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janice priest pictureDr Janice-Ann Priest
Kn. NC. Dip Herb. Cert Reflexology. HbT. D.Sc.
Chartered Natural Health Practitioner. SNTR.

Dr Priest, as a natural health consultant, author and lecturer with over 40 years in the trade, is well versed in many areas of natural and nutritional healthcare.

A lecturer and practitioner in most natural health modalities, such as nutrition, herbalism, homobotanicals, reflexology, iridology, homeopathy and many holistic subjects. Business women of the year in 1995, Janice originally trained as a children's nurse before qualifying as a naturopath with the vision to retain natural health treatments in an era of drugs and medical treatments that have dramatically increased side-effects, deaths and pollution in the world.

Author of several health books, magazines and booklets, The popular reference book 'Can You Remember What To Take' and 'Our Health At Risk', a history and data book of the New Zealand health system. Additionally a video on 'Stress Management' and numerous resource booklets. In 1985 Dr Priest developed the well established natural health magazine Healthy Options followed by a holistic, body, mind spirit magazine Rainbow News. Both of which were available in New Zealand and overseas. Then in 2007 launched Healthnews, an A5 magazine - per subject issue. All under her company Healthy Options Ltd. Healthy Options Ltd magazines ceased publishing in 2010.

Additional to her publishing company Dr Priest has a well established education resources training centre company, Herbal Ltd, registered in 1987, providing certificated correspondence healthcare courses for those beginning their journey into natural health. Alongside her naturopathic practise in Tauranga.

Dr Priest has spoken at many major events such as the International Women's Health Congress, worked in hospital environments such as the Hoxsey Clinic, Mexico. She has a Healthy Options Charitable Trust which launched the first Alternative Cancer Congress in 1996, as well as the infamous "Te Ora' document, to protect flora and fauna from patenting proposals, in 2005. Consultant to Indigenous health issues, with one such research program sponsored by the Tauranga Moana Maori Trust Board.

Granted a Hon Doctorate in 2001 for her community work and encompassed a Doctorate in Religious education in 2003. Dr Priest has spent many years involved in political movements to help maintain health choices for the public. From the successful Nuclear free stand to the present day NZ rejection of the draconion Trans-Tasman Harmonisation international trade proposal with drug regulators. Janice stands by the principal of sound natural health, self-care opportunities and environmental issues for a healthy community and planet.

She is a past committee member Citizens for Health Choices, NNFA, International Products Assn and NZ Herb Federation.




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healthy options link HEALTHY OPTIONS is a natural health magazine with personal and lifestyle features, health issues, food recipes, therapies, success stories, animal, organics and astrology for your well-being. Plus an organic, natural health, education and health communities directory. Published monthly. Available in every book, supermarket and health store in NZ, & selected stores in Australia.
rainbow news link RAINBOW NEWS magazine is for the mind, body, spirit community in New Zealand and Australia. A Bi-monthly magazine full of travel adventures, wisdom, art, books, lifestyle articles, sacred sites, diary dates, workshops, events and up to date astrology
health news link HEALTH NEWS is an A5 magazine featuring specific health topics in each issue. A comprehensive, practical, up to date self-care tips and ideas publication with ideal for your reference library. Issue one is about colds, flu tips, recipes etc, issue two is all about food & nutrition, the third issue on summer body and skin care
health information link HEALTH INFORMATION is a database of articles from years of publishing Healthy Options magazine. A site for subscribers who are looking for specific health subjects.Go to ww.healthinformation.co.nz and tap in your subject title i.e. sore throat and a list of articles will come up which you can order and have sent to you.
hair analysis link HAIR ANALYSIS is a service that Dr Priest provides for those who wish to look deeper at their health. This naturopathic comprehensive analysis covers everything from parasites, toxins, chemicals, nutrient deficiencies, virus's, food allergies and organ energy and summarizes with healthy solutions. A must when unsure what is going on in your body.
herbal education link HERBAL EDUCATION is an education facility, established in 1987 under Herbal Ltd to provide basic healthcare and nutritional certificated correspondence courses for those interested in furthering their knowledge and career in natural health.
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