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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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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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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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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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Herbal Remedies Can Kill

by Leisa on May 14, 2010

My goodness, what is it with the medical industry that makes them so scared of our natural approach to health that they have to use claims like this to try and frighten the public away from what we do? From ninemsn: “Herbal remedies can kill, says an Australian forensic pathologist, who warns against the “false perception”
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