Do you think your metabolism increases in the summer with all the heat? Actually, the opposite is true. If you are wondering how you’ve ended up packing on a few extra pounds this summer, we have some wonderful tips for you to stay cool.
Intermittent fasting and the Fasting Mimicking Diet are rapidly gaining popularity, and for good reason. The science on the health benefits of fasting is continuing to rapidly grow, with the data supporting its role in promoting longevity and quality of life. In this blog, I’m diving deep into what the science shows of the upside to fasting and caloric restriction.
Most children before age 5 breathe correctly and then….. we start sitting more 13-16 hours a day, we accumulate minor injuries to the middle body that result in cautious breathing, and we begin experiencing fight/flight stress that leads us to hold our breath and upper body breathe. Read on how you can help fix this issue.
Are you a season allergy sufferer? Are you sick and tired of using nasal sprays and over-the-counter medications to no avail? Beth DiGioia has had great success with her homemade red reishi mushroom tincture. Perhaps, this may work for you too? Read on for the recipe and health benefits of this little-known mushroom.
Known as a multipurpose herb and “rejuvenator” used in ancient Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for thousands of years, ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a plant native to India with a host of bioactive functions. Importantly, a number of studies have shown this exotic herb can treat several diseases and disorders better than medications — without all the side effects. Read on to find out more…
Turmeric may arguably be the most powerful herb on the planet for preventing and healing a cascade of conditions that threaten our health today. And the color is so rich and beautiful…it just radiates health! In addition to time-tested Ayurveda knowledge on turmeric, the research on the efficacy of turmeric is dense. Turmeric is effective as an anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant (blood thinner), anti-depressant, cancer treatment, diabetes manager, regulator of cholesterol, pain manager, Alzheimer recovery, brain function enhancer, and more.
As you sit to enjoy the meal you prepared for yourself or as your guests move toward their places at the table, take a moment to be grateful. The lively food prepared with love will fulfill the cook’s intention to nourish physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The holiday season offers us many moments to honor the everyday sacred.
In this blog, you will learn about four valuable twists to make, as you transition into the Vata season which is introduced in October and takes its full seat in November.
This homemade cough syrup is incredibly simple and easy. And yes, it’s also an effective alternative to commercial cough syrups.
Gout is a very painful arthritic condition of the big toe. Proper diet management is very critical in controlling any potential flare ups. Read my journey on how I put this terribly painful ailment into remission using Ayurveda and lifestyle changes.