The Detoxifying benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic at Villa Gaia, Ubud, Bali

One of the daily tonics you’ll enjoy at our Bali Detox Retreat at Villa Gaia in Ubud, Bali, is Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) with the mother. The best-known health benefits of ACV is its potential to help you lose weight, by reducing appetite and maintaining a feeling of fullness after meals longer. It lowers triglycerides, which […]

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Earthing… Forest Bathing…

Do you remember the last time you walked barefoot on the beach, through the forest or in the rice fields and simply reconnected with the Earth? How good did it feel?  One of the highlights on our Detox and Transcendental Meditation retreats as well as a fantastic add-on to your private group retreat, is taking […]

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Jamu Elixir & Detox Juice Benefits

Behind the scenes at our ongoing Jamu Elixir & Detox Juice Demo Workshop 🍋🍎Beyond jamu’s well acclaimed anti-inflammatory powers due to the antioxidant turmeric, the complete ingredients rejuvenate liver cells and aids the liver function by cleaning the blood and eliminating unwanted toxins from the liver. If you’re interested in cleansing and setting the reset […]

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These Common Foods Are Actually Causing Gut Inflammation

By Yulli Agnes, MD, MBiomed (AAM) Nutritional consultant at Taksu Spa & for Gaia Retreat Center Detox Programs Source: http://www.wellnesshealthadvocate.com Whether you’re struggling with stubborn belly fat, concerning skin break-out or brain fog, you’re likely dealing with low-level chronic inflammation effects upon your body. Inflammation is a complex process involving various cells and chemicals, a necessary […]

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Belly Fat…what is up with that?!

Did you know that when we experience chronic stress, the body is constantly churning out cortisol and this can have negative physical side effects, causing anxiety, insomnia, increased fat storage (especially around the mid-section–“belly fat”), poor digestion, inflammation, suppressed thyroid function and lowered immunity, to name a few? Cortisol is catabolic, meaning, it breaks down. So high […]

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