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?
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
Namaste Friends! I am sure we've all experienced constipation at some point of time in life! The struggle to eliminate!! This is a very important topic as what comes out of our bodies is equally important as to what we nourish our bodies with! Regular elimination is a very important aspect in keeping our bodies cleansed! Where conventional
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
All those lovely people, my Nutrition & Ayurveda students, who know me personally would remember me saying this all the time! “Ghee is my life!” I can live without food but I cannot live without Ghee! I am sure there is a smile on your face while you read this, if you are one of
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
Do you experience gas and bloating quite often? Do you have difficulty having a bowel movement within an hour of waking? Do you have skin issues? Do you experience frequent headaches? Do you feel tired or lethargic throughout the day? Do you have difficulty falling asleep? If you said yes to any of the above questions…
Did you know, the whole universe is made up of 5 Elements ! “PANCH MAHABHUTAS” as they call in Sanskrit! EARTH, WATER, FIRE, AIR & ETHER! In Ayurveda, these 5 elements combine in pairs to form the…3 dynamic forces of interactions called DOSHAS - VATA, PITTA, KAPHA! Doshas are the primary forces behind all physiological and psychological functions in