Articles in: Ayurvedic Health

In this section, you’ll find articles discussing various facets of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the science of life, and is about living your life in balance with your own nature as well as the natural cycles. It incorporates daily routines, exercise, diets, detox and herbal therapies to bring the body back into balance. Ayur means “life” and veda means “truth” – meaning that Ayurveda is ultimately the science of experiencing the truth of who you are. From an Ayurvedic perspective, this encompasses becoming less stressed, physically in balance and becoming emotionally free to be your most loving kind and joyful self.

Confused About Salt?

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 57 seconds Perhaps the most prolific dietary heart health mantra that has been preached and practiced for the past 30 years is to reduce your intake of salt. In this article, I want to share the science behind a modern myth: that salt is […]

Re-Grow Your Brain Cells

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 25 seconds Perhaps one of the most exciting fields of research today is called the “gut-brain axis.” While it is not completely understood by any means, researchers have mapped out an intimate relationship that exists between the chemicals made in the gut, the microbes […]

5 Ways to Perfect Digestion with Food

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 10 seconds In this series on how to perfect digestion, I have shared important lifestyle and herbal tips to get your digestion in tip-top shape. In this article and video, I would like to shed light on the most potent foods I know of […]

Perfecting Digestion with Herbs

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 23 seconds I have had many requests lately asking if I would write a summary of how best to troubleshoot the digestive system, and which herbs can be used to help restore digestive balance. With 74% of the American population experiencing digestive distress, (1) […]

Superfoods For Your Body Type: Winter Edition

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 41 seconds Choosing the right foods to eat has become extremely complex, controversial and confusing for most people. With promises coming from every angle of the food pyramid, from paleo to vegetarian to vegan to being gluten and dairy-free, making healthy food choices has […]

Dangers of Meat Cooked with High Heat

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 9 seconds To follow up on my report on the dangers of cooking plant-based foods at high temperatures, the research on cooking meats at high temperatures is of even greater concern. Again, we are finding new studies confirming an ancient Ayurvedic premise that all […]