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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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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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Last Retreat for Almost 12 Months!

by Leisa on November 8, 2012

I have a confession to make. The upcoming Eight Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat being held by the pristine beaches of Busselton, WA at the end of November, is going to be the last retreat I run for nearly a year… I absolutely love running the Embracing Life! Retreats, but for the past couple
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Juicing Can Wreck Your Looks – Really?

by Leisa on July 12, 2012

I enjoy flicking through mainstream media sites to see what is capturing people’s attention, and also to see what is being said in the health arena. Quite often I will be asked about a certain news report on health, or a new diet craze, so I feel it’s important to keep up-to-date, not only with
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Something very exciting has happened! Three months out from our August Bali Retreat, I was completely booked out with a waiting list and quite a few enquiries… So I got on the phone to Villa Gaia in Bali and organised to do another retreat in August for those who missed out on the first one!
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Would You Like to do a Detox Retreat in Bali?

by Leisa on January 9, 2012

How would you like to join us at an amazing eight day detox retreat in beautiful Bali in March? You could be one of those lucky people if you choose to join us at the March Embracing Life! Bali Retreat! With just over six weeks to go until it starts on the 2nd March, there are just six
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How would you like to join us at an amazing eight day detox retreat in beautiful Bali next month? You could be one of those lucky people if you choose to join us at the August Embracing Life! Bali Retreat! With just over a month to go until it starts on the 19th August, there are
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This part of WA is one of my favourite places in the world, and I am SO looking forward to the retreat that Samudra is putting together for the David Wolfe Tour. We have just launched some new options for the retreat, so you can now choose a package where you look after your own
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David Wolfe Retreat – Don’t Miss Out!

by Leisa on December 12, 2010

I am so looking forward to the retreat, and anyone who loves David Wolfe’s work, and wants to go deeper into his incredible amount of knowledge, would do well to join us at this retreat in the most beautiful part of Australia – Dunsborough in WA. It is absolutely worth the trip! Fly into Perth,
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