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Are you looking after your liver? As the rules for quarantine are slowly relaxing many are coming out of this season feeling sluggish, bloated, irritable & having gained weight. Inflammation seems to be at an all-time high and mental and emotional health also out of balance.  NOW is the best time to have a good seasonal cleanse and get your health back into optimum so you can look and feel your best. Scroll down for my top 10 tips to cleanse your liver, boost your metabolism and get lean.  You may not have holidays booked, but we can use this time as a gift to ourselves and rebirth if you like to connect with who you want to be and what you want your health to look like. If we allow ourselves, we can use this time to reset our lives on all levels. Your liver is such a magnificent forgiving organ and is one of the fastest organs to regenerate and

Over the last five years in our Rejuv Wellness Clinics, we've seen a spike in men's health conditions mainly driven by inflammation, stress and adrenal fatigue. When we assess your health, we always look at you holistically from all of our 7 Pillars of Wellness. The seven pillars include sleep, movement, body balance, nutrition, supplementation, mindfulness and environment.  In an ideal world, we'd all eat organic low-processed, high fibre and high nutrient-dense foods providing us with optimum vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and nutrients we need to thrive. However, this isn't always possible or realistic, leading to nutrient deficiencies and men's health problems as a consequence. Are You Low in Essential Vitamins and Minerals? Research reveals that men's health, even in developed nations, is affected by low values in the essential vitamins and minerals and add to this increased stress levels, then you have the perfect combination for poor health. Magnesium, iron, omega 3, amino acids, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin D & vitamin

The Saadiyat Island Health Reset Retreat is another bespoke wellness retreat created by Dr Simoné to reset your health, targeting your gut-brain axis, a vital part to all of our health. We focus on nurturing and resetting all of the 11 systems in your body including your nervous, endocrine/metabolic, skeletal, muscular, integumentary, circulatory, cardiac, respiratory, reproductive, lymphatic and digestive. Location: Saadiyat Island, Rotana Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE Dates: 23rd-28th of February 2020 The focus of the Saadiyat Island Rejuv Health Reset Retreat is specifically to reset the function of your gut, to clear out all fungus, candida, parasites, bacteria, to heal leaky gut, IBS (wind, bloating, constipation etc) and by resetting the gut-brain axis targeting depression, anxiety and optimum mood balance. Research has shown that more serotonin is produced in the gut than the brain so it is essential to reset this gut-brain axis to shift one into optimum physical and mental health. On arrival, you will have a full-body scan with

Top 10 tips for a healthy metabolism is a continuation of a previous blog where Dr Simoné’ explained how to determine your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and unpacked the science behind the metabolic function. At Rejuv we're committed to helping you to live lean with minimal pain! Here are her top ten tips for how to have a healthy metabolism

Caffeine exercise and obesity. Could adding in a few cups of green tea help with your fat burning & sports performance? Whenever I come across a fellow clinical nutritionist with a passion for research it is always great to share such evidence-based findings. Vanessa Emslie has an M.Sc from Middlesex University in the UK. As part of her MSc in nutrition, Vanessa wrote a 10,000-word dissertation discussing the effects of Caffeine and exercise and therefore obesity and lipid management.   Here are some of the findings of Vanessa’s research: Obesity is an epidemic “Obesity (OBy), a disease of the 21st Century, is now an epidemic (World Health Organisation (WHO), 2014), and estimates are predicting more than half (57.8%) or 3.3 billion adults in the world’s population will be OW or obese (OB) by 2030 (Kelly et al., 2008). In developing countries, the prevalence of OBy continues to rise, with increasing rates of OBy are now being observed in children of younger ages (WHO, 2014).” Caffeine appears

The Science behind a healthy metabolism Dr Simoné's latest blog explains how to determine your basal metabolic rate (BMR) & unpacks the science behind metabolic function so you can reach a healthy metabolism and live lean with minimal pain! Metabolism, what a minefield of a topic! So many myths and opinions out there it can leave you feeling very confused and overwhelmed. My goal is to give you some good, clean scientific facts that you can incorporate into your daily life, helping to transition you into optimum health. What is metabolism? According to Dr Mandal, MD Metabolism is ‘a term that is used to describe all chemical reactions involved in maintaining the living state of the cells and the organism. Metabolism can be conveniently divided into two categories: Catabolism - the breakdown of molecules to obtain energy and Anabolism - the synthesis of all compounds needed by the cells.’ We as humans are made up of around 100 trillion cells which means that your cells