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- Ayurveda Is a Political Practice. Part one: Economic justice
- Cinnamon: Sweet Sensation
- 3 Keys to Getting Unstuck
- Millet: A Forgotten Superfood
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- 3 Reasons Why Raw Vegan Desserts Make you Feel Awful
Colon cleansing, or colonic irrigation, is a practice that many swear by. Others attest that there...
Who is Ayurveda for? I was recently facilitating a seminar on the subject of Ayurvedic dinacharya...
In the last few weeks on our journey to an extraordinary cup of chai, Chai Pilgrimage...
Here’s a feeling we all know: being in a “funk”, feeling stuck, heavy, dull. It might...
What is Millet? Millet is a small seeded grass that has been cultivated for over 10,000...
For years, dermatologists would pooh-pooh the idea of putting vegetable oil directly on the skin, citing...
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3 Reasons Why Raw Vegan Desserts Make you Feel Awful
So a friend invites you to a new hip raw food joint. Salads and rolls dominate the menu, as well as clever interpretations of “lasagna”, “pasta” and other well-known...
- April 8, 2014
Ginger: The Universal Medicine
We are continuing our journey through the spices that make prana-ful cup of chai, from the Chai Pilgrimage team. Zingiber officinale • Sanskrit: Ardraka • Hindi: Adrak Ginger has...
- April 7, 2014
How I Teach Ayurveda
First of all, I don’t really teach. I used to think I was teaching, back at the dawn of my nine-year span of leading this course. But sitting with...
- April 5, 2014
The Ugly Side of Calcium Supplements
We’ve all heard the Calcium gospel being chanted over and over again to women of menopausal age: take calcium supplements. As osteoporosis becomes more prevalent, the medical community has...
- April 4, 2014
Gluten is NOT the Problem, Your Digestion Is.
Gluten-free diets have been growing in popularity for about 20 years now but in recent years, have really taken off. So much so that 10% of Australians now follow...
- April 2, 2014
20 Tips for Balance at High Altitudes
I was talking with a friend the other day about managing my Vata Dosha in the high alpine, dry and windy environs of Golden, Colorado, where we live. I...
- April 1, 2014
How to Pick the Best Spices for Chai
For the next few weeks we’ll be exploring the spices that make up an amazing cup of chai and their deliciously healing properties. When selecting masala chai spices,...
- March 31, 2014
5 Ayurvedic Experts to Watch
When I started exploring Ayurveda 10 years ago, there wasn’t much variety in term of bona fide Ayurvedic authors and experts in the West; Vasant Lad, David Frawley and...
- March 31, 2014
The Scoop on Laxatives
A study conducted by The American Cancer Society surveyed 1,064,004 men and women and found that 26% of them reported occasional constipation. (1) Few people realize that, beyond discomfort,...
- March 28, 2014
What is Panchakarma?
What is Panchakarma? It is one of the very special and unique gifts that Ayurveda has to offer. It is a highly sophisticated approach to Purification and Rejuvenation therapy...
- March 28, 2014