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The Great Detox Myth?

by Leisa on April 20, 2010

Goodness I get cranky when I see articles written by journalists appearing in the mainstream press, who do not have a clue what they are writing about! This is the case in an article I found on dailymail.co.uk  “The great detox myth: Millions of women swear by detoxing – but is it just an expensive
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Do You Put 515 Chemicals a Day on Your Body?

by Leisa on November 14, 2009

Dailymail.co.uk: “Women and beauty products – it’s a love affair that’s been going on for centuries. And no wonder. There’s nothing like a new lipstick or favourite perfume to make us look and feel good. Or so we thought… In fact, according to a new report, most of our favourite cosmetics are cocktails of industrially
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Nature Quotes

by Leisa on December 20, 2008

I found these quotes in David Wolfe’s The Sunfood Success System: “The constitution of man’s body has not changed to meet the new conditions of his artificial environment that has replaced his natural one. The result is that of perpetual discord between man and his environment. The effect of this discord is a general deterioration of man’s body,
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Juicing, Fasting and Feelings

by Leisa on October 25, 2008

I have always found the correlations between detoxing the body and detoxing the mind to be a fascinating insight into human nature. In my lectures when I worked at Hippocrates Health Centre, I always talked to people how when they are juice fasting and detoxing, that quite often emotions and feelings will come up to
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Sunlight Saunas

by Leisa on September 27, 2008

One of the highlights of the retreat (and there were many!) was the generous supply by Sunlight Saunas, of a three person Sunlight Sauna Cabin and a Solo Sauna for our use during the retreat. Roseanne from Sunlight drove up on the Sunday and organised the set up of these units at the resort.  They
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The Amazing Apple

by Leisa on April 15, 2008

In exploring food as medicine, one food that you just can’t overlook is the humble apple. There is a lot of truth in the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” One of my first introductions into the healing benefits of the apple, was after reading a book called “The Biogenic Diet”
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You Wouldn’t Believe The Changes!

by Leisa on February 22, 2008

When I think about the things that I’m grateful for (as per my last blog post), one that comes to mind quite regularly is my work at Hippocrates Health Centre. I know, I know, everyone is supposed to hate their jobs (!), but that’s certainly not true in my world!  If I need to work,
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One of the most effective additions to your health regime that can create really outstanding results is the simple art of Dry Skin Brushing. The lymphatic system is made up of a network of fluid, organs and vessels that drain toxins, debris, pathogens and excess fluid from the spaces around cells. The fluid in the
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