• Leading in the fight for the future of health freedom!
  • Our Mission - I

    Providing expert and positive representation in all matters relating to health and health freedom at international Codex Alimentarius meetings as the only health-freedom organization actively shaping global policy to protect food, beverages, nutritional supplements, and our general health
  • Our Mission - II

    Protecting the health rights and freedom of individuals and healthcare practitioners, including access to safe foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements in therapeutic values for optimal health as well as freedom of choice in healthcare practitioner and therapy
  • Our Mission - III

    Educating consumers, producers, healthcare professionals, and government and other leaders about health and healing modalities and how to secure and preserve health freedom
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  • "The NHF is unique among health-freedom groups in having an opportunity to positively and directly affect the health and lives of some 7 billion individuals worldwide." —A.S.
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The National Health Federation is the World's first health-freedom organization—and the ONLY one able to speak, submit scientific research, and actively shape global policy at international meetings of Codex Alimentarius, which means “food code” in Latin. NHF protects the health and health freedom of 7 billion people on the Planet.

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The National Health Federation leads in the fight for the future of health freedom!

NHF's Mission

The NHF is an international consumer-education, health-freedom organization working to protect individuals’ rights to consume healthy food, take supplements and the choice to use alternative therapies without unnecessary government restrictions.

NHF's Vision

NHF envisions a World free of any and all artificial impediments to securing and retaining excellent, abundant health and health freedom. Individuals should be free to choose for themselves their own means of maintaining and regaining optimal health.

NHF's Promise

NHF, together with health-freedom friends and colleagues throughout the World, vows to change and save lives through our uniquely leveraged position on the international political stage impacting food, nutritional supplements, and healing.

In 1942, Mr. Leslie Owen Bailey, a great philanthropist and founder of the Natural Health Society of Australia, accepted guardianship of 85 children whose mothers were unable to care for them.  Reared in accordance with natural-health principles and cared for in the Hopewood House at Bowral, New South Wales, they were to become well-known as the Hopewood children.

Many of these children were young babies, and because breast feeding was not possible, they were reared on goat’s milk.  The older children were initially given unpasteurised cow’s milk, but due to mucous problems in some children, fresh fruit and vegetable juices were substituted.  From age two onwards, the diet of these children consisted of fresh fruit, root and green vegetables, salad, eggs, nuts, rice, porridge, wholemeal bread and biscuits, dried fruits, unsalted butter, lentils, soya beans, etc.  Between meals, only fruit or fruit juices were allowed; and children were encouraged to drink plenty of water, which, coming from the local water supply, was pure and fluoride free.  Treats consisted of Hopewood lollies”made from carob, coconut, dried fruits, and honey.

The Child Welfare Department, which was overseeing the childrens’ health, insisted that the children be given “meat,” but when it was served to the children, they refused to eat it.  Nutritionists from Sydney University analyzed the nutritional content of the Hopewood diet; and the results showed adequate, even superior, levels of protein, carbohydrate, fat, and minerals in the food compared with orthodox diets.  After the results of these tests were made known, the Child Welfare Department no longer insisted that the children be fed meat.

It is noteworthy that amongst these 85 children, no serious illnesses ever occurred, no operative treatments were ever performed, no drugs of any kind were ever taken or used, and no vaccinations were ever given.  The only malady that occurred was when 34 of the children developed chicken pox.  They were immediately put to bed and given only pure water or fresh fruit juice.  They all recovered quickly without after-effects.  Investigations revealed that these children whilst at school, had been swapping their healthy lunches for unhealthy conventional foods, so this outbreak was not altogether surprising.

In 1947, Dr. N.E. Goldsworthy, a medical doctor and head of the Institute of Dental Research in Sydney, wanted to investigate the dental health of the Hopewood children.  Dr. Goldsworthy and his team conducted an extensive survey of the childrens’ teeth over a ten-year period.  This survey showed that the Hopewood children had 16 times less decay than other Sydney children the same age.  Where Sydney children had had on  average 9.5 decayed, missing, or filled teeth per child, there was only 0.58 in the Hopewood children.  To use Dr. Goldsworthy's own words, the results were "little short of miraculous."  The Hopewood children were credited with having the highest standard of dental health ever studied, even surpassing New Guinea native children who were supposed to have the best teeth in the world.

The Medical Profession also took an interest in the Hopewood children with Sir Lorimer Dodds and Dr. D. Clements, Head of Child Nutrition at Sydney University, monitoring their health for over 9 years.  They examined both tonsils and adenoids and said they had never seen a group so free of trouble as the Hopewood children.  Also, child psychologist, Zoe Benjamin, an expert of the day, spent time with the Hopewood children and expressed amazement at their independent personalities and contentment as a group.

Most remarkable of all was the fact that many of these children inherited poor health due to a history of illness and malnourishment in their mothers.  Despite this, and the fact that they were never breastfed nor could they enjoy the normal bonding of mother to child, they were able to grow into sturdy, self-reliant children.

The Hopewood children serve as an inspiring example for all those parents who would like to raise their children naturally, and without drugs and vaccines.  These children are testimony to the truth and validity of Natural Health.  The full story of the Hopewood children appears in Natural Health magazine, Volume 5, Nos 3, 4, 5, and 6 and Volume 6, No 1, published by the Natural Health Society of Australia.

© 2002 Ian Sinclair All rights reserved.

Ian Sinclair lives in a small country town on the east coast of Australia.  For the past 20 years he has studied and researched both vaccination and Natural Health philosophy. During this time, Mr. Sinclair has written and published three books, Vaccination - The Hidden Facts (1992), You Can Overcome Asthma (1993), and Health - The Only Immunity (1995).  He has conducted seminars on these topics throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, and presents an open challenge to any doctor in the world to publicly debate vaccination.  Mr. Sinclair is a member of The Natural Health Society of Australia, which is nonprofit and promotes lifestyle for the prevention of illness and premature aging, recognizing that prevention is better than the cure. (www.vaccinationdebate.com)

Some of the things people are saying about the NHF

"We appreciate the great work you do!"
—Dr. Frank K.
"The National Health Federation is unique among health-freedom groups in having an opportunity to positively and directly affect the health and lives of some seven billion individuals worldwide."
—Alan S.
"Thanks for keeping us informed.
—Joyce B.L.
"We appreciate the great work you do!"
—Dr. Frank K.
"The National Health Federation is unique among health-freedom groups in having an opportunity to positively and directly affect the health and lives of some seven billion individuals worldwide."
—Alan S.
"Thanks for keeping us informed.
—Joyce B.L.

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