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The Importance of Superfoods

The Importance of Superfoods

Are you looking to improve your health? One of the best ways to start is by changing your diet. Many of us are familiar with the phrase, “you are what you eat.” Therefore, it is important to cut back on, or even cut out, processed foods, carbs, excess sugar and fast...

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Water – The 4th Macronutrient

Water – The 4th Macronutrient

Did you know that water is the most important nutrient for our bodies? Humans need to drink water in order to survive. It is involved in every single one of the body’s functions. Your blood needs water so it can carry oxygen to all of the cells in the body. We also...

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The Amazing Benefits of an Emotional Detox

The Amazing Benefits of an Emotional Detox

Recently launched at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center, the Emotional Detox program has been well received. An innovative program, the Emotional Detox combines holistic health practices, energy work, and wellness therapies with coaching and restorative experiences...

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How to Start a 7-Day Detox Retreat

How to Start a 7-Day Detox Retreat

In this day and age, many of us have glorified being busy. We are busy with work, busy with our families, busy with our children, busy in our communities; let’s face it, we are just plain busy. However, the act of being busy can often times damage our health. For...

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Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermented food and beverages were among the very first processed foods consumed by humans. In the beginning, fermented foods were valued for their safe shelf life and the popularity of foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, wine and even fermented sausage grew. However,...

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Benefits of a Vegan Diet

Benefits of a Vegan Diet

A vegan diet is a diet that avoids all animal products. There are many ethical reasons that people choose a vegan diet for, but also for health reasons, too. A vegan diet is overall better for your body, makes weight loss or the maintaining of weight easier and offers...

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Why Detox Helps to Prevent Potential Diseases

Why Detox Helps to Prevent Potential Diseases

People choose to detox for a variety of reasons, however, most of them are related to both looking and feel better. There are many health benefits associated with detoxifying the body, with the primary benefit being to treat or prevent chronic illnesses and diseases....

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Detox Water Health Benefits

Detox Water Health Benefits

Staying hydrated is important for health, and it is recommended, on average, to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day. However, there are some who believe that adding extra ingredients to water boosts its health benefits. The result is known as Detox Water, and it...

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Detox & Dieting: How to Lose Toxic Fat for Good

Detox & Dieting: How to Lose Toxic Fat for Good

A steady intake of toxic foods will catch up with you sooner or later and wreak havoc on not only your waistline but also your health. Toxic foods include oils that contain bad fats, refined sugars, grains, processed low-fat or fat-free foods, genetically modified...

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How to Cure Candida with a Cleanse and Detox Program

How to Cure Candida with a Cleanse and Detox Program

Are you experiencing digestive problems such as gas and bloating, joint pain, hormone imbalance, cravings for sweets, chronic bad breath, a weak immune system and overall exhaustion? If you answered yes, it is possible that you may have candida as these are some of...

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What’s in a Belly Rub?

What’s in a Belly Rub?

What is the difference between The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy And Chi Nei Tsang? Since I have been in Asia, I am often asked this question. Just to clarify, I am a Certified Practitioner of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, not a Chi...

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The Amazing Benefits of Chlorophyll

The Amazing Benefits of Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is what gives leafy greens their green color. It is a pigment that is involved with photosynthesis, but it is not only helpful for plants. Chlorophyll is packed full of vitamins and minerals that are good for skin, weight loss efforts and overall general...

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The Importance of Exercise During a Detox

The Importance of Exercise During a Detox

If you made the decision to kickstart your health and are going through a detox, chances are that your body is also going through a major change. Although an outstanding beneficial experience, a detox can also be challenging. Before a detox, your body is used to many...

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Santosa Receives TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence

Santosa Receives TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence

We are so proud to announce that both Santosa Detox & Wellness Center and Santosa Vegan Restaurant received the TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence. It is an honor to receive this accolade from TripAdvisor, and we are so thankful to our guests who...

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How to Start a Detox at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

How to Start a Detox at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

Are you feeling down and out? Have your energy levels dropped? Do you feel sluggish and lethargic? If you answered yes to any of these questions, perhaps it is time to look into a detox program. Perhaps you are still a bit unsure as to what exactly a detox is? Simply...

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Emotional Detox: A Vital Transformation

Emotional Detox: A Vital Transformation

Does your brain and your emotions have you down? Are you feeling like you are stuck in a rut? Do you feel like you are losing of touch of who you are and the things that matter most to you? Are you seeking your own inner path? Do you want to optimize your health...

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How to Lower the Glycemic Impact of a Meal

How to Lower the Glycemic Impact of a Meal

Are you familiar with the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index ranks the carbohydrates in food according to how they affect blood glucose levels. The Glycemic Index gives people away to tell good carbs from bad carbs. It’s a great guideline for carb-counting, but more...

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Health Benefits of HIIT

Health Benefits of HIIT

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a term used to describe any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less intense activity or even periods of complete rest. HIIT sessions can last anywhere from 15 minutes to 60...

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Going Vegan Is Not What You Think

Going Vegan Is Not What You Think

A lot of people are interested in going vegan, but many of them are held back by fear and misconception. Going vegan does not mean you have to give up everything you love to eat. However, it does mean that you will shift to a plant-based diet and find healthier, vegan...

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Family and Spiritual Constellations Workshop in Phuket

Family and Spiritual Constellations Workshop in Phuket

For the first time in Phuket, Santosa Detox & Wellness Center is proud to host the Family and Spiritual Constellations Workshop over the weekend of the 27th and 28th of May. Facilitated by Marco Economides, this workshop will focus on healing the roots of...

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The Importance of Spirulina in a Detox

The Importance of Spirulina in a Detox

What is spirulina? A superfood that experts recommend to boost and improve nutrition, Spirulina is often used in detox and cleanse programs as well as used as a protein supplement. It is blue-green in color and full of antioxidants. Essentially, Spirulina is a...

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Why Are Enzymes So Important For Digestion?

Why Are Enzymes So Important For Digestion?

One of the key ingredients to a healthy digestive system are enzymes. You may be eating healthy, but if your digestive enzymes are not getting those nutrients to your bloodstream, organs and cells, then you will not be receiving the total benefits of a healthy diet....

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How to Increase Resting Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss

How to Increase Resting Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss

It is no secret that exercise will increase your metabolic rate temporarily, but increasing metabolic rate for the long term is a step-by-step process which includes raising your basal metabolic rate as well as your body’s resting metabolic rate. There is no need to...

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Yoga, Spa, Fitness & Eating Well – Get Fit the Smart Way

Yoga, Spa, Fitness & Eating Well – Get Fit the Smart Way

It is no secret that there are a variety of components to consider in the journey to overall better health and wellness. Embracing this journey as a lifestyle change is a positive step in working towards rebooting your health. Holding on to this positive attitude will...

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