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The raw juice detox fail (yes, there is one)

  If you’re into health and you’re into Instagram, it’s impossible not to have noticed the impressive influx of independent cold-pressed juice businesses in the last few years. Personally, I love them. And what’s not to love about cool branding on colourful bottles of juice, all lined-up like a magical rainbow of renewed health?! Most raw […]

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detox and weight loss unpacked

The following is an interview that I gave for un upscale department store’s monthly glossy magazine in Lima, Peru. The word is out that the detox program gets good results, and like most people, the first question is how much weight will they loose. The concept of detoxing is still relatively new there and it […]

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The detox path of least resistance: clearing the way for easy eliminaion

We are the living, breathing and feeling result of everything we ingest. This includes foods, liquids, herbs, medicine, cosmetics, aromas, sounds, air, thoughts, experiences and energies. What we ingest, what we absorb, and what we subsequently eliminate determines the quality of life that we have. Undergoing a detox program means dedication to the proactive elimination […]

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Amazonian Aphrodisiacs

The Amazon jungle is our planets natural Pharmacy. One quarter of all medicine today is sourced from the rainforest. Amazonian botanicals grow in virgin soil that has been composting for thousands of years. This is the most lush, nutrient dense and truly organic soil remaining on the planet. In the exploration of Amazonian botanicals the […]

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Heat Heals: Far Infrared Sauna’s 101

Sauna Love If you are a sauna lover like me, you will love this insight into the benefits of the far infrared sauna and why they are the absolute best sauna for detoxification of the body. Therapeutic sweating is a key component to a successful detox protocol and saunas are one of the best ways to get […]

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Interview with moi.

Lisa Borden has been a huge assistance to me in the re-shaping of my brand form Panacea Peru to AmaVeda. The world of self-branding and shameless self-promoting on social media can be daunting and overwhelming to say the least.  Sometimes getting some sound advice can make all the difference in the world. When she asked me […]

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5 Ayurvedic Life Hacks We All Need

What is the greatest health challenge of the 21st century? According to Ayurveda, it is our Aggravated Vata Dosha. Keeping Vata dosha in balance is rudimentary to Ayurvedic health. The three doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) are biological energies found throughout the physical and emotional body. The three dosha’s govern all of the physical and mental processes for every […]

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I heart Macrobiotics

I HEART MACROBIOTICS   When I’m on holiday, I allow myself to let go a little around what I should be eating. It’s much easier to enjoy each moment and a new culture when you dive in and avoid spending the entire trip chasing vegetables. That said, after a recent weekend in Lisbon, including several […]

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Aromatherapy. Every Damn Day

Aromatherapy refers to the therapeutic use of essential oils to affect a living organism on a physical, mental, emotional and energetic level. Essential oils Essential oils are not essential, nor are they oils; they are the concentrated extracts of plants. An essential oil is the name given to the highly concentrated liquid extract from a plant. They […]

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The EMF Detox

Looks like Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF’s) is here to stay. Electromagnetic Radiation (or EMF’s) is just one of those topics that no one wants to talk about, but I think we need to. When it comes to feeling our absolute best, we are very quick to jump into all aspects of our physical reality: what we […]

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