Articles for: Ayurvedic Health

Possibly the most prevalent health concerns that people experience are digestion-related. In Ayurveda, it is said that 80% of all disease can be attributed to digestive imbalance. An accurate understanding of digestion requires an evaluation of each aspect of the digestive process. Poor lymphatic circulation and stress can also directly impact digestive strength, and must be evaluated to restore optimal digestive health. While most folks just remove the hard-to-digest foods from their diet, we aim to reset the digestive strength that you deserve.

Fan Your Digestive Fire: Just Add Water

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute, and 38 seconds One of the no-no’s of Ayurveda is drinking water with meals. Sipping room temperature water with a meal is helpful, but drinking water in quantity during meals is not allowed. Sadly, this mandate has obscured a very important practice linking drinking water […]

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes, and 24 seconds With spring upon us, this is the time to reset our ability to burn fat. Each season and its harvest has an important role in maintaining good health. Winter stores fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals to rebuild and insulate. Spring, as illustrated […]

What’s Missing in Your “Healthy” Diet? Part II: Why More Fats

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For the past 30 years, we have been told that fats are bad for the body. But groundbreaking new research has shown that high cholesterol has incorrectly been labeled “public enemy number one” for the heart. For example, in one study people with higher levels of cholesterol had better heart […]

What’s Missing in Your “Healthy” Diet? Part I

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Average Reading Time: 8 minutes, 23 seconds Lately, I have been fascinated by the eating habits of the relatively disease-free ancient humans compared to the diet of today’s modern humans. And while the subject of how many proteins versus carbohydrates we should eat is highly debated, many experts believe that […]

Master Your Metabolism, Cravings and Weight

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Do you crave a sweet, a chip or a caffeinated beverage at least once a day? Do you have to eat snacks in between meals to prevent your blood sugar from crashing? Do you carry extra weight around your belly, hips or thighs? Are you experiencing more and more “senior […]

Top Ten Reasons to Cleanse with Ghee

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes, and 22 seconds An Ayurvedic cleanse would not be an Ayurvedic cleanse if it did not call for the ingestion of melted ghee. Aside from being surprised by this seemingly unlikely protocol, many frown upon the use of ghee in general because it is a dairy […]

The Miracle of Lymph

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes Understanding the lymphatic system provides insights into the body’s profound ability to care for itself. In Ayurveda it is the first system we treat, but in the west, it is simply not addressed until a frightening diagnosis is made. Perhaps the most forgotten, under-studied and […]

The Microbes Weight Loss Connection

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In a recent study published in the journal Nature, Danish researchers measured the intestinal microbes of 169 obese and 123 non-obese adults.  The findings on the microbes weight loss connection may surprise you! According to the newest research in this area, gut microbial diversity (the presence of numerous strains of […]