Posts Tagged ‘Detox’

Organs are gross and squishy and tucked away inside aren't they?

Why no! (well not all of them). Often unknown as an organ at all, skin is in fact the body’s largest organ, accounting for up to 15% of your total body weight (that's 15 kgs you definitely do not want to shed in a hurry.) → Read more

What an incredible month it has been.

Last week I returned from 2 weeks in Ubud, Bali after the amazing Awakening the Divine Feminine retreat hosted by the equally amazing Beata Alfoldi of Wild Heart Awakening. My intention for the retreat was to make a clear path from the old (years of study and other stress) into the new (new business/career/sense of self). My head and heart are still swirling and processing. 16 fabulous women came together in the spirit of openness and authenticity to share an 8-day journey of the soul. In the tradition of “what goes on tour stays on tour,” (or “there’s no way I can condense 8 days of incredible amazement into one post”) I've shared my highlights reel below. → Read more

So over the past week I’ve been on a juicing journey.

You can read about what’s been going on here and here. Over the weekend I started my second 3-day juice cleanse with guinea pig No. 2:

Pressed Juices

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Last week I decided to road-test a couple of juice cleanses currently on the market.

You can read about it here. Through my naturopathic training, I became interested in juice cleanses and by second year, had lashed out on “The Angel Juicer.” Twin geared, cold-pressed, all stainless steel (yes, that is a choir of angels you hear singing in the background), it’s the Thermomix of juicers. But to be honest, after a stubborn virus and a busy schedule before heading overseas this week, shopping and prepping kilos of veggies just wasn’t going to happen. I needed quick and simple goodness stat. Which brings me to guinea pig No. 1:

Orchard St.

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Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past few years, you can’t have missed the resurgence of the “juice.”

Juice detoxes or fasts or cleanses are by no means new, but it seems social media, and movies like Joe Cross’ Fat Sick and Nearly Dead have propelled the humble juice into a whole new stratosphere. → Read more