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What is insulin resistance – and how do you treat it?

Have you heard of insulin resistance? Simply put, it is a resistance to the uptake of glucose into the body’s cells. Elevated blood insulin levels are often associated with central obesity, cholesterol abnormalities, and/or high blood pressure (hypertension). Insulin resistance is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Read on to find out more… Carbohydrates...

99 Yoga Classes in Two Days!

Last weekend I attended the 6th national New Zealand yoga festival in Auckland. It was held at the beautiful Kawai Purapura retreat center in Albany, which is owned and run by the Wellpark College for natural therapies. The festival started on Friday evening with an opening ceremony and finished on Sunday evening with a...

8 Key Ingredients to Genuine Happiness!

Some of us were born with a positive attitude, while others tend to be a little more glass half empty types, but experts agree that learning how to bring more meaning to our life is vital for us to be happy. Many books have been written about how to be happy. Why is it...

Why are Retreats so Good for Us!

If you are not sure whether going on a treat would be good for you, this blog post is for you.  People go on retreats for all different kind of reasons but, in my experience, the number one reason for women to go on a retreat, no matter their age, is to have some...

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