Panchakarma (formerly offered at LifeSpa) is the ancient Ayurvedic prescription for purifying the body. It is credited with curing everything from chronic fatigue to osteoarthritis. What can it do for you? By Pamela Miles Originally published in Yoga Journal Magazine Despite years of right living”regular spiritual practice, frequent yoga sessions, a vegetarian diet with rare
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To keep your skin youthful, healthy and functional, apply a topical cream or moisturizer with vitamin D3. Though sun exposure and vitamin D3 supplements keep your immune system strong, your mood stable and prevent cancer, your skin is the last organ to receive the vitamin D3 circulating in the blood and thus the last to
It’s hard to ignore when 2 time Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Linus Pauling stated: “You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” 94% of Americans don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables to meet minimum mineral RDAs. Even the trace minerals in organic foods are depleted. As far back as
As children we often cope with adversity by enduring emotional stress through the digestive system, most commonly with a “tummy ache.” Studies have now mapped this process by locating 95% of the body’s serotonin, (a neurotransmitter that stabilizes mood) in a surprising place: only 5% of it is found in the brain and the rest
When seeking healthy cholesterol levels, we often overlook factors like stress, poor digestion, and sluggish lymphatic drainage. Instead, we focus only on removing the cholesterol from the blood, or eating foods with less cholesterol. Using a drug or herb to remove cholesterol from the blood may decrease cardiovascular risk, but doesn’t address how the cholesterol
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
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