Average Reading Time: 5 minutes, 17 seconds Most folks complain of some type of sinus problem throughout the year. Poor air quality, winter dryness and pollens in the spring and fall leave few unaffected. Some experience sinus irritation, headaches, congestion, sore throats, and breathing difficulties. Blocked sinus passages result in […]
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The lymphatic system is always the first body system evaluated in Ayurveda. These are the drains of the body and comprise the body’s largest circulatory system. The body’s ability to detox well starts in the lymphatic system. Interestingly, the lymph starts in the digestive system, making optimal detoxification a result of optimal digestion. In this section, learn how to reset digestive strength and the body’s natural detox pathways.
Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 55 seconds Over sixty years ago, an unproven theory that cholesterol, particularly saturated fats, caused heart disease was introduced into the American psyche. At the time it was called, the “Lipid Hypothesis,” and while based on flawed science, it became the gold standard for […]
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 14 seconds It will take some time for doctors and the general public to decompress from sixty years of conditioning that a high cholesterol reading on a blood test means an increased risk for heart disease. While the total cholesterol number means little according […]
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 18 seconds Plants that were historically used as dyes, such as berries, cherries, beets and turmeric, were commonly used as lymph movers, or what we now know as antioxidants. Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries are all traditional dyes and well-documented antioxidants. Pomegranates are the lymph movers […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 29 seconds One’s immunity for next winter starts many months prior, in the spring and summer. According to Ayurveda, this is accomplished quite effortlessly by eating in line with each seasonal harvest. In short, nature’s prescription for optimal health, longevity and immunity starts right now, […]