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
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
In this blog, I will try and demystify some of the common myths about Ayurveda and the use of Turmeric. People think that Ayurveda is a mystical science using magical herbs and various practices for achieving optimal health! The truth is that Ayurveda is all about principles. It is all about knowing your true self. It’s
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
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
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, 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