All posts by Sallyanne Pisk

Eating Habits Can Be Changed With the Right Focus

Do you have an eating habit that you would love to change? May be you are not sure where or how to start. Perhaps you have tried to change your eating habits before, but are now ready for a forever solution. The Eating for You approach offers that solution by getting you to focus on the right thing.

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7 Ways to Kickstart Your Health Retreat Experience

I felt the presence of the retreat perched on top of the hill as I drove up the driveway. After a 3.5 hour drive on winding country roads I was relieved by the tranquillity that I felt as I walked through the front door.

The friendly welcome by the reception staff made me feel like I had returned home, and my health retreat experience had begun.

How do you settle into a health retreat quickly, and make it feel like your home of wellbeing and healing?

Feet soaking in a foot bath with flowers

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Annapurna Circuit Trek Highlights

We joined the Annapurna Circuit at Thonche after completing the Mount Manaslu Circuit Trek. Traditionally the Annapurna Circuit trek commences at Bhulbhule, which is about two days walk away. Whilst the Manaslu trek offered remote seclusion, the Annapurna trek provided the most amazing mountain views and warm showers. I look forward to sharing the adventure with you.

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Essential amino acids – why are they important?

Essential amino acids must be obtained from our food. Where as non-essential amino acids are made by the body, so we don’t need them from food. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are also found as free amino acids in food and the body.

So, why are amino acids important, and what do we need to eat, to meet our requirements for essential amino acids?

Bright green bowl of brown lentil and quinoa salad with tomato and herbs

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