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What’s Your Poison?

by Rhianna on February 27, 2014

This morning I watched an interesting short video created by Dr. Michael Greger. For those of you have never heard of this doctor, he created the website Nutritionfacts.org. He is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.  A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine,
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10 Reasons To Love Bali

by Rhianna on February 25, 2014

Bali, a popular tourist destination for those wanting to get into the sun, drink cheap beer and party all night. So why has it become one of our favourite and super special retreat destinations? Well, firstly because we hold our retreats in the beautiful Ubud, far away from party-happy youngsters. Here are 10 other reasons
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Did You Know?

by Rhianna on February 24, 2014

Working in my local health food store the other day, I found myself sharing the same health tips to quite a few of our customers. I wanted to pop down the top three here, and possibly surprise a few people. Acai Bowls- A healthy breakfast? We have lots of customers jumping on the acai train
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How to Health Boost Your Recipes

by Rhianna on February 17, 2014

At the recent Food Preparation Intensive Retreat we held in Byron Bay, a favourite night time game was something we’ve called “Upgrade Your Recipes”. Our lovely ladies were given a selection of recipes, torn from recent food and cooking magazines, and asked to work as a group to help take the recipe to a new
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Late last year I was fortunate enough to work with Leisa and the Embracing Health team at one of the detox retreats also held at Tallows Beach Houses. It was a wonderful seven days assisting the head chef in the kitchen as we prepared vibrant juices for the guests for five days then gourmet raw
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The Next Big Thing…

by Rhianna on February 12, 2014

Every other day I happen to see advertisements on news programs such as 60 Minutes, A Current Affair, Dr Oz and morning TV, proclaiming the next biggest thing has just been found that will improve your health. It might be a weight loss supplement such as Garcinia Cambogia, a longevity supplement like Resveratrol, or another
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Fermentation Workshop At Food Prep Retreat

by Leisa on February 11, 2014

One of the aweseome things we did among all the other awesome activities at the recent Food Preparation Intensive Retreat we held in Byron Bay, was attending a fermentation workshop with fermenting guru Tim Mcneilly from Really Awesome Wholefoods. For most of the guests, fermentation was a total mystery and a food group that they
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Food Prep Farm Tour

by Leisa on February 10, 2014

One of the lovely events that we added into our first Embracing Health Food Preparation Intensive Retreat, was a farm tour, visiting local organic farms who sell their produce on roadside stalls in the area. Hosted by naturopath and local foodie Jules Galloway, we were picked up at Tallows Beach House and taken on a
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Fun At The Food Prep Retreat!

by Leisa on February 8, 2014

When it comes to increasing the amounts of raw vegan foods and wholefoods in the diet, it can be quite daunting! Knowing how to prepare raw foods so that they are tasty, what equipment to use and how to put it all together so that your family will enjoy it, is a huge learning curve
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Prevention Is Better Than Cure

by Rhianna on February 5, 2014

A news report on the ABC on Tuesday morning, highlighted the fact that cancer has now become the number one cause of death around the world. The World Health Organisation published a report revealing that cancer has surpassed heart disease as the biggest killer in Australia in 2012. 40,000 Australians past away from cancer in
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