Resident nutritionist discusses weight loss

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 Maria José, you are the resident nutritionist at Los Monteros, can you tell us about your background, experience and what brought you to Los Monteros? I am Maria Jose Moreno Navarro, I am a pharmacist, technologist in Food and specialist in nutrition. I started my professional career in Nutrition many years ago when I was […]

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The importance of pulses and the macrobiotic diet

2016 was declared International Year of Pulses by the United Nations in order to promote the consumption of them and increase the worldwide awareness about their nutritional benefits. What are pulses and why are they important? Pulses are part of the legume family (plants whose fruit is enclosed in a pod) but the term “pulse” […]

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Balneario de Archena: weight loss & Thermal Water

Termal Weight loss at Balneario de Archena

Dr. Valenzuela, you are the doctor at Balneario de Archena, where dedicated termal weight loss programs are offered. Yes, my name is Mari Carmen Valenzuela and I am the doctor at Balneario de Archena. I am specialised in medical hydrology and in nutrition and came to Balneario de Archena to be part of the team […]

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No Pain, No Gain! Part 2 – the EPIC Ultimate Reshape

So this time was my turn to visit Epic Sana in Portugal. Neel was there last November for the Boot Camp and since then the team have developed a new program, the Epic Ultimate Reshape program, and I happily volunteered to go and test it! In need of some me-time, with three kids, a busy […]

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Sleep like a baby at Hotel Blancafort Spa Termal!

vichy-shower at Blancafort Spa Termal

Years ago I spent 4 years working in Granollers, La Garriga´s neighbouring town and only 15 minutes from Hotel Blancafort Spa Termal!! I had heard so many stories about the thermal waters in the area, their therapeutic benefits, the warm outdoor pools and yet I never had the opportunity to go and experience it for […]

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Christmas day the healthy way!

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There are many fine Christmas traditions – mince pies, roast turkey, dodgy jumpers – but being healthy is not one of them. In the midst of the festivities, we can often make some unhealthy decisions – too many chocolates, an extra helping of trifle, over indulging on the wine, skipping out on our regular exercise day, […]

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SHA Wellness Clinic launches a new building!!

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SHA Wellness Clinic in Alicante is an international pioneering wellness clinic that is dedicated to improving and prolonging people’s health and soundness by combining the best natural therapies, originating mainly from ancient Eastern wisdom, with the most advanced Western techniques. At SHA Wellness Clinic, health isn’t just about the absence of illness; it’s more of […]

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How Reiki can complement your wellness holiday!

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. The word “Reiki” means “Universal Life Energy”, this is transmitted through an attuned practitioner whose hands are placed either above or on the body on specific locations. The client is fully clothed throughout the whole treatment.  What does Reiki feel like? When […]

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Healthy snack with a Mediterranean twist!

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It is widely known that the Mediterranean diet is a varied, balanced and healthy diet. This diet meets the requirements of all dietary recommendations: it uses the right fats, with olive oil being the main source and it is rich in vegetables, fruits, legumes, grains, poultry and fish. One of the emblematic dishes of this […]

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Thalasso therapy in Murcia; Just as it should be!

Thalasso Therapy in Spain

Ever since the Romans, people all around the world have been using the therapeutic qualities of water to cleanse, heal and relax the body. The ancient tradition of bathing has gradually evolved into several modern treatments called hydrotherapy a generic term for water therapies. Thalasso therapy is such a form of hydrotherapy. Thalasso Therapy defines the […]

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