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Looking to get inspired for a healthy lifestyle? Read our blogs below!
To Juice or Not to Juice?

To Juice or Not to Juice?

There is a lot of talk that surrounds juicing. Essentially, the goal of juicing is to supplement your day with all the available fresh nutrients found in juice that will help you feel better, be healthier and in all sincerity, live better. Fresh juice provides the...

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The Health Benefits of Fasting

The Health Benefits of Fasting

Within the health and wellness community over the last years, fasting has become increasingly popular. Although at times viewed controversial, it is important to note that fasting does not cause starvation or force the body to go into starvation mode. In fact, fasting...

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1 Day Wellness and Spa on Phuket

1 Day Wellness and Spa on Phuket

The Santosa Detox & Wellness Center 1 Day Relax Package includes: 1 x Healthy Vegan Lunch ( 1 main course + 1 Dessert) 1 x Fresh made Juice or Smoothie 1 x Traditional or Signature Massage 1 x Herbal Sauna with Ice bath 1 x Santosa Class of the Day (Yoga, Fitness...

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Guidelines to Eating a Healthier Diet

Guidelines to Eating a Healthier Diet

Although intended for health professionals and policymakers, the 2015 - 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the edition that was released in January 2015 outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns. The Dietary Guidelines are a great way to know...

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Santosa Kids Day: Caring about Burmese children in Phuket

Santosa Kids Day: Caring about Burmese children in Phuket

Located high in the hills above Kata Beach in Phuket, Santosa Detox and Wellness Center is the island’s premier detox and wellness destination. Our main goal at Santosa is to encourage others to live a healthy life. All of us at Santosa Detox and Wellness Center feel...

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The Importance of Colon Cleansing

The Importance of Colon Cleansing

There are many reasons to cleanse the colon including highly toxic and polluted food systems, air and water and environmental factors. Improving liver detox functions and cleaning the colon are viewed as natural methods to detoxify the body. Over-pollution in the body...

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Stuck Inside? Great Ways to Exercise Indoors

Stuck Inside? Great Ways to Exercise Indoors

For many people who lead busy professional lives, exercising indoors may be the only option available to get the heart rate up and burn a few calories. Perhaps not as colourful as exercising in the great outdoors surrounded by nature, exercising indoors does not have...

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Phuket readies to celebrate its annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket readies to celebrate its annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival

The yellow flags have been risen all across the island in honour of the upcoming Phuket Vegetarian Festival. Without a doubt the most anticipated annual event, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival takes place from the 1st to the 9th of October 2016. Throughout the nine days...

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What are toxins?

What are toxins?

Toxins are everywhere. Simply put, a toxin is a harmful matter. There are many types of toxins, but in the detox world they are mostly broken down into internal toxins and external toxins. A detox can be an effective way to clear the body of toxins, especially if the...

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The Rules of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

The Rules of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

The annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival will take place from the 1st to the 9th of October. Without a doubt Phuket’s most famous festival, the Vegetarian Festival is truly a spectacular sight to behold. If you are staying with us during the first week in October, we...

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New Menu Launch at Santosa Vegan Restaurant

New Menu Launch at Santosa Vegan Restaurant

Exciting changes are afoot at our wonderful vegan restaurant within the Santosa Detox and Wellness Center complex as a new menu launch is set for the 5th of September 2016. Furthering on our successful vegan dishes, the new menu highlights a whole food plant based...

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Curbing Sugar Cravings

Curbing Sugar Cravings

Sugar is a highly addictive substance. It is a substance that is surprisingly in nearly every food, and one that most of us crave. The only way to stop eating sugar is to wave goodbye to your sugar cravings. It is a proven fact that the less one consumes sugar, the...

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Yin Yoga in Phuket

Yin Yoga in Phuket

Based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature, and lesser known than other types of yoga, Yin Yoga is for those who are exceptionally tired, over-stimulated and lacking energy. Yin Yoga is unique, and offers a great...

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Superfood Spirulina

Superfood Spirulina

It is green, it is good for you and it boasts a fair share of health promoting properties. Coined as a superfood, Spirulina is a natural algae that is rich in Chlorophyll, and much like verdant plants, gets its energy from the sun.   Spirulina is a 100% natural algae...

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Vinyasa Flow Hot Yoga in Phuket

Vinyasa Flow Hot Yoga in Phuket

Taken from the Sanskrit language, the word vinyasa often refers to the movement, or flow, between the various poses in a yoga sequence. This style of yoga links the breath with movement, and the focus is on the inhale and exhale as you move from one pose into the...

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The Importance of Colon Cleansing

Whole food plant based diet

  In today’s ever-changing world, there are so many “things” to choose from. Often times, too much choice can be overwhelming. This particularly applies to our general health and overall wellness, especially where diet is concerned. Often times, the word diet is...

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8 Signs You Need to Detox

8 Signs You Need to Detox

A detox is necessary in order to promote complete health for your body. Detox is especially important if you have been under a lot of stress or if your diet has been faltering. Removing toxins and other harmful substances from your body is what detox essentially does...

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Morning Habits to Cultivate Your Health

Morning Habits to Cultivate Your Health

Healthy people are healthy because they adhere to a strict routine. Look at the daily lifestyle of healthy people, and compare it to yours. The results could very well be different. The compiled list below highlights six essential habits that healthy people do in the...

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Epsom Salt Baths in Phuket

Epsom Salt Baths in Phuket

A new addition to the already robust programs menu at Santosa Detox and Wellness Center is the Epsom salt bath. Good for improving health, Epsom salt baths boost magnesium intake, ease stress, improve sleep, reduce muscle pain and inflammation, and flush toxins. Epsom...

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Hot Stone Massage in Phuket

Hot Stone Massage in Phuket

A natural therapy in which heated stones are applied to the body, Hot Stone Massage is a form of therapeutic body work that promotes profound relaxation and a sense of peace. It is one of the signature treatments at Santosa Detox and Wellness Center.   How does Hot...

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Aerial Workshop Day at Santosa: 1. Juli 2016

Aerial Workshop Day at Santosa: 1. Juli 2016

This Friday (01.06.2016) we will host the Aerial Fly & Health Program at Santosa, Kata Hill, Phuket. The instructor for the day will be May Pilanthananond, an experienced teacher with a Candidate PhD Exercise physiology and Master degree of science with...

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Ion Cleanse Foot Bath in Phuket

Ion Cleanse Foot Bath in Phuket

One of our signature treatments at Santosa Detox and Wellness Center in Phuket, Thailand is an Ion Cleanse Foot Bath. This forty minute treatment is not only relaxing, but it also draws out toxins through the soles of the feet.   What is an ion cleanse foot bath?...

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The Importance of Colon Cleansing

Maintaining a Healthy Colon

Keeping your colon clean helps to prevent Irritable Bowel Syndrome and also reduces the risk of cancer. A clean colon also eases the discomforts of bloating, constipation, gas, fatigue and diarrhea. Essentials to Maintaining a Healthy Colon Unsure how to maintain a...

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