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Author: Preeti Syal

It is very interesting how when life gets stressful, people react in a number of ways based on how they view that situation! And much of it comes from their individual unique mind body type! What???? It’s true we all are born with our own unique genetics or Prakruti (Ayurvedic mind-body constitution)  To know your ayurvedic

It is alarming to note that 1 in 3 people in North America are either living with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Many of us are experiencing signs of insulin resistance or hypoglycemia, and we don’t even know!!!! This was really a shocking statistic that I came across the other day! I have been thinking about it

I recently mentioned in one of my webinars that there are 4 pillars of good health! Healthy dietRegular exerciseGood night sleepStress management! Since then I have received so many emails requesting recommendations for improving sleep! This reinforced my concern about sleep issues that are on the rise these days!  A good night’s sleep is just as important

Are you tired of trying one diet after another for weight loss? Dietary guidelines have changed over the years as researchers are continuously trying to determine what we should eat to attain optimal health and weight. We all know that calories matter! But focusing on food quality is an equally important part of preventing weight gain and promoting

You must be wondering how can food affect mood? Some people relate to food as comforting. Some may eat to reward themselves after completing a task! Some may feel guilty after indulging in certain foods! And some may feel intoxicated after a rich meal! Some may experience bouts of anger or frustration after eating certain foods!

Anxiety is familiar to all of us. We all have experienced it at some point in time.  For me I still remember the level of anxiety that struck me when it was the first day of my teaching career 2 decades ago! The first few minutes were nerve racking but then gradually it got better! However,

Hi Friends, This morning when I went out for my morning walk I could feel the change! It was a little windy and getting a bit cold!  I reminded myself…Fall is around the corner!! It’s time to prepare for the coming season! Fall is a time of transition. It is evident that the leaves are beginning to

One of my clients asked me the other day…why is it that some people can eat just about anything on this earth and still be perfectly healthy and some get really bad digestive upsets if they deviate from their regular routine and eat out with friends once in a while! In Ayurveda, it is clearly