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Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

August 20-22, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

September 10-12, 2021, Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts, Nelson. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

VIDEO: Five Mental Health Tips (from 2020 podcast)

This video is the final in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness (heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy).

Jason on Mental Health, Happiness, Depression and what we can do…

This is a wide ranging live chat I had discussing mental health issues, happiness and the links to common diet and lifestyle behaviours. We look at what we are doing, what causes so much of the mental suffering and what we can to about it.

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ WELLNESS RETREAT

October 15-17, 2021, Tauhara Retreat Centre, Taupo. A 3-day nurturing and inspiring Health and Wellness Retreat punctuated with a guided 36-hour juice fast on the middle day and night. For those in the wider Bay of Plenty area, come join us for our first wellness and fasting adventure in Taupo!

VIDEO: Mental Health H.A.P.P.Y. (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #7 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ WELLNESS RETREAT

November 26-28, 2021, Waihoanga Lodge & Retreat Centre, Otaki, Wellington. A 3-day nurturing and inspiring Health and Wellness Retreat punctuated with a guided 36-hour juice fast on the middle day and night. For those in the wider Lower North Island area, come join us for our first wellness and fasting adventure in Wellington!

VIDEO: Mental Health, Exercise (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #6 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT – SOLD OUT

April 16-18, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

VIDEO: Mental Health & Sleep (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #5 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ Luxury Wellness & Fasting Retreat – SOLD OUT

February 26th-28th, 2021, Paradise View Retreat Centre, Waipu, Northland. ENJOY THREE DAYS TIME OUT AND A TOTAL RESET FOR BODY & MIND AT A LUXURIOUS HIDEAWAY IN WAIPU COVE.

VIDEO: Dopamine Addictions (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #3 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ WELLNESS RETREAT – SOLD OUT

February 5th-7th, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. There is one last spot that has just become available …

VIDEO: Happy Gut & Brain (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #2 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

JANUARY 2021 WELLNESS RETREAT – Introduction to Fasting SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT – January 22-24, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland – SOLD OUT. ENJOY THREE DAYS TIME OUT AND A TOTAL RESET FOR BODY & MIND!…

VIDEO: Successful Fasting Tips (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #11 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

FASTING & WELLNESS RETREAT – SOUTH ISLAND – COMPLETED

Your last chance in 2020! From November 27th to November 29th 2020, Nelson, South Island. ENJOY THREE DAYS TIME OUT AND A TOTAL RESET FOR YOUR BODY!…

VIDEO: Fasting Summary (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #10 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

FASTING & WELLNESS RETREAT – COMPLETED

October 16th – 18th 2020, Bella Rakha Retreat Centre, Oratia, West Auckland. ENJOY THREE DAYS TIME OUT AND A TOTAL RESET FOR YOUR BODY!…

VIDEO: Jason on RIF Fasting® (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #9 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Soups & Smoothies SEPTEMBER FASTING RETREAT – COMPLETED

A gentle, nourishing three day Soups & Smoothies FASTING RETREAT – for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

VIDEO: Fasting & Overeating (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #8 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Ti Ora Freedom Talk – SOLD OUT

Three amazing speakers. Everyone loved it! Everyone raved! We will be posting and hosting the full podcast…

VIDEO: What to Expect Fasting (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #7 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

OMG! The Fasting Retreat went OFF!

Everyone made it through the fast! Everyone loved it! Everyone raved! In the words of our Fasting Retreat attendees…

VIDEO: Fasting Triggers People (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #6 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Fasting, what’s all the fuss about? COMPLETED

I have been invited to speak at this small intimate evening event in two weeks all about not eating! Limited to 30 tickets only…

VIDEO: Fasting is Emotional (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #5 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Tracey’s Scrumptious ‘Transitioning to Plant-Based’ Workshops

Learn how to make delicious meals that look beautiful and have the WOW factor! WHEN: November 2020, 10am-4pm WHERE: Tracey’s Hacienda out West

VIDEO: My First Fasts (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #4 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Organic produce is more nutritious and healthier

In 1950 there were 100 varieties of tomato grown in New Zealand; today you can expect around 5. In 1903, in the US there were 46 varieties of asparagus, now there are 3; and there were 164 varieties of celery, there are now 3.

VIDEO: The 4 Causes of Disease (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #3 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

Eat organically grown vegetables when you can

Eating most red meat delivers antibiotic fallout. New Zealand animal farming uses 80,000 kg of antibiotics every year. Hormone growth promotants (HGPs) are still used in areas of New Zealand even though they have been banned by the EU since 1988.

VIDEO: Jason’s Childhood (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #1 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.

The Jason Shon Bennett ‘Not-A-Pie’ Chart

Here is a reminder of the basic way we have always eaten. Mostly plants. Mostly wholefoods. Greens dominating the plate. Lots of fibre. Lots of colour. This is how I eat. A plant-based wholefood diet. Very cool for your fridge door or wherever the food is!

VIDEO: Are Soybeans & Wheat demon foods? (2017)

This is a question I get asked at almost every seminar I do. Have you ever had someone say “I never eat soy because of all the phytoestrogens. I read about it on the internet so it must be true…” Well, maybe, maybe not…. Let’s bust the myth. Soybeans are GOLD!

The Jason Shon Bennett Healthy Food Pyramid

This is a ‘Jason’ version of the varied and controversial official food pyramids. It is a basic guide, a support, an inspiration, an overview. Print it and stick it up somewhere you will look at it while getting food, preparing food, cooking food or buying food!

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 6 (2014)

Part 6 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

Breast Cancer, Animal Fats, Meat & Alcohol: References

‘Red meat intake and breast cancer among women’ ‘Cooked meat and risk of breast cancer’ ‘Premenopausal dietary fat in relation to pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer’ ‘Dietary animal-derived fat intake and breast cancer risk’ ‘Chicken intake not associated with lower risk of breast cancer’.

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 5 (2014)

Part 5 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

Overweight, Overfat or Obesity Long Term is Deadly: References

‘Overweight teenagers have heart damage already’ ‘Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease rising in children’ ‘Prevalence of NAFLD is increasing among U.S. adolescents’ ‘Obese children have 50% higher risk of colon cancer and heart disease risk factors’. 

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 4 (2014)

Part 4 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

Sleep Deprivation Causes Disease: References

‘A lack of sleep raises blood pressure risk of heart disease’ ‘People who regularly sleep less than six hours a night are more likely to die younger’ ‘Sleep is the critical factor for weight loss’ ‘Teenagers sleeping 5 hours or less are 48% more at risk of suicide’

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 3 (2014)

Part 3 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

Plant-Based Diets Prevent Disease: References

‘Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease?’ ‘Cardiovascular disease mortality and cancer incidence in vegetarians: a meta-analysis and systematic review’ ‘Hypertension and blood pressure among meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans in the EPIC study’

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 2 (2014)

Part 2 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

My 20 GOLDEN Rules (Book): Reference Endnotes

References & Endnotes from my second book (my ‘Health Bible’); ‘My 20 GOLDEN Rules’ is a guide for people who are willing to change and want to get healthy, but don’t know how. This book acts as the perfect reference guide for healthy longevity.

VIDEO: Live Long at a Healthy Weight Part 1 (2014)

Part 1 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To ‘Live Long at a Healthy Weight’ so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?

The JSB Health Quiz: Research, References & Reasoning!

The reason I am so hard on the JSB Quiz is that 90%+ of Kiwis are dying young from NCDs. We lose more than one Kiwi every 90 minutes from preventable heart disease alone. Over 40% from heart disease (which we know is around 99% preventable).

VIDEO: 8 Key Steps for Weight Loss – Part 3 (2014)

Part 3 of 3. Weight loss is a simple process for the body but a trickier process for the mind. What are the things we need to change? What behaviours need to shift? What do we need to put in place? What are the most important things I should focus on?

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

August 20-22, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

September 10-12, 2021, Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts, Nelson. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

August 20-22, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT

September 10-12, 2021, Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts, Nelson. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ WELLNESS RETREAT

October 15-17, 2021, Tauhara Retreat Centre, Taupo. A 3-day nurturing and inspiring Health and Wellness Retreat punctuated with a guided 36-hour juice fast on the middle day and night. For those in the wider Bay of Plenty area, come join us for our first wellness and fasting adventure in Taupo!

‘RESET YOUR HEALTH’ WELLNESS RETREAT

November 26-28, 2021, Waihoanga Lodge & Retreat Centre, Otaki, Wellington. A 3-day nurturing and inspiring Health and Wellness Retreat punctuated with a guided 36-hour juice fast on the middle day and night. For those in the wider Lower North Island area, come join us for our first wellness and fasting adventure in Wellington!

Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT – SOLD OUT

April 16-18, 2021, Aio Wira Retreat Centre, Bethell’s Valley, West Auckland. A gentle, nourishing 3-day Soups & Smoothies Detox & Cleanse WELLNESS RETREAT for those who are new to Fasting and wanting to give their digestion and body a complete break…

VIDEO: Five Mental Health Tips (from 2020 podcast)

This video is the final in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness (heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy).

VIDEO: Mental Health H.A.P.P.Y. (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #7 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

VIDEO: Five Mental Health Tips (from 2020 podcast)

This video is the final in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness (heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy).

VIDEO: Mental Health H.A.P.P.Y. (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #7 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

VIDEO: Mental Health, Exercise (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #6 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

VIDEO: Mental Health & Sleep (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #5 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

VIDEO: Dopamine Addictions (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #3 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.

Jason on Mental Health, Happiness, Depression and what we can do…

This is a wide ranging live chat I had discussing mental health issues, happiness and the links to common diet and lifestyle behaviours. We look at what we are doing, what causes so much of the mental suffering and what we can to about it.

Jason on Mental Health, Happiness, Depression and what we can do…

This is a wide ranging live chat I had discussing mental health issues, happiness and the links to common diet and lifestyle behaviours. We look at what we are doing, what causes so much of the mental suffering and what we can to about it.