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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

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

Forget all what you have learnt so far in modern nutrition! Forget those calories, those carbs, proteins and fats! I would like to reiterate what Hippocrates, the famous Greek physician said long time ago, “Let food be thy medicine”. Go back to your roots and fall back on those Ayurveda principles for creating a healthy

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

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

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