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Champagne Region’s First-Ever Wellness Destination to Open July 1

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The storied history of one of the world’s great wine regions – Champagne, France, continues when the Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa, makes its debut July 1st as the destination’s first luxury hotel and world-class wellness retreat. Located 90 minutes from Charles de Gaulle Airport, or a mere 10 minutes from the Epernay train station, and overlooking the vineyards that…

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Launches ‘Restore and Regenerate’ Program

Ritz-Carlton Bacara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has launched a new ‘Restore and Regenerate’ program. The program includes restorative-focused offerings designed to promote rejuvenation and self-renewal, such as bespoke spa treatments and an overnight package designed to encourage relaxation. A portion of proceeds from each booking will support first responders through the resort’s local partner, Direct Relief. Additionally, the luxury oceanfront resort…

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Yoga and Wellness Cruise on the Finest Yacht in the Galapagos

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The Galápagos specialist par excellence is offering its first wellness cruise with renowned yoga and meditation teacher Phyllis Pilgrim, the former fitness director of Rancho La Puerta to take place October 25 to November 3, 2018.  INCA – International Nature & Cultural Adventures’ 10-day adventure, the Galapagos Wellness Cruise, will offer guests the opportunity to participate in yoga, tai chi,…

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Planning Your Perfect Weekend Wellness Escape at The Chopra Center

Chopra Center

Weekends can sometimes feel over as soon as they begin, and it can be difficult to find time to savor the break. The Chopra Center, a world-renowned health and wellness resort and spa co-founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D., encourages everyone to slow down, relax, and dedicate some serious time to rejuvenation, especially during the hectic holiday season. Nestled in beautiful…

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12 Emerging Wellness Spa Travel Trends for 2018 and Beyond

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Forecasting the next big trends in wellness travel for 2018, Health and Fitness Travel live up to their reputation as the wellness holiday specialists. From mindful movement holidays, to happiness retreats and architectural wellness, discover the hottest new trends that will influence the wellness world in 2018. Preventative Health to Eliminate Disease With preventable diseases responsible for approximately 70% of…

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Diabetes Risk Increases with Meat Intake

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Meat consumption is associated with risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers followed the diets and disease risk of 63,257 participants from the Singapore Chinese Health Study and found that those who consumed the most red meat (e.g., pork, beef, lamb), poultry, and fish had an increased risk…

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Stealth Wealth Health – How the Ultra Rich Relax and Transform

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Fancy wellness camps and retreats were a top trend last year but the ultra-rich require a higher level of privacy and security that only a private villa can offer and only one villa truly understands how to satisfy this demanding clientele…Casa Fryzer, the #1 luxury private villa in Cabo, introduces a new Personal Wellness Retreat program under the direction of…

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Gstaad Palace Announces Health Retreat in the Swiss Alps

Gstaad Palace summer

Long-known as a center for relaxation, wellness and exquisite service, the Gstaad Palace is cementing its position as a health destination with the launch of a new “Health Retreat.” The program, which will be held from August 27-September 3, 2017, is an opportunity for guests to meet with highly-acclaimed Dr. Steven Lamm, the medical director of NYU Langone’s Preston Robert Tisch…

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Processed and Unprocessed Red Meats Linked to Death from Chronic Disease

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Intake of both processed and unprocessed red meat was associated with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in nine different chronic diseases, in part due to heme iron and nitrate or nitrite, according to a study published in BMJ. Researchers reviewed dietary data from 536,969 participants as part of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study and tracked meat and iron intakes. Results…

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Offers New Wellness Program

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, known for the world’s most luxurious fleet and unparalleled Canyon Ranch SpaClub® facilities, announces the introduction of Seven Seas Wellness, a new program aimed at holistic wellbeing with opportunities that nurture the body, as well as nourish the soul. The program, which debuts this summer on Mediterranean sailings aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Voyager,…

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