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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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Kori Ubud

Ubud, Bali Retreat 24th October – 2nd November, 2013 – 9 nights For comprehensive information on everything included in the retreat, please go to the Main Retreat Page The Embracing Health Nine Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat in October 2013, is being held in beautiful Ubud, Bali. Our previous retreats in Bali have
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What Makes A Good Detox Retreat?

by Leisa on May 9, 2013

I’ve been running the Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for almost five years now, travelling around Australia and to Bali, teaching hundreds of people about the benefits of detoxification and sharing with them an incredible physical and emotional experience over the week of my retreats. When I started up, there were very
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Facebook Competition!

by Leisa on March 5, 2013

Embracing Health currently has about 1600 likes on Facebook and I really, really would love to get to 2000! So if you haven’t already, take a moment to go to my Facebook page and click the “Like” button. It’s an easy way to stay in touch and ensure you always get the latest information and
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2013 Retreats Are Released!

by Leisa on February 12, 2013

The Embracing Life! Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for 2013 have been released! As many of you know, I am not running any retreats in the first half of this year (due to a book that I am writing, that will launching about September) – but I have three fantastic retreats coming up throughout
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An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 2

by Leisa on November 26, 2012

Yesterday I wrote about An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 1 & spoke about how at my retreats we do a five day juice fast, and how many people who have never juice fasted before, think of juicing as “starving” or “deprivati0n”, when nothing could be further from the truth. The concentrated nutrients in the
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Juice!

An Abundance of Wholefood – Part 1

by Leisa on November 26, 2012

At my retreats I hold a lecture that I call “The Philosophy of Food as Medicine” – which sounds pretty intense – but what it actually is about, is a celebration of all that wholefood has to offer. One of the key concepts that I love to teach, is about abundance, about embracing the abundance
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R is for Raspberries

by Leisa on November 15, 2012

Raspberry season is coming! Raspberries have to be one of absolute favourite fruits of all time, I think I could just live on them! Raspberries are a longevity food, just half a cup of berries a day (is more OK??) can prolong our lifespan, providing seriously awesome levels of antioxidants – many of which have
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Rainbow Chard

Oxalates in Greens? Bad?

by Leisa on November 13, 2012

One question that I often get asked, is about the potential dangers of oxalates in greens. Oxalates are a plant chemical which has the potential to combine with calcium to form a calcium-oxalate stone. These are commonly known as kidney stones, and many people ask whether they should avoid leafy green vegetables, and other natural
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