Tag Archives: ayurvedic

Customize Your Thanksgiving Meal to Your Ayurvedic Dosha

Thanksgiving feast—we both look forward to it and fear it. Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, candied yams, pecan pie and other mouthwatering delicacies await those who partake in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. We are also painfully familiar with the side effects—overeating, indigestion, feeling sluggish, and even gaining weight. Yet we continue to engage in this ritual, […]

Yoga at the Dining Table

Annam Brahma – food is divine, declare the Vedas. But if you want to maximize the functioning of your mind-body in a yogic or ayurvedic way, you have to pay attention to another factor besides what you eat. How you eat has a tremendous influence on your digestion. Therefore, proper eating habits are as part […]

Boost Your Immune System

Boost Your Immune System for the Winter with Ayurveda

Winter is an excellent time to build up immunity and practice some self-care, according to ayurveda. With conscious attention to your lifestyle you can burn Ama, the substance that increases your vulnerability to seasonal ailments, and increase Ojas, the substance that enhances your resistance. This will result in strong health, great energy and resistance to […]

The Healing Powers of Cinnamon

Sweet tasting, gently warming cinnamon is now following the steps of superstar spices like turmeric and ginger to win the grace and attention of medical researchers. Hundreds of studies validate the benefits of these spices which have been used for millennia in traditional medical lore. Ayurveda, the world’s most ancient holistic health care system, holds […]