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Luxury Wellness – Fivelements: Healthy, Spiritual Gem in Bali

Luxury Wellness in Bali I'm starting a series on luxury wellness in Asia. Being from Asia, I would like to spread the word on Asian healing practices, beauty rituals, and plant-based dishes with exotic flavours. I had the pleasure of sampling Fivelement’s scrumptious 3-course Chef Tasting Menu and Sakti Healing Ritual, and would like to share my experience below. Nestled in the luscious ...

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10 Travel Tips to Stay Healthy On the Go

Earlier, I was traveling to Bali (more to follow), and being in airports and hotels made me realise how challenging it can be to travel healthily. Many of you may be traveling quite a bit, be it for work or vacation. While you may have cultivated your top health habits, flying can be challenging for all of us. Plane rides can be intense on your physical health, moods, and sleep ...

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3 Best Yoga Poses for a Lean, Healthier & Limber Body

Can you do yoga? With many subjects, the answer is probably “yes” or “almost.” But what if you only have a few minutes to spare each day? You can find workout moves on how to blast fat in five-minutes, but what about actual yoga poses you could do in five-minutes? So I’m going to share with you 3 yoga poses for a healthier body that makes you more malleable ;) Today, I've invited ...

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9 Natural Tips to Avoid the Dreaded Winter Flu

The Dreaded Flu. It doesn't exactly get a great reputation. “Stay away from me!” is probably most people’s reaction, when you cough in a public place. Just as you've had enough of people deliberately avoiding you in the public when you're trying to get through your daily routine (Why aren't you resting?!), you realize that your bug may not go away for weeks... As winter approaches, it ...

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4 Surprising Ingredients To Avoid When Choosing an Energy Bar

As summer is here, many of you will be traveling. And it is crucial to travel with healthy snacks, especially when you're on the plane, given the lack of healthy food options available. One of the easiest ways to obtain your optimal nutrition when you're on the run (when you don't have access to a blender), is to bring your own energy bar. With a plethora of energy bars to choose from, how do ...

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Interview with Mimi Kirk: How to Eat Healthy International Raw Vegan Gourmet – Anywhere, Anytime

Last time around, we discussed how Mimi Kirk, winner of PETA Prime’s first “Sexiest Vegetarian over 50” contest, stepped up the game from vegetarianism to raw veganism at 69, why you can still be unhealthy as a vegan or vegetarian, tips to start incorporating raw foods into your lives, and more. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why Mimi thinks dairy isn’t the health food the ...

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6 Sunscreen Myths You Need to Ditch To Prevent Photoaging

Clear skin. Or better yet: get glowing, bronzy and tanned skin. Ask any celebrities why they look so great, having a solid skin care regime that works will be at the top of the list – even if he or she won’t admit it ;) But few people get amazing skin naturally after their 40s (Botox  and plastic surgery don't count). Besides the alcohol, lack of sleep, poor diet, there’s another huge ...

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Top 5 Tropical Fruits To Protect You From the Sun

Summer is here! Many of you maybe going to the beach, lounging around half naked, surfing, or playing in the sun... As you're getting your golden tan sitting on a beach sipping your Piña colada, your skin cells maybe slowly damaged by the sun's unforgiving UV rays. While we talked about the top 10 foods that can protect our eyes from harmful sun rays, I'm going to address your skin, your ...

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