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How to Increase Resting Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss

How to Increase Resting Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss

How to increase the metabolic rate for the long term 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...

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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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How Does Your Liver Function to Cleanse and Detox Naturally?

How Does Your Liver Function to Cleanse and Detox Naturally?

The liver is the body’s largest internal organ and one of its main tasks is to remove toxins from the body. The liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes prescription drugs and medication. It also separates out the useful nutrients in the body and secretes bile...

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Celebrate Songkran at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

Celebrate Songkran at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

Widely known as being a fun-filled three days of water fights and laughs, Songkran is the Thai New Year and subsequent celebration that takes place every April 13th. Officially, Songkran is observed as a three day national holiday, but often times the celebration...

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The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Without a doubt, you have heard how good a plant-based diet is for you. Not only does it benefit our health and waistline, but it is also better for the environment, your wallet and conscience. A plant-based diet is a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables as well as...

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The Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Beetroot

The Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Beetroot

Beetroot is a dark red vegetable. Often times referred to as an acquired taste, beetroot has been linked with better stamina, improved blood flow and lower blood pressure. Also known as red beet or garden beet, beetroot is packed with essential nutrients and are a...

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The Benefits of Bentonite Clay

The Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Although not as common in modern day, healing clays such as Bentonite Clay have been used by various cultures throughout history for their rich nutrients and to also rid the body of toxins. Bentonite Clay is a healing clay with powerful benefits and is making a...

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An Introduction to Chen-style Tai Chi

An Introduction to Chen-style Tai Chi

Chen-style Tai Chi is widely recognized as the oldest form of Tai Chi as well as being the ancestor of all of the other Tai Chi styles. Chen-style Tai Chi is a unique form of the martial art. Characterized by low powerful stances, body coiling movements, stomping and...

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How to Stay Motivated When Fasting

How to Stay Motivated When Fasting

Fasting is important to any detox program By dietary standards, fasting means to abstain from all substances except pure water in a total and complete environment of rest. There are variations of fasting, including juice fasting which is abstinence from all food and...

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Tai Chi Master Workshop in Phuket

Tai Chi Master Workshop in Phuket

On March 18th and 19th, Santosa is proud to host Master Chen Juan at our detox and wellness center for an exclusive Chen-style Tai Chi Workshop. The serene setting of our detox and wellness center makes the perfect setting for this workshop. Located in the Kata Hill,...

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An Introduction to Chen-style Tai Chi

Amazing Benefits of Practicing Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise. It helps maintain strength, flexibility and balance. Often referred to as meditation in motion, Tai Chi is a wonderful activity to practice in all stages of life. Tai Chi is a mind-body practice that originated in China as a...

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The Mighty Powers of Meditation

The Mighty Powers of Meditation

Meditation is a legitimate health craze. The powers of meditation are mighty and can do so much for one’s mind, body and spirit. Research has linked the practice to a plethora of benefits including improved cardiovascular health and cognitive benefits. Studies suggest...

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It’s True: You Are What You Eat

It’s True: You Are What You Eat

They say you are what you eat. To be honest, never a truer word has been spoken. If you look around, it become quite obvious rather quickly who eats right and who does not. There is no scientific equation to eating right. Eating right truly is not difficult, however,...

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The Mighty Powers of Meditation

Why Detox at Santosa Detox and Wellness Center?

With an enviable location high in the hills overlooking Kata Beach, Santosa Detox and Wellness center is Phuket’s premier health and wellness retreat. The lush jungle surroundings are tropical and serene making for a relaxed, calm environment. The laid-back vibe and...

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It’s True: You Are What You Eat

Reasons to Go Vegan in 2017

It is that time of the year again. The time to usher out the old and welcome in the new. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? Chances are, that if you did, those resolutions included losing weight, eating better and getting healthier? Are you aware that all of...

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The Benefits of Aromatherapy

The Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years and has been utilized worldwide by cultures for a wide range of various functions. Aromatherapy has powerful abilities and is known for reducing anxiety, eliminating headaches, boosting energy levels as well as...

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New Year Party with Buffet with a view over Phuket

New Year Party with Buffet with a view over Phuket

On the 31st we are having a huge Vegan Buffet in our Vegan Restaurant with a view over Kata, onto the sea! The Buffet will be opened from 18:30 to 23:30, after that we are having a toast to the New Year all together! You can expect amazing Vegan food including: Salads...

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The Health Benefits of Coconuts

The Health Benefits of Coconuts

Recently, coconuts have been christened as the new miracle food. Learn about the Benefits of Coconuts: It is no surprise, to be honest, as coconuts are extremely nutritious, rich in fiber and packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Coconuts can be found in...

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The Mighty Powers of Meditation

The Natural Remedies for Stress

A big majority of people around the world suffer from stress. Often times the pressures of life can be too much, and people find themselves at a breaking point. Negative stress is sure to take a toll on a person’s daily life as well as their health. Unfortunately,...

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Vegan 5-Course Christmas Menu at Santosa Phuket

Vegan 5-Course Christmas Menu at Santosa Phuket

This year we are offering a 5 Course Christmas Menu at our Vegan Restaurant in Phuket. The Christmas Dinner will be available on 24th, 25th and 26th. Book your Table below. 1. STARTER Avocado salad with pomegranate, coriander and veggies or Gluten Free Maize Polenta...

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The Incredible Benefits of Walking on the Beach

The Incredible Benefits of Walking on the Beach

Health Benefits For many people, there is no place better than the beach. The beach is great for its beautiful ocean views, its people watching and the chance to inhale the fresh, salty air. Most people go to the beach to relax, frolic in the waves or take a quick...

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The Health Benefits of Using Spirulina

The Health Benefits of Using Spirulina

Spirulina is, without a doubt, an extremely powerful superfood. It is a blue-green algae that is quite famous for its intense flavour and its powerful nutritional properties. Spirulina is easily accessible as its grown around the world.   Spirulina truly is one of the...

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Open Day for all Pregnant ladies in Phuket at Santosa

Open Day for all Pregnant ladies in Phuket at Santosa

On Sunday,27th of November  2016 we are having an Open Day at Santosa for all "Mommies to be" on Phuket! A special open day for pregnant woman on Phuket, the agenda will be: 15:00 – 16:00  special talk – detox & pregnancy 16:00 – 17:00  fitness and relaxation...

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Spectacular Superfood Spirulina

Spectacular Superfood Spirulina

When it comes to superfoods, it is quite possible that the superfood spirulina is one of the best. Not only is it incredibly good for you, but spirulina is also loaded with nutrients that can have powerful effects on both the body and brain. What exactly is spirulina?...

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