Learn how to free the mind from unwanted emotions and behaviors that are directly impacting your health, happiness and wellbeing. With the science of Ayurvedic Longevity called “rasayana” you will reboot the digestive system and immune strength with individualized foods, herbs, and spices. Dive into the rasayana practices, Ayurvedic circadian medicine, and “kalpas,” the key […]
Your New Favorite Winter Superfood Looking for a yummy way to improve your health? Olive oil researcher Mary Flynn at Brown University found that just adding 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) to your diet each day can change your health. Flynn says, “Published studies show that no other food comes close to extra […]
Brown Fat vs White Fat Did you know that we each have two types of fat? One is beneficial, while the other is harmful. These two primary types of fat cells are called brown and white. Brown fat cells are primarily found in newborns and leaner individuals. These cells are rich in energy-making mitochondria and […]
Seasonal Vitamin D Do you know how to optimize your vitamin D levels for every season? A growing body of knowledge shows that, at optimized levels, vitamin D functions as a hormone rather than a vitamin, with numerous notable effects on the body. Vitamin D Supports: Healthy immunity Healthy mood Targeted support for over 2,000 […]
Where to Find Vitamin C For humans, consuming vitamin C is essential because we cannot make our own, like other mammals do. Therefore, consuming enough vitamin C is a requirement for optimal health. In summer, the abundance of fruits and vegetables makes this pretty easy. But in winter, fresh vitamin C-rich foods are scarce. While […]
What are biofilms? Biofilms are naturally-occurring bacterial colonies in both humans and the environment. They are basically slimy, glue-like, protective sheaths that bacterial organisms form around themselves. There’s good and bad biofilm. By being proactive with your diet, you can make great strides in ensuring gut and immune health by empowering your natural defenses against […]
The latest in a slurry of no-grain bestsellers is The Plant Paradox by cardiologist Steven Gundry, MD. While I do have some issues with his premise, the book has a lot of merit and his research is clearly taking him in the right direction. For example, his upcoming book will be about the importance of […]
When shopping for herbal supplements, few people realize the differences from one brand to the next. New evidence provides deep insight into the differences between herbal extracts and naturally dried whole-herb products. In fact, while extracts have been considered a more concentrated, and therefore more potent, bang for your buck, it has now been shown […]
Chyawanprash is Ayurveda’s premier superfood, containing over forty herbal constituents that have worked synergistically since early in the first millennium BCE, when the formula was first documented in Ayurveda’s major treatise, Caraka Samhita.
We’ve all been there . . . one of the most irritating things to deal with is a cough that just won’t quit. Nagging coughs tend to make their appearance during the seasonal change from winter to spring.
What is the Magic of Our Golden Milk Recipe? What is it about Golden Milk that is so revered? Well, many of its ingredients build what in Ayurveda is called ojas: read on to find out more about ojas and follow our special Golden Milk recipe! According to Ayurveda, there is a special substance in the […]
In 1986, I arrived in India and remember watching a man bathe in a public fountain—something we don’t typically see in the West. Upon closer inspection, while he was quite intent on rubbing every inch of his body, he was not using soap. He was massaging oil on his body—everywhere—and then, he appeared to drink […]