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It’s December! And it's snowing! It feels like we are officially in the Winter season! Let’s look at Winter through an Ayurvedic Lens! Ayurveda is the “Science of Life”! We can look up to Ayurveda for all aspects of our lives. Ayurveda has recommendations for the right diet and lifestyle practices for each season, known as

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

As per Ayurveda we need all 6 tastes (Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Pungent, Astringent) in each meal…. If your food is well balanced in all 6 tastes, you would never ever crave anything after a well-balanced, satisfying meal… Instead, you would feel relaxed & satisfied! You would feel bliss saturating your soul! What’s happening nowadays is that

A diagnosis of diabetes can be life-changing. It can also be confusing! There are many questions that come to our minds when we think of diabetes! Is diabetes really caused by eating too much sugar? And will I have to take insulin injections all through my life? The reason why someone will develop type 1 diabetes is very different from the

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

Stress is, unfortunately, an unavoidable fact of life! Since coronavirus has become a part of our everyday life, you may feel more stressed than ever before. But can you actually get sick from stress? The short answer is yes. Stress can contribute to many health issues. In fact, almost 99% of the health conditions we are facing in the world

Namaste Dear Friends! Many of my Ayurveda students have been asking me what do I think about coffee? Should we completely quit coffee if we are following an ayurvedic lifestyle? Now every time I am faced with such a question, my suggestion is- “It depends!” It depends on your unique mind body constitution- your Prakruti as

Hi Friends, Summer is here! Just like we change our wardrobe according to the seasons, we also need to think about changing our diet and lifestyle in order to keep ourselves in balance throughout the year! This is known as “Ritucharya” in Sanskrit! Ritu = season, Charya = regimen or rituals Ayurveda has rules regarding diet and lifestyle

Forget all what you have learnt so far in modern nutrition! Forget those calories, those carbs, proteins and fats! I would like to reiterate what Hippocrates, the famous Greek physician said long time ago, “Let food be thy medicine”. Go back to your roots and fall back on those Ayurveda principles for creating a healthy