Embracing Health Retreat

Herbal Medicine

Christmas Surprise!

by Rhianna on December 18, 2013

We at Embracing Health are thrilled to announce a very exciting event! We are opening a naturopathic clinic on the Gold Coast! Backed by popular demand (and years of requests!), we are very excited about being able to offer you face-to-face consultations on a regular basis in Miami, Gold Coast. For those of you who
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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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Herbs & Supplements

Why I Friggin’ Love Natural Medicine

by Leisa on September 23, 2013

I absolutely LOVE the power of natural medicine and it’s ability to initiate a healing response in the body. Even though I have spent over a decade witnessing miraculous healings through my work primarily with detoxification retreats and utilising food as medicine – healing never ceases to amaze and delight me. As I teach at
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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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Victory!

Never Been Sick A Day In My Life!

by Leisa on August 19, 2013

This post unfortunately is not a celebration of reaching for the incredible heights of health that mean that we are never, ever sick, but moreso, is a little bit of a warning to those who are never, ever unwell. One of the statements that I have heard often as a naturopath is often from people
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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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