Amalaki: The Best Vitamin C Berry

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 19 seconds The Indian Gooseberry, also known as amla or amalaki, belongs to a group of herbs that, according to Ayurvedic texts, promote longevity, induce nourishment, and prevent the effects of aging. Today, modern science has been equally fascinated by what one study calls “the wonder berry,” which supports […]

Tomato, Peach and Basil Salad

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Recipe by Emma Frisch The beauty of this recipe is it’s flexibility. It’s best to use heirloom or big beefy tomatoes for this dish, but really, any tomatoes would do and it would be cute as a button and sweet as can be with cherry toms too! That’s what the Aussies call them. I also […]

Grilled Stone Fruit

Grilled Stone Fruit

Recipe and photo by Emma Frisch This recipe is ripe for creativity.  Interchange peaches with apricots with plums, of all shapes and sizes. Blemishes add character – bruises too! Or slice them off and use the rest of the fruit. Ingredients: Stone fruit – 1 quart stone fruit from your local farmers market or pick-your-own […]

Basil, Mango & Coconut Lassi

Recipe by Emma Frisch •   Prep Time: 5 minutes •   Cook time: 15 minutes •   Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients: Basil Simple Syrup Basil – 2 handfuls, fresh Maple Syrup – 1/2 cup Water – 1/2 cup Lassi Mango – 2 whole fruits Coconut milk – 2 (13.5 ounce) can Lime – 2 Instructions: Prepare the […]

Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 18 seconds It’s hard to say “no” to chocolate when the research is so compelling. There are so many studies touting the health benefits of dark chocolate and cacao. (1) Cacao comes from the species of theobroma, or “food of the gods,” and has been consumed as far back […]

Dr. Douillard’s Digest Vol. 8: Common Deficiencies Podcast

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To Listen Online: (AUDIO ONLY): Visit:  Volume 8: Common Deficiencies Podcast Download the mp3: Air Date: Varies throughout compilation Playtime: 55 mins Download mp3 (right-click here and select ‘save’)  Related Articles: Vitamin D: How to Choose the Right One Protein Deficiency: The Hidden Signs Calcium and Heart Health 40% Are Vitamin B12 Deficient. Are You?  10 Reasons to […]

Hiring: LifeSpa Customer Service Rep & Research/Writing Assistant

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LifeSpa is looking for an outstanding Customer Service Representative who will intelligently, efficiently and compassionately support our customers with their general inquiries about (but not limited to) the products, their orders and/or refunds, process new orders and scheduling inquiries. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented, able to handle a high volume of calls and multi-task. […]

Science Confirms Ayurvedic Knowledge of Brain-Lymph Connection

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Average Reading Time: 2 minute and 32 seconds According to Ayurveda, the lymphatic system is the very first system evaluated and treated in the body, and as a result, an understanding and treatment for the lymph has been in place and time-tested for literally thousands of years. In the West, however, the lymph was typically […]