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Pre-retreat detox guide

In order to maximise the beneficial effects of your in:spa retreat we suggest that you undertake some gentle preparation. Generally speaking, seven days of pre-retreat preparation is ideal and there…

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How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process…

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What are the best detox diets?

There are several different ways to detox but all have the same aim – to improve your overall health and wellbeing. The most popular and effective are food-based detoxes, which…

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Should you use a juice detox?

Over the past decade books, celebrities and nutritionists have all promoted juice detoxes but there remains a divide in the wellness community about their pros and cons. One thing for…

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How to prepare for a detox

Detoxing is a mental process as much as a physical one and a little preparation goes a long way. The first step is to understand what signs to look out…

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How to detox your liver

The liver is your body’s primary processing organ. By absorbing nutrients, thousands of enzymes in the liver work in sync to eliminate harmful toxins. Once the toxins have been processed…

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Massage and detoxification

The body is designed to eliminate chemical toxins and waste through various organs and processes involving the circulatory and lymphatic systems. Your environment and diet (especially if you have a…

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How to curb cravings as you detox

During a detox diet, you abstain from eating certain foods for a few days, and drink plenty of liquids to help your system flush out harmful toxins. During a cleanse,…

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Detox: organs of elimination

To maintain your health, particularly if you live a busy metropolitan life, your body needs to detoxify and rebuild itself on a regular basis. Amazingly, the body’s cells are completely…

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Detox diets and exercise

By Caroline Eden, Spa Writer A safe and effective cleanse is one where you don’t starve yourself or take pills, potions or consume expensive, specially made drinks. It is also…

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