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The Wholefood Masterclass Video Series!

by Leisa on November 20, 2013

The Wholefoods Masterclass Video Series is a collaboration between Leisa Wheeler, Cat Cannizzaro and Rhianna Smith. Each month featuring a special whole food! We promise you won’t want to miss out on a single episode! Check out the promo video below with highlights from the series!   For just $9.90 per month, subscribers will receive a
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Raw Food Preparation Intensive Retreat

by Leisa on October 9, 2013

Learn the essentials of preparing gourmet raw and whole foods recipes with executive chef Cat Cannizzaro and naturopath Leisa Wheeler. Friday 7th February, 2014 to Tuesday 11th February, 2014 This Raw Food Preparation Intensive is a four night / three full day retreat, where you will learn kitchen skills and preparation techniques for creating fantastic,
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Byron Bay Yoga

I’m not sure if you heard but our last Byron Bay retreat was one of the best retreats we have ever run! So many incredible transformations and such an amazing group of people. We have no doubt that the next Byron Bay Retreat is going to be just as inspiring.  Byron Bay is absolutely beautiful at
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Cells Respond To Different Kinds Of Happiness

by Leisa on October 8, 2013

I was reading one of my favourite magazines on the weekend, Nexus Magazine, and came across this article on happiness. I love anything to do with the emotional aspects of healing and the mind-body connection in medicine – we know from the work of many amazing people such as Dr Candace Pert, Dr Bruce Lipton, and
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Do What You Will Do!

by Leisa on September 2, 2013

These short and sweet words of wisdom come from raw food speaker and author David Wolfe – “do what you will do”. It sounds quite obvious, but for some reason it isn’t always as straightforward as it sounds. Many of us hold ourselves to very high ideals and lofty visions about what we want to do each
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Food Is The Foundation Of Health

by Leisa on August 8, 2013

For many people, supplements are viewed as a “cure all” for their ailments.  The take glucosamine for their arthritis, calcium supplements for their osteoporosis, and fish oil for their cardiovascular system. But I feel that somewhere along the way they have been misinformed as to what supplements are for, and when they are the most effective.
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The Vegetarian Myth

by Leisa on January 21, 2011

I’ve been watching both sides of this debate with interest, and although I have resisted buying this book (not wanting to support it) I may have to see if the local library has it, because the massive debate around this book has peaked my interest in it. If for nothing more to satisfy myself that
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Animal Foods are Not the Answer

by Leisa on December 15, 2010

This is a great article I found on the Veritas Magazine site – and I relate to a lot of what it has to say. Many people ask about whether they can be really healthy on a vegan diet, and it is always about what the person is eating, rather than whether they are vegan, raw
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Stop The Whaling!

by Leisa on April 30, 2010

A new proposal would lift the global ban on commercial whale hunting. Countries are deciding their positions on it now, so an outcry is needed — sign to protect the ban and save the whales: The International Whaling Commission has just unveiled a proposal to legalize commercial whale hunting for the first time in 24
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Loving Our Animals

by Leisa on September 15, 2009

My father was a butcher, by trade, and it was when I was a very little girl that I went to work with him one day – and came home a vegetarian… That was the start of my foray into vegetarianism, veganism and animal rights.  I remember writing articles as a teenager, speaking out against
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