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Gluten Free Bread

Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings Recipe

by Leisa on February 22, 2016

Gluten Free Bread with Three Toppings This is a simple and delicious seed bread that is filling and nourishing. The three combination toppings work really well with it – or you can design the topping of your choice! Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups buckwheat, soaked 2 hours then drained well 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2
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New Clinic for Naturopathic Appointments

by Leisa on February 15, 2016

I am very excited to announce that I am  joining the amazing team at Your Health Matters at Nerang on the Gold Coast, and will be offering naturopathic consultations in person, on Wednesdays and Fridays each week. I have had a long and happy association with Your Health Matters. I started working as a massage
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The Science Of Fasting

by Leisa on February 9, 2016

I’ve been a huge advocate of fasting for decades, and have studied the benefits of different types of fasts over many years. I’ve experienced the incredible results myself and witnessed it in thousands of people, having worked for more than fifteen years facilitating detox programs where I take groups of people through a naturopathically designed
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Divine Yoga

by Leisa on February 8, 2016

When we go on our Embracing Health Detox Retreats, yoga is a lovely and albeit important part of our program. For guests that are new to stepping on the mat, this can be a little daunting at the beginning! But what we often find is that after a few days of practicing, the guests come
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Another Win For Kale!

by Leisa on February 2, 2016

Kale is now famous! It recently made it into the weekend newspaper with an article about the benefits of Kale in the prevention of glaucoma. In a Harvard Medical School research paper published in JAMA Ophthalmology, showed that an intake of leafy green vegetables can reduce the risk of glaucoma by 20 – 30%. Although
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I’m running a FREE webinar on the evening of Wednesday the 10th of February, sharing a huge amount of information on how to make your healthy New Year’s Resolutions last all year long! Most of us start the year with the greatest of intentions, but don’t always follow through and make changes that are going
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The Gift Of Retreat

by Leisa on January 10, 2016

The beautiful Kelly Fielding of Bella & Bhakti wrote this gorgeous and inspiring piece titled The Gift Of Retreat after assisting at a Byron Bay Embracing Health Retreat last year. Kelly is an incredibly talented writer and her words are crafted with such delicacy – anything she writes is an absolute pleasure to read. This
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Why Rotate Your Leafy Greens?

by Leisa on January 8, 2016

Leafy greens are loaded with phytonutrients, protein, vitamins, antioxidants and are an wonderful addition to your daily diet. Yet it is worth noting that all raw leafy greens carry a small amount of toxins, known as alkaloids, that protect plants from being entirely consumed by other animals and wiping out the plant species. As humans,
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The “Original” Superfoods

by Leisa on January 5, 2016

Superfoods have indeed taken the Western world by storm. Almost every month a new product hits the shelves that claims to increase your energy, boost your immune system, offer you increased longevity or supply you with a days worth of nutrients in a single serve. I am not immune to these tempting products and my
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Retreat $500 Gift Voucher Offer!

by Leisa on December 15, 2015

Bring a friend with you to the February 2016 Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat, and you will receive a $500 Gift Voucher! Simple conditions apply: The deposit for both yourself & a friend must be paid by 31st Dec, 2015 Your are welcome to use the gift voucher towards the retreat price
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