Rex

Natural Remedies For Pets

by Rhianna on August 25, 2014

My partner and I recently became the proud caretakers of a 7 year old Staffordshire bull terrier named Rex. As Rex’s newly adoptive owners we have spent the first six months getting to know this little ball of muscle, his likes, dislikes, and finding out how we fit together as a family unit. In doing
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What’s Our BEST Retreat Location?

by Rhianna on August 22, 2014

When people call me to ask about our detox retreats, invariably one of the most common question that comes up is “What is your BEST retreat location?” Now this is hard one for me! So hard in fact, that I often umm and ahh, to the point where the caller doesn’t end up getting any
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Organic Food

The Clean 15 vs The Dirty Dozen

by Rhianna on August 21, 2014

Please excuse me if I am repeating old information, but the concept of the “Clean 15” and “Dirty Dozen” was just brought to my attention recently. A little behind the 8 ball there I’ll admit… But better late than never! I thought I’d share it in case you too missed the memo… I have been
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The Truth About Leaky Gut

by Rhianna on August 14, 2014

I have wanted to write this blog post for a while now. These past 10 days in beautiful Bali with some very special Embracing Health Detox Retreat guests has highlighted this topic for me again, and I am lucky to have found a quiet moment to write it down. The truth about leaky gut is
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Keep Trying

Tried Everything?

by Rhianna on August 8, 2014

What do you do when you have tried everything? Sometimes you just get to that point. You know, the point where you feel that nothing you have tried has worked, and you’ve spent so much money and wasted so much time and done everything you can possibly do. And still nothing has worked. And you just
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Give It A Go!

by Rhianna on August 6, 2014

As a naturopath, I often hear “Oh, I have tried such-and-such (a product, a treatment, a modality) and it didn’t work for me.” When I was studying to be a naturopath, if a patient would tell me something along these lines I would believe them without question, but now with years of experience behind me,
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Doctor Google

by Rhianna on July 23, 2014

A little while ago I found a funny meme on Facebook and added it to our wall. It said something along the lines of: “Googling your symptoms is the quickest way to convince yourself that you are dying” This is absolutely, without a doubt, true. In fact I have done it myself. The positive I
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Pay It Forward

by Rhianna on July 17, 2014

I know we are supposed to wake up each day and choose to be happy. I know it can be a conscious decision; we are the ones in charge of our mood and how we decide to feel each day, we have the power. But sometimes you wake up feeling less than great. And making
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Health Myths BUSTED!

by Rhianna on July 14, 2014

The other day I read an article that has been doing the rounds on social media- common nutrition based myths the majority of people believe. I posted it on our Facebook page so click here is you want to have a read. I found myself agreeing with quite a few of these myths, and disagreeing
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Hidden Names For MSG

by Rhianna on July 8, 2014

A new Japanese restaurant has opened up close to me, and being someone who generally loves Japanese food, my partner and I were quick to try it out. I was particularly attracted to the NO MSG message they displayed on their menus. I have noticed as I have got older, MSG has become more and
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