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The Wholefood Masterclass Video Series!

by Leisa on November 20, 2013

The Wholefoods Masterclass Video Series is a collaboration between Leisa Ravenscroft, Cat Cannizzaro and Rhianna Smith. Each month featuring a special whole food! We promise you won’t want to miss out on a single episode! Check out the promo video below with highlights from the series!   For just $9.90 per month, subscribers will receive a
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Natural Medicine & Her Friends…

by Rhianna on November 4, 2013

Being here at the Embracing Health Retreat in beautiful, magical, Ubud has brought to the forefront of my mind just what it takes to really heal. Really truly heal. Mind. Body. Soul. Let me explain… The nutritionist in me understands that without a solid, healthy food foundation, it is very difficult to over come any
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Express Iridology

by Rhianna on October 16, 2013

Last week I was asked to attend a one-day iridology intensive for a large corporation on the Gold Coast. Over the day I looked in over 30 people’s eyes and gave them brief consultations regarding the indications I had seen. My patients were all between the ages of 30 and 50, mostly women and (here’s
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Raw Food Preparation Intensive Retreat

by Leisa on October 9, 2013

Learn the essentials of preparing gourmet raw and whole foods recipes with executive chef Cat Cannizzaro and naturopath Leisa Ravenscroft. Friday 7th February, 2014 to Tuesday 11th February, 2014 This Raw Food Preparation Intensive is a four night / three full day retreat, where you will learn kitchen skills and preparation techniques for creating fantastic,
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Need Some Kelp?

by Rhianna on October 3, 2013

As a nutritionist, I have a shocking confession to make….. I am not so good at eating kelp and other sea vegetables. There! I said it! I don’t know what it is, possibly the slight damp, salty/fishy taste of most kelps, but these highly nutritious items never seem to make it into my meals. I
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Reigniting Your Spark

by Rhianna on September 19, 2013

I have been lucky enough to work at about half a dozen of the Embracing Health Detox Retreats run by the amazing and talented Leisa Ravenscroft. And when I say work, I don’t mean the kind of work you do, watching the clock for home time, or counting the minutes until your next break. I
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The Art Of Reading Food Labels – Part 2

by Rhianna on August 27, 2013

Continued from Part 1… Fats- no longer the bad guy 20 years ago, fats were regarded as the root of all evil. Fats were thought to make you fat. And this paved the way for a barrage of low fat, no fat, fat free rubbish corrupting our shelves and our bodies. But what many people
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The Art Of Reading Food Labels – Part 1

by Rhianna on August 27, 2013

Have you ever been caught out chowing down on your newest ‘guilt free’ delicious snack only to find out that your innocent little nibble is actually full of some kind of unattractive ingredient? Before I was a naturopath, I fell into this exact trap with gluten free goodies. I assumed just because they were gluten
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Puppy Love

by Rhianna on August 14, 2013

Last week my Mum managed to manifest a chocolate Labrador puppy named Lola. Ok, that sounded weird hey? But believe it or not, it’s true! I shared the art of vision boarding with my Mum a few years ago, and since then she has religiously created her new vision board in January each year. Last
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Living in Gratitude

by Leisa on August 7, 2013

Feeling grateful is such an empowering emotion, yet quite often it is one that doesn’t always come to mind naturally, unless we take the time to sit down and think about what we are grateful for. When we actually do that, we can find hundreds of things to be grateful for, and suddenly our seemingly
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