 12 Nov 2010
Achieve Vibrant Health with Natural Diet and Lifestyle

Our diet has changed radically over the past century and has become a significant cause of disease and illness as animal based foods account for a quarter of our calories.

NaturalNews - 2 Nov 2010
Try Natural Energy Boosters that Last

Energy is something that we all feel a little short on from time to time. It's a good thing that there are a myriad of natural energy boosters that we can eat, drink, or take as a supplement to help us be peak performers all day long.

NaturalNews - 1 Nov 2010
Nutrition More Important than Exercise for Weight Loss, Suggests Study

Women who rely on exercise to lose weight are destined to fail, so says a study that appears in the Journal of American Medical Association.

NaturalNews - 24th June 2010
Six Easy Ways Detox in Our Toxic World

In today's polluted and chemically contaminated world, we can only control toxins by what we consume or use in the home.

NaturalNews - 24th June 2010
Severe Allergic Reaction (anaphylaxis) for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health is pleased to provide the fact sheet Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) & Complementary Health Care: Guidelines for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health - 30 April 2010
Boost the Immune System and Prevent Flu, Colds and Coughs

Many people think of colds and flu as inevitable and resort to going for a flu shot as a preventative measure or to taking plenty of medication in an attempt to cure colds and flu.

NaturalNews - 14 April 2010
How to Manage Migraines with Nutrients, Herbs and Relaxation Techniques

Migraines affect millions of people each year, with about 60% of them being women. Thankfully there are many natural and simple things you can do to prevent migraines from occurring or to help deal with the pain if one strikes.

NaturalNews - 11 March 2010
Alternative Medicine Soars as Pharmaceuticals Sour

Due to rapidly growing interest among the general population in treatments other than conventional drugs and surgery, many in mainstream medicine are adopting this dual modus operandi when it comes to prescribing treatment options to their patients.

NaturalNews - 18 September 2009
Use Basil for Natural and Homeopathic Remedies

Basil is not just for pesto anymore, but a plant of many health benefits. Basil is a plant that looks similar to the peppermint plant, as they both come from the same family. The leaves are tender and minty green and grow to 30-130cm tall.

NaturalNews - 10 September 2009
Enter into Your Own World of Optimal Health and Wellbeing with the Right Combination

Over the last 10,000 years the vast majority of the inhabitants living in the modern Western World have turned from being healthy, mindful and active hunter-gatherers to sedentary slouches who are spoilt for food choices.

NaturalNews - 17 August 2009
The world's top 5 superfoods for healthy skin (special article)

When it comes to healthy-looking skin, nutrition beats cosmetics hands down. Creating radiant, glowing, youthful-looking skin can best be accomplished by focusing on what's inside, not by covering up the skin with artificial colors that try to paint a new face on the outside. But which superfoods, exactly, are best for supporting healthy skin in the first place?

NaturalNews - 26 May 2009
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