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Anxiety can be a very serious condition affecting so many people especially during the times we are in right now! When you are anxious, you are either thinking about the past or worrying over the future. You get so caught up in your thoughts that it affects your everyday life! There is a sense of internal

Recently I have had a few people ask me if they must avoid cholesterol rich foods like eggs, meat and dairy? Will eating saturated fat and cholesterol-rich foods cause cholesterol levels to rise and make us more susceptible to heart disease? Is cholesterol the real culprit behind heart disease? Cholesterol is arguably one of the most

All Disease begins in the Gut! ~Hippocrates More than 2500 years ago, the famous Greek physician, Hippocrates, who is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine claimed that “All Disease begins in the Gut!” Researchers have just now caught up with what he knew long time ago! Actually, Ayurvedic sages knew this

We all know that our immune system is our body’s defence system, it is our friend and our personal bodyguard that not only protects us against bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites but also against day to day toxins. Unfortunately, our world is full of toxins that can over tax our immune system and increase the risk

Let’s look at health through an Ayuvedic lens! We all have times when we don’t feel well in general. We feel that we don’t have the same amount of energy as we used to! Sometimes we go to the doctor only to be told there is nothing wrong. This is kind of a wake-up call for

Hi Friends, Hope you have been enjoying the spring season! Very soon we will be in the summer season! 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

Hi Friends, I recently got a chance to be the nutrition mentor for a group of dancers and I was absolutely stunned at the level of passion they had towards this beautiful art form- Dance! Since then I have developed a deep appreciation for dancers and the level of hard work, dedication and discipline that is required

For years, fats have been considered the culprit behind heart disease! After World War II, large studies established links between saturated fat and heart disease. Most dietary experts advised people to reduce their fat intake, not only because of the heart connection, but also because fat has more calories per gram than proteins or carbs

When we speak about “women’s health” we know that every woman goes through a series of changes during her lifetime. Female hormones play a vital role in the various physiological and emotional changes in a woman’s body. Estrogen & progesterone are the primary female hormones affecting women’s health. Besides these hormones, FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) and LH (Luteinizing