detox

Slow Down

Leisa’s Diary #1; New Year, New Start

by Leisa on January 15, 2014

Over the next few months I’ll be using my blog to keep a bit of a diary to record what is happening with me, as I make some big changes to my life and move in a somewhat new direction. Over the past decade I’ve met thousands of people through my work at Hippocrates Health
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Agni Hotra

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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Iridology

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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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 Wheeler. 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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Low Fat

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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Food Label

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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Byron Retreat

Does Your Body Need A Spring Clean?

by Leisa on August 6, 2013

Byron Bay, NSW Retreat 6th September – 14th September, 2013 – 8 nights As winter starts to leave us and we move into the warmer spring months, it is the perfect time to detox your body! There is no better way to cleanse than with an Eight Day Detox, Healing and Raw Food Retreat in beautiful Byron Bay!
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Woman in gym exercising with personal fitness trainer

Working in a busy health food store, this is a topic that has been coming up for me quite often of late. It causes me and so many of my colleagues quite a bit of grief. How the situation usually unfurls is as follows: Me: Hi there, can I help you? Customer: Yes, I’d like
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Kori Ubud

Ubud, Bali Retreat 24th October – 2nd November, 2013 – 9 nights For comprehensive information on everything included in the retreat, please go to the Main Retreat Page The Embracing Health Nine Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat in October 2013, is being held in beautiful Ubud, Bali. Our previous retreats in Bali have
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What Makes A Good Detox Retreat?

by Leisa on May 9, 2013

I’ve been running the Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for almost five years now, travelling around Australia and to Bali, teaching hundreds of people about the benefits of detoxification and sharing with them an incredible physical and emotional experience over the week of my retreats. When I started up, there were very
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