In Ayurveda this imbalance is classified as an imbalance of one of the three vital parts. These are head (sira), heart (hrydara) and pelvis (vasti). This disorder of the pelvis (vasti) is further classified into a type of disorder called Udavarta which means the reverse direction of vata. More specifically, the apana vata in the […]
Almost everyone has felt the impact of emotional stress in the gut.Kids get tummy aches when they’re stressed.Adults get butterflies, nervous stomachs, constipated, diarrhea, heart burn and irritable/inflammatory bowel conditions from emotional stress. What folks don’t know is that the chemicals that make us anxious and depressed are made in the intestines and delivered to […]
Dairy Is Not Required It should be clear that there are many cultures around the world that do not eat dairy products. Most of pre-industrial Africa and Asia, with the exception on India and Hindu cultures, rarely consumed milk. That being said, Northern European cultures have been healthily eating dairy for thousands of years. Conclusion […]
After the holidays, have you gained a few extra pounds? Too cold to exercise them off? Can’t stop eating or snacking? Feeling emotionally out of whack? Need to reset your digestion and burn some fat for the New Year? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, let me offer you a quick […]
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By Dr. Light Miller Originally published in LA Yoga Ayurveda and Health Ayurveda has been practiced in the U.S. for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Q: I run daily in training for the upcoming L.A. Marathon and have […]
A new report was just released from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) who make the RDA recommendations to the FDA. It is inconceivable to me that they would completely ignore 10 years of research and thousands of studies from the top researchers around the world which prove the […]
Protocol for Dosage for Vitamin D Step 1: Determine your vitamin D3 levels with a Vitamin D3 Home Test Kit. Step 2: Read the Winter or Summer Protocol below, based on the current season. Follow the recommended dosage for vitamin d. Step 3: Retest again after the recommended time frame.
Spring is “Nature’s Weight Loss Season.” This is when nature resets our ability to burn fat naturally.* There are just a few weeks left of Spring to effortlessly lose those extra pounds with the help of mother nature!* If you are reading this article when it is not spring, this plan can be done successfully […]
Originally Posted in Yoga Journal Magazine By Nora Isaacs Vata A vata imbalance – where you wake up in the middle of the night (after 2 a.m.) and have trouble falling back to sleep – is the most common. Before going to bed, rub your head and feet with warm sesame oil or take a […]
The need to detoxify the body regularly may be a prerequisite for optimal health. Environmental pollutants, cancer causing chemicals, plastics, preservatives, pesticides, heavy metals and industrial waste may overwhelm the body’s natural detoxification pathways. Toxic cloud plumes from burning coal cover most of the United States and lace even our organic vegetables with heavy metals. Pesticides and […]
With kids back to school, the weather getting cooler and the days getting shorter we should all be asking ourselves a couple of questions. How do I boost my family’s immunity this winter? and Did I get enough sun exposure this summer to optimize my Vitamin D3 levels? If you are still avoiding the sun […]