February 2016

Gluten Free Bread

Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings Recipe

by Leisa on February 22, 2016

Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings This is a simple and delicious seed bread that is filling and nourishing. The three combination toppings work really well with it – or you can design the topping of your choice! Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups buckwheat, soaked 2 hours then drained well 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2
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New Clinic for Naturopathic Appointments

by Leisa on February 15, 2016

I am very excited to announce that I am  joining the amazing team at Your Health Matters at Nerang on the Gold Coast, and will be offering naturopathic consultations in person, on Wednesdays and Fridays each week. I have had a long and happy association with Your Health Matters. I started working as a massage
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The Science Of Fasting

by Leisa on February 9, 2016

I’ve been a huge advocate of fasting for decades, and have studied the benefits of different types of fasts over many years. I’ve experienced the incredible results myself and witnessed it in thousands of people, having worked for more than fifteen years facilitating detox programs where I take groups of people through a naturopathically designed
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Divine Yoga

by Leisa on February 8, 2016

When we go on our Embracing Health Detox Retreats, yoga is a lovely and albeit important part of our program. For guests that are new to stepping on the mat, this can be a little daunting at the beginning! But what we often find is that after a few days of practicing, the guests come
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Another Win For Kale!

by Leisa on February 2, 2016

Kale is now famous! It recently made it into the weekend newspaper with an article about the benefits of Kale in the prevention of glaucoma. In a Harvard Medical School research paper published in JAMA Ophthalmology, showed that an intake of leafy green vegetables can reduce the risk of glaucoma by 20 – 30%. Although
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The Brilliance Of Elizabeth Gilbert

by Leisa on February 1, 2016

I am definitely an Elizabeth Gilbert fan. I know there is a huge divide between the “lovers” and “haters” when it comes to her bestselling novel Eat. Pray. Love. but I found the authenticity in her book and the integrity in Gilbert’s writing to be something quite lovely. And listening to her since, especially when
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