* Being in an environment with like-minded people made it an easy program to follow and has given me motivation to continue upon getting home with many aspects. I got the most value from the retreat by having access to the herbs and methods for parasite removal. One of the things I appreciated the most was the effort the team went to in order to prepare me for the fast. I was nervous about the “detox flu/herx” but because of the preparation in the months preceding, along with the dietary changes (to a more plant based approach) I was able to do the fast easily. This contributed largely to my great results.