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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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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