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“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Ghee: The Golden Yellow Substance You Need in Your Diet

This golden yellow greasy liquid sitting in a mason jar on your kitchen counter is a nutritional powerhouse for the 30.3 million diabetics living in the US. Not just used widely in alternative treatments for diabetes, ghee is great for your hair, skin, body, and digestion. The lubricating agent—discredited for myths such as it increases …

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Ayurvedic Herb: Triphala

Pancha Karma—or five actions—is a five-part detoxification therapy that is a mainstay in Ayurveda. In an effort to direct toxins (ama) into the gastrointestinal tract for elimination, an individual will experience these five Ayurvedic therapies, along with ingesting certain herbs.   A common herbal formula used is triphala.  As the name suggests, the “tri” in triphala …

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Ayurvedic Recipe: Broccoli Rabe with Toasted Sunflower Seeds

Of the six tastes—sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent—the bitter taste is very beneficial in the treatment of diabetes due to its ability to help lower blood sugar. Broccoli rabe, a bitter green, is an excellent source of vitamins A and K and is a good source of Vitamin C, folate, B vitamins, Iron, Magnesium …

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Managing Diabetes

Diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, is a lifestyle disorder with roots in metabolic dysfunction. In other words, for a majority of the patients, diabetes manifests when pancreatic release of insulin hormone has been on overdrive due to irregular eating habits, chronic stress build up, and a lifestyle that is not in tune with nature. Over …

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