5 steps to slowly ease into Paleo

Paleo diet

Jumping in all at once might be overwhelming, especially if you are not already in a healthy eating routine. Taking one step at a time and watching what you eat can certainly help easing into a paleo diet and make lasting changes. Here are 5 easy steps to help you slowly reach your paleo or…

Panchakarma – The 5-fold Ayurvedic Therapy

Abhyanga

What is Panchakarma? Panchakarma means five actions and in Ayurveda, Panchakarma is the fivefold detoxification therapy practised on a patient (not necessarily sick) once every year or two. Panchakarma therapy is offered by many Ayurvedic institutions all over the world and in the recent years have become very popular in North America due to many…

More Feed on Milk (II)

Milk

Needless to say, milk is one staple in my family that is never purchased non organic. Gone are the days as a little kid when I was raised feasting on raw cow’s milk, sometimes straight from the udders into my mouth! (Yeah, some people will find that shocking now). Being a vegetarian all my life,…

The Feed on Milk (I)

Milk

The baby boomers may remember that in the late 20th century, milk and milk products were abhorred in the media, basing on the supposed scientific findings. Yet the same scientific studies and media now, talks about the myriad benefits of milk and wants you have milk in abundance. I guess the alternative soy milk sales…

10 Clean Eating Tips to beat diabetes

diabetes

Clean eating tips to beat diabetes Before I start with the clean eating tips to beat diabetes, let me be clear as to what I mean by clean eating. Clean eating comprises of what to eat and what to eliminate. Eat Eat a lot of fresh produce – fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, organic as much…

Juicing to Good Health…

Juicing

If you have never juiced before, maybe you should give it a try. Juice fasting was one of my favourite food experiences. Bored with life one day I decided to browse through documentaries on Netflix and came across Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and that took me on a strictly juice journey for two weeks….

Ayurveda – The Science of Life

Ayurveda

The oldest medicinal system as known to mankind today is Ayurveda. This holistic system from the Vedic civilization in India is built around five elements of nature, called Panchamabhoothas i.e. ether(Akash), air(Vayu), water(Jal), fire(Agni) and earth(Prithvi). Just as nature cannot function without all the five elements being in harmony, Ayurveda believes that human body cannot…

Fasting and Ayurvedic Detoxification

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What is Ayurvedic Detoxification? Ayurvedic Detoxification has been a way of life with people in India since early history. When we think of detoxification, the first things that come to mind are a variety of smoothies and supplements. Ayurvedic detox procedures go way beyond just that. It’s a long set of principles and regimen. Following…