Food for your Mood!
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!
Know your Prakruti & build a healthy life !
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
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
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
Are you healthy in the true sense?
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, 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
The truth about Fats
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
Women’s Health through an Ayurvedic lens
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
Hello friends! I am sure all of us know someone who is struggling with iron deficiency! And you must be wondering why is it so hard to get enough iron from our dietary sources? In this blog I will try to shine some light on iron! First of all, let’s see why is iron so important?
AGNI- Our Digestive fire!
Did you know? You are not just what you eat but also what you digest! Agni (The Power of Digestion & Transformation) is the very source of life! In fact, you are as healthy as your Agni! Ayurveda sees impaired Agni (weak digestion) at the root of every imbalance and disease. Without proper digestion you can’t get the