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Fitness & Wellness, Travel

ESC. to Cornwall with MBFR

September 27, 2017
They say a change is as good as a rest and in my experience “they” are right. The feeling of swapping the known for the unknown – be it people, place or situation – always fills me with energy and enthusiasm. I’d been looking forward to a long weekend in Cornwall with Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats for weeks. Cornwall has always held a special place in my heart. It defined my childhood summers with seemingly endless sunny days (OK, yes and a few washouts holed up inside playing board games but even then it still seemed perfect) spent surfing, cycling, playing crazy golf, going for long walks along the golden dunes, crab fishing, barbecues on the beach and of course Cornish cream teas and ice cream.… Continue reading...

Food Synergy

September 25, 2014
It’s well known that eating a rainbow array of foods can pack a powerful nutritional punch. But did you know, that it’s more beneficial still to match specific food combinations, to superdrive the nutritional health benefits as well as tantalise those taste buds? Researcher David Jacobs, Ph.D. dubbed this concept “food synergy.” The idea is that foods affect our health in a number of complex ways, and we may get even more bang for our buck when certain foods are eaten together. There are some hotels and health retreats that also offer food synergy recipes, and I will blog more on this in the next few days.… Continue reading...