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- 3 Keys to Getting Unstuck
- Millet: A Forgotten Superfood
- Beauty Secrets for Healthy Skin
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Lord Dhanvantari: What’s This God Hiding?
They say he’s an Avatar of Vishnu from the Hindu tradition. He appears in the Vedas and Puranas as the physician of the gods (devas), and the god...
- February 21, 2014
Why Yogis Snort Oil
I was 26 years old… raised on the S.A.D. diet. I was a first year student on the way to becoming an Ayurvedic Practitioner. I had horrible seasonal allergies...
- February 20, 2014
Coffee : The Good, The Bad, and The Ayurvedic Perspective
In recent years, we have seen an astonishing amount of research being published touting the health benefits of coffee. The question is: do these studies negate the health risks...
- February 19, 2014
Triphala : the Original Superfood + Panacea
What is Triphala ? Literally meaning “three fruits”, Triphala is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal formulation consisting of three fruits native to the Indian subcontinent: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia...
- February 18, 2014
Anxiety : 5 Essential Tips for Balance
Anxiety is a familiar friend of mine. The minute I become conscious each morning, Anxiety comes to visit and starts scanning through every facet of my life, looking for...
- February 17, 2014
Beet Cleanse Soup (Borscht)
LIVER HELPER This colorful fuchsia soup will have you asking, Is this really a wintertime food? Beet soup has brightened the cold days for countless generations in Central Europe...
- February 16, 2014
Spice up your Pepper Mill for Better Digestion
Black pepper has been a staple of well-dressed European tables for centuries. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia, it has been known to Indian cooking since at least...
- February 15, 2014
Ayurveda & Sex
Don’t know your or your partner’s dosha (constitutional type)? Take the dosha test here In this video Lissa Coffey shares great tips on Ayurveda, sex and intimacy according to...
- February 14, 2014
Moroccan Puy Lentils Recipe
Full disclosure: Middle Eastern cuisine hold a special place in my heart. I used to work in a wonderful middle eastern fusion restaurant in Montreal called Rumi, and I...
- February 13, 2014
Surprising Symptoms of Poor Digestion
Reprinted with permission from Dr. John Douillard, DC © December 9th, 2009 In this series of newsletters on stubborn weight loss I am addressing poor digestion, which is another...
- February 12, 2014