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.

Intuition Explained

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 24 seconds A recent study has linked gut feelings and intuitive decision-making to newly-discovered neurobiological gut-brain pathways. (1) A gut-brain pathway carries gut-based, emotionally-charged signals carried by microbes from your gut to the brain where they can affect brain function. While “gut feelings” and “intuition” seem like terms better […]

Take Action This Earth Day

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 40 seconds Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22nd this year… what can you do to show your love for our planet? Aren’t we lucky to be on a beautiful planet with seasons that are perfectly designed to support all life? This Earth Day, let’s show some appreciation for this […]

The Science of Tongue Scraping with Copper


Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 39 seconds As the function of the microbiota of the mouth becomes more understood, ancient techniques to support oral hygiene are becoming more popular. One practice backed by numerous studies is called tongue scraping (Jihwa Prakshalana). Tongue scraping is the simple practice of scraping your tongue before brushing your […]

Superfoods For Your Body Type: Spring Edition


Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 28 seconds Happy New Year! Spring is the start of nature’s annual nutritional cycle, where it takes one full year to get ones’ nutritional needs met. Spring is a heavy, wet and warmer time of the year that encourages seeds that have weathered a long winter to germinate and […]

Spring: A 1,2,3 Punch for Optimal Health

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, and 8 seconds Listen to the Podcast on this Topic! Every spring, nature makes some dramatic shifts as part of its New Year strategy for optimal health. After a long winter of a diet rich in heavy foods and hard-to-digest proteins and fats, we have likely packed on some needed […]

The New Super Ghee: 500 Times More Potent


Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 16 seconds You have probably heard by now that grass-fed is better than grain-fed when it comes to your meat or dairy products. Well, the differences might amaze you! Cows grazing grass pastures with no supplemental feed had a whopping 500% more conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in milk fat […]

You are WHEN you Eat: Maximize your Nutrient Absorption

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 13 seconds According to Ayurveda, meals should be larger in the middle of the day and smaller in the evening. Both modern science and ancient wisdom support this theory and the health benefits that come from eating a big lunch and a light dinner. The fact that the word […]