The foundation of good health begins with the food that you eat
It is exciting to observe the recent growth in the vegan movement as people become more conscious of what they eat and the impact it has on the world around them. The primary factors driving this development are most likely a growing recognition of the health benefits of eating a vegan diet, increased compassion for animal welfare, and greater awareness of the positive impact a vegan diet can have on our planet from a sustainability point of view.
Kamalaya’s Detox Cuisine is 100% vegan due to its ability to support the efficacy of our results-based detoxification programs in the shortest period of time. In addition to this, our Inspired Healthy Cuisine is also available for guests who wish to follow a plant-based diet without completely abstaining from sustainably sourced animal products. Whether you choose to follow a vegan diet, or simply want to eat more mindfully with improved health as your ultimate goal we look forward to welcoming you to Kamalaya!
- Karina Stewart
Co-founder and Chief Wellness Director of Kamalaya Koh Samui
Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Episode 2: Vegan Protein Sources
Proteins are the building blocks of the body and an important part of the diet. There are many protein-rich foods for vegans and in this video, Leia Mulroy from Kamalaya's Naturopathy team discusses some of the most commonly asked questions about vegan protein.
Episode 3: Five Popular Diets Explained
With so many different nutritional approaches and diets available, it can sometimes be a little confusing to tell them apart. We asked Kamalaya naturopath Leia Mulroy to explain five of the most popular diets in a nutshell: vegan, vegetarian, plant-based, ketogenic and intermittent fasting.
“Thank you for the opportunity to reconnect with myself and with nature, through your wonderful healthy cuisine, wellness program and digital detox policy. I am now much more aware of my lifestyle choices and hope to bring them back with me when I return home.” - Mr. Willie Lau and Mrs. Iris Lun
“Nourishment for both the mind and body. A truly enchanting and sacred place" - Mrs. Fatma Arnavut
If you would like to find out more about the nutritional foundations of a vegan diet, try reading our beginner’s guide which breaks the key information down into bite-sized pieces.
Our short guide includes examples of
- the main food groups that make up a vegan diet,
- advice on meal preparation and planning,
- and tips on how to address the cravings for unhealthy foods we might experience from time to time.
Vegan | Average prep time: 40 minutes | Serves: 2
Kamalaya’s roasted pumpkin dumplings are not only delicious, but they are also a great source of fibre, vitamin A and other essential antioxidants. If you would like to try making them at home, we invite you to follow along with our step by step cooking video.
Detox, Vegan | Average prep time: 20 minutes | Serves: 1
Full of enzyme-rich vegetables that aid the cleansing process, this healthy vegetable curry makes an ideal detox dish. The pungent and aromatic flavours of the curry will also help to stimulate the circulation and clear the airways.
Freedom to Choose
At Kamalaya, guests are guided and supported to make healthy lifestyle choices, but there are no strict rules and nothing is forced. All guests enjoy the flexibility to co-create their own experience. Alongside with sweet treats such as chocolate mousse we also offer a selection of fine wines with health properties and low alcohol content. We do not provide calorie information. Instead we advocate a well informed and sensible approach to wellness with healthy eating principles.
Food as medicineOur detox cuisine is a vegan, low inflammatory, low allergenic and low glycaemic nutrition concept that was carefully designed to minimise toxic intake, reduce strain on the digestive system and provide key nutrients to enhance cellular metabolism during our detoxification programs.
At Kamalaya, detox doesn’t mean fasting, our approach is to nourish and nurture our guests through the detoxification process. Delicious and satisfactory dishes were created to dispel the myth that ridding your body of toxins means depriving yourself of sensory pleasure.
“Give man a fish and you will feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you will feed him for life. This more or less sums up the benefits of my Kamalaya detox experience. Thank you to everyone for putting a smile on people’s faces and happiness and gratitude in their hearts.”
Mrs. Marieta Cruickshanks
Choose detox programs from 3, 5, 7, 9 or 14 nights.
Starting from THB 64,112.
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