Articles in: shilajit

Researchers Rediscover Longevity Herb


Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 11 seconds New research has revealed powerful rejuvenative properties of a nutrient- and mineral-rich biomass that, for thousands of years, Ayurvedic texts have held sacred for its astounding list of beneficial properties. Shilajit has been touted for millennia as the best herbal carrier of energy and nutrition into the […]

Freedom from Fatigue


Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 7 seconds Everyone experiences fatigue – this is a natural response to overexertion or stress. But for many people in our culture, the unabating experience of fatigue affects their life in a negative and pervasive way. For example, according to one study, fatigue affects more than one-third of people […]

Arrive Healthy! Reduce Airplane Stress

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Average Reading Time: 8 minutes and 16 seconds When I worked for the New Jersey Nets, I traveled 17 days out of each month for the 2000 NBA season. The job was great, but I felt the travel took years off my life. I remember waking up in hotel rooms swollen. My eyes were puffy, […]

Fill Your Tank with Ayurvedic Super-Fuel


Average Reading Time: 1 minute, and 38 seconds If we could point the finger at one problem that plagues the western world, I’d say it’s the abundance of food we have created! We spent millions of years trying to figure out how not to starve, and in the last fifty years, we have finally accomplished […]

Best Herbs for Stress

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If adaptogenic herbs are botanical substances that help the body adapt to physiological and psychological stress, then Ayurveda is truly a system of adaptogenic medicine. Translated, Ayurveda means the science of life. The science of Ayurveda studies in depth how to live stress-free, which goes hand in hand with living in harmony with the natural […]

Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Experiment

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In 2011, a 14 year old girl unexpectedly died after drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster brand energy drink. The coroner’s report listed “caffeine toxicity” as contributing to her death. The FDA subsequently shared that it was investigating five reports of deaths that involved the Monster brand energy drink. Since 2009, 13 wrongful death lawsuits […]

Ayurvedic Fitness

Two thousand years ago, the Greek physician Galen wrote that athletes, Exert every day at their exercises and force feed themselves. Their sleep, too, is immoderate. He quoted the physician Hippocrates, Excess is the enemy of nature, and their practices are in direct opposition to good health. Galen pointed out that when athletes stop exercising, […]