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Holistic Nutrition

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

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

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

Days are getting longer, Sunlight is gradually returning after the dark, gloomy, cold winter! After fighting the cold all winter long, your body is usually not ready for the rise in temperature. Although we welcome the warm sunny days in spring, but it could also bring with it congestion and upper respiratory conditions for some

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