Lifestyle Excellence

The journal of Living Valley Health Retreat

Food & Nutrition

Keep Warm, Keep Well This Winter!

It’s been a long hot summer and we are all welcoming the winter season this year, cool nights, warm fires and cosy beds. Some of us dread this time of year as winter brings about more viruses and bugs, officially it’s the cold and flu season. However with a little…
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Food & Nutrition

Eat for Peak Performance

We eat to survive. However, what we eat determines much about our personality, our physical, emotional and mental health, and our potential. It starts before conception. A tree planted in nutrient-rich soil produces quality fruit. One in nutrient-deficient soil produces poor quality fruit or no fruit at all. It is…
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Food & Nutrition

Valentine’s Day Raw Cacao Chocolates

Raw Cacao Chocolates - Peppermint or Jaffa Flavoured (Raw, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo) Raw Cacao is a highly nutritious superfood rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It is a great source of magnesium, potassium, zinc and many other important nutrients needed by the body. 200g Cocoa Butter (or for…
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Sweat it out. Discover this detox secret going back thousands of years!

For generations, people have taken to steam baths for relaxing and remedial purposes. Indeed, the history of the steam bath can be traced back thousands of years, and it was the Ancient Romans who first brought the heat treatment to public popularity. The innovative, forward-thinking Romans recognised the health and…
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The Top 3 Benefits of Rising Early Each Day

When it comes to sleep, it's long been documented how important it can be to get the seven to nine hours per night recommended by the Sleep Health Foundation. Not only are we more likely to wake up fully refreshed, we'll be more alert, less irritable and ready to face the day. What you…
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Managing Depression

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Australia, it is estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around one million Australian adults suffer with depression, and over two million have anxiety. While depression and anxiety are…
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HealthNews & Projects

Part 4: The Life Changing Results Of A Traditional Diet

Towards the end of our week on Elcho Island we were in and out of consultations and meetings. These consultations took place in Tim and Kama’s office and also my preferred consultation office, which is outside on the ground under the shade of the trees. We were able to have relaxed…
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Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

Over the last 50 years, allergies have emerged as one of the major public health problems in developed countries. Australia and New Zealand are world leaders in the prevalence of allergic disorders. In 2007, 4.1 million (20% of the population) Australians were medicated for at least one allergy. ((The Economic…
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Part 3: The Real Educators In Health And Wellness

Sunday was hunt day and this meant it was time to experience traditional food in all its primal glory. We were picked up by Tim, Kama, Eli and a couple of the Yolngu ladies and their adorable grandchildren. We visited Kathy and Collin Guthadjaka who run a remote Christian School…
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Part 2: Elcho Island Yolngu Health Update

Hello from Elcho Island!! My name is Jessica Gaunt and I am one of the Naturopaths at Living Valley Springs. Over the past year we have partnered with the Hope4Health team in Elcho island to support a dream they and the Yolngu people have of reclaiming the extraordinary knowledge in…
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