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  • Cumin Coriander Fennel Tea
    Cumin, Coriander & Fennel Tea (CCF Tea)

    Drip, drip, drip – the sound of melting ice warms the winter-weary. The wetness around you in springtime, making all of that stunning green growth possible, can also manifest...

    • May 21, 2014
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  • Clear or Partly Cloudy
    Clear or Partly Cloudy?

    Ok, we don’t normally tend to overeat fruits or veggies, do we? But quite often we mindlessly grab salty snacks and sweet candies just because they are hanging out...

    • May 20, 2014
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  • How Sweets Affect Longevity
    How Sweets Accelerate Aging

    A new study published this month in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) looked at the average sugar intake of over 31,000 people over a five year period. The...

    • May 19, 2014
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  • castoroil
    A Few (More) Words About Castor Oil….

    I realized after I sent my last post on Castor that there is so much more to tell about this amazing plant; and especially about the oil made from...

    • May 18, 2014
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  • cookiemonster
    The Best Cookies in the World!

    Cookie Monster was my favourite character on Sesame Street for a good reason… I love cookies!! I don’t really care for icecream….. I could give or take cake…. I...

    • May 16, 2014
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  • confusion
    What the Hell Should We Eat Anyway?

    It seems we never run out of new diets in America. Ten years ago when I wrote The 3-Season Diet, I listed the many crazy, yoyo, unsustainable diets we...

    • May 14, 2014
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  • Ayurvedic Cleanse
    Ayurvedic Cleanse: Beginner and Intermediate Levels

    Heyo! I’ve been getting a string of questions from several of you around a common theme: An Ayurvedic Cleanse. Let me ask, do you know why an Ayurvedic cleanse...

    • May 13, 2014
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  • Ayurveda Books
    Ayurveda Books

    Ayurveda Books by Dr. John Douillard Here are some of our most recommended Ayurveda books by one of our top contributors, Dr. John Douillard. Ayurveda Books: 3-Season Diet For...

    • May 12, 2014
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  • blackpeppersmall_9531d446-2700-4292-ac3e-9c9caa7ad961
    Black Pepper: Sun Power!

    In the last few weeks on our journey to an extraordinary cup of chai, Chai Pilgrimage has talked about the benefits of Ginger , Cardamom , Cinnamon  and Fennel. ...

    • May 12, 2014
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  • greensmoothie3
    Leaving the Smoothies of Atonement (a ficto-meditation)

    My Manhattan hostess was totally yoga-rific. She was putting me up in her flat while I was in town for an Ayurveda thing. At 7am I was up and...

    • May 11, 2014
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