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GMO Bull

GMO or OMG?

by Rhianna on February 13, 2014

Genetic modification has been cropping up a lot for me over the past week (no pun intended). In all different areas I feel like GMO is getting harder and harder to avoid. It started on Sunday when we went for our organic farm tour as part of the Food Prep Intensive Retreat. One of the
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Miracle Cure

The Next Big Thing…

by Rhianna on February 12, 2014

Every other day I happen to see advertisements on news programs such as 60 Minutes, A Current Affair, Dr Oz and morning TV, proclaiming the next biggest thing has just been found that will improve your health. It might be a weight loss supplement such as Garcinia Cambogia, a longevity supplement like Resveratrol, or another
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Fermentation Workshop At Food Prep Retreat

by Leisa on February 11, 2014

One of the aweseome things we did among all the other awesome activities at the recent Food Preparation Intensive Retreat we held in Byron Bay, was attending a fermentation workshop with fermenting guru Tim Mcneilly from Really Awesome Wholefoods. For most of the guests, fermentation was a total mystery and a food group that they
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Food Prep Farm Tour

by Leisa on February 10, 2014

One of the lovely events that we added into our first Embracing Health Food Preparation Intensive Retreat, was a farm tour, visiting local organic farms who sell their produce on roadside stalls in the area. Hosted by naturopath and local foodie Jules Galloway, we were picked up at Tallows Beach House and taken on a
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Fun At The Food Prep Retreat!

by Leisa on February 8, 2014

When it comes to increasing the amounts of raw vegan foods and wholefoods in the diet, it can be quite daunting! Knowing how to prepare raw foods so that they are tasty, what equipment to use and how to put it all together so that your family will enjoy it, is a huge learning curve
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Prevention

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

by Rhianna on February 5, 2014

A news report on the ABC on Tuesday morning, highlighted the fact that cancer has now become the number one cause of death around the world. The World Health Organisation published a report revealing that cancer has surpassed heart disease as the biggest killer in Australia in 2012. 40,000 Australians past away from cancer in
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Think Well, Love Well, Sleep Well

by Rhianna on January 20, 2014

Virginia Woolf once said, “One cannot think well, love well or sleep well if one has not dined well.” This simple quote holds so much truth! So many people these days get caught up in feeling bad and end up reaching for medications, or natural supplements to ‘fix’ the problem. But what about taking it
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New Year 2014

New Beginnings For A New Year

by Rhianna on January 16, 2014

A new year is the prefect time for new beginnings! And we have a few new beginnings going on ourselves at Embracing Health for 2014. I have to say the most exciting new beginning is the fact that Leisa married her amazing warrior Dan. In a beautiful, intimate ceremony on the Gold Coast, Leisa (looking every
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Guilty

Getting Over A Bad Case Of The Guilts

by Rhianna on January 14, 2014

The festive season is over for another year (as long as you don’t count Australia day and Easter both looming on the horizon!), and for the majority of people out there, this time of the new year can tend to go one of two ways. For some, it might be detox central, with many super
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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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