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Knowledge is Power

Our goal is to help you understand the relationship between the food you eat, the environment you live in, the treatments you have, the things you do, think and believe in … and the effect it has on your health and wellbeing. 

World of Wellness (WOW) was developed in 2018.

The catalyst was two close friends and a family member who simultaneously announced they had cancer.

Being a medical researcher with a strong interest in nutrition and its relationship to health, I ploughed through the medical literature for any information that would lead at least to a solution for the pain frequently associated with cancer if not an actual remedy.

I quickly realized there is a lot of confusing and conflicting information for patients and their loved ones when all you want is a step-by-step plan on how to turn things around as quickly as possible.

There are upwards of 400 different approaches to curing cancer. Few of them are evidence-based and most have little credibility. But how do you know which one to trust if you don’t understand the science?

Nobel laureate Otto Warburg, German physiologist and medical doctor, discovered that the prime cause of cancer is hypoxia―a lack of oxygen in the cells.

Johanna Budwig, German scientist, author and lecturer who held a degree in pharmacology and doctorates in chemistry, physics and naturopathy, proved that electron-rich highly unsaturated Linolenic (Omega-3) and Linoleic (Omega-6) fatty acids are the decisive fats required to attract oxygen into the cells.

From this research I decided to trial the Budwig Diet. The results were amazing―read the Bruce P testimonial below.

I realized I had found the basis of a program that would help millions of people everywhere greatly reduce or eliminate pain and give them a much better quality of life regardless of their health condition.

To learn how it works, how to follow it and what else you need to do see WOW's Budwig Diet and Budwig Protocol―The Science e-books plus our other cancer products.

As the principal of PPL Holdings Limited―a firm of medical business consultants, we had already expanded into development of online weight loss services and training and education packages to support these services. To take our knowledge of wellness to the world, World of Wellness was the next step.

The medical and nutrition team at WOW has created an electronic platform that now helps people prevent and manage a number of troubling chronic health conditions. We have taken complex medical science and turned it into easy-to-follow information that I am confident will turn your life around.

WOW's evidence-based information is constantly refreshed and updated so doctors and practitioners can confidently use or refer patients to WOW to answer questions about healthy diet, nutrition and lifestyle.

Julie Norton

Julie is a nutrition researcher, writer and author with a special interest in weight loss, gut health, fertility and cancer care. She is also a medical business owner, consultant and clinician with over 20 years of executive management experience and directorial roles in Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia. She lives in Bali.


Many people have benefited from WOW's research on food, health and healing. Here are some testimonials from a few of our satisfied clients.

I have had pulmonary hypertension for 28 years and open heart surgery.

After ONE WEEK on the WOW Budwig protocol my heart pressure dropped 16 % back to normal for the first time in years. My doctors were astounded.

Beth T, Adelaide

After 3 weeks of following WOW's Budwig Diet my PSA (prostate specific antigen cancer marker) had dropped by over 65%. My pain score was reduced from 8-9 out of 10 down to 1-1.5 out of 10. I no longer needed morphine pain killers or even a paracetamol. This meant I no longer needed to deal with constipation.

Together with an overhaul of my diet, my condition turned around for the better. I was able to drive again, play competitive bridge and continue my responsibilities as the secretary of the local RSL sub-branch.

My doctors and nurses were astounded at my rapid improvement, (considering I had metastases in the bone―thigh, hip, pelvis, spine, skull, shoulder) especially that I was completely pain-free even during a later episode of shingles which my nurse said was one of the worst cases she had ever seen.

Bruce P, Sydney 2016

I want to thank you because you saved my life. I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The doctors gave me 3 months to live but because my son applied WOW advice for pancreatic cancer care I am alive and well today.

I regained my health and my blood results are normal. I feel great. THANK YOU WOW!

Soteria T, South Australia

Sadly Soteria passed away in June 2018. She survived with good quality of life more than a year beyond the 12 weeks she was given by her oncologist.

Because I came from a family with no weight problems it was overwhelming when I picked up about 70 pounds. No matter what diet I tried, it just would not go away. In desperation I signed up with a weight loss clinic in Texas that used HCG and gave a guaranteed weight loss. Sadly, I lost nothing but hope and began to reconcile myself to being uncomfortably plump. Then my husband was sent to work in Indonesia for three months, so one day while surfing the net I found the Skinny World Diet Program. My husband encouraged me to meet with them and see what they had to offer. We were both impressed with the science of their weight loss program. In less than a month I dropped almost 30 pounds.

Weight loss alone is not the only thing that makes Skinny World special. The day-by-day counselling and encouragement was a major part of my success. It changed my life in so many ways. Let me encourage you to invest in your health because it will not only make you look and feel better, but you will have a brighter healthier future. They touched my life and made a difference.

Sammie Ussery, Texas

I lost 18 lbs in 30 days. Thank you! I am so pleased with this diet. This is the easiest eating plan I have ever done. I reeeally love the clean eating and I am very happy with my weight loss and how my body has changed.

Thanks for always being here to answer my questions. Appreciate it.

Julie B, Bali

I have managed HCG Diet clients since 2012. Initially I recommended another e-platform to my clients but it required a lot more of my time because it didn't have a way to share my client information with me. This made it difficult to follow their progress and manage their weight loss. Also the information about how to follow the diet wasn't totally accurate.

When I discovered Skinny-World.com―which has accurate information - it gave me easy access to my client data, educational material and a way to manage clients in real time. This improved client satisfaction and outcomes and enabled me to grow my business.

I highly recommend Skinny World to practitioners and clients doing the HCG Diet.

Gail-Maree Miranda RN, HCG Diet Council USA Accredited Consultant, Sydney Australia - 0405720115

I was interested to lose weight for several reasons―my knees were hurting due to osteoarthritis, I had high cholesterol and high blood sugar for the past 10 years despite a mostly vegetarian diet, and a family history of diabetes.

I chose the Skinny World Diet Program because I did not want a diet that starved me. I saw many friends who lost weight and gained it right back within a month of ending their diet, but the HCG Diet offered a permanent solution. Moreover, it is based on a doctor's finding plus Body Clinic was able to monitor my condition regularly.

As I went through the diet, I saw no hardship at all―my weight would drop 500g to 1kg every day and I felt satisfied with the meals which I prepared myself. By the end of the diet, I had lost 6.3kg and 10cm off my waist.

What I liked about Skinny World was they had a program of education about what made me gain weight, and what foods are bad for you. It is now 45 days after the diet and my cholesterol and blood sugar is normal, my knees don't hurt and my weight is still stable! Oh Yeah―and I look about 10 years younger.

Suzy Darmawan, leading business influencer in Indonesia

I want to say a huge thank you for all your help and support whilst I was on the Skinny World Diet Program.

I was overweight and unhappy, now I feel like a new person! I could not have done it without you! To lose 20kg normally would just take too long, I knew the only way was to be strong for a short period of time, and it worked.

Even though I have completed the program, my mental outlook on food has changed forever. I am aware of what I eat and how it effects my body. Food is fuel, so if there is no nutritional value, I am almost disgusted at the thought of eating it.

I have maintained my weight and still weigh myself everyday. I truly feel like this program was the only thing that would have 'saved' me from my physical and mental sadness. I am now ready to be a happy and healthy mum and can't wait for this chapter of my life to start!

Thank you for your patience, genuine care and absolute professionalism―all along I knew you cared sooooo much, and not only about how I looked, but about the health of my body, and the happiness in my heart … I was a girl trapped by my fat, now I feel free and proud.

Thank you, thank you, thank you … my new life begins, all because of Skinny World and you!

Carollynn D, Bali

I had a very positive experience when I undertook the Skinny World Diet Program by Julie Norton, a nutrition expert advisor from Australia and advisor for Ministry of Health of Indonesia.

I did the 43 days diet and got weight loss from 86.7 to 70.5 kg and now after I finished Phase 3 I am stable at 72.5 kg.

I did not feel hungry during my diet program due to the HCG (growth hormone cream) that stimulates the hypothalamus to release fat deposits.

Alex Hermawanto, Indonesia

I was grossly overweight, pre-diabetic and had polycystic ovaries. No diet worked so I resorted to surgery―gastric banding―but it didn’t work either.

It wasn’t until I found the Skinny World Diet Program that I finally achieved normal healthy weight and blood sugar. Now that I’ve had the gastric band removed I no longer need to suck food through a straw.

Sam J, Jakarta

I cannot believe how well this diet works. I lost 12 kg in 43 days (with a couple of cheats hee hum...)―last day weight was 79.6 kg. I’ve been very bad lately with my eating and drinking habits over Xmas and my weight is stuck on 79.6 kg!! AND my blood pressure is now permanently normal and people can’t get over how much younger I look. Thank you Skinny World.

Trudie G, South African Embassy Executive, Jakarta

I am a 65 year old Texan oil executive. I had 4 stents and 2 spinal operations. My starting weight was 128 kg, within 3 weeks I had lost 13.2 kg. I feel fantastic!

David W

I lost 9 kg in 30 days and I wasn’t even hungry.

Christine M