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Ayurvedic Recipes

These Rice Rollups are Cool as a Cucumber!

The phrase “cool as a cucumber”, written in a poem by John Gay, is an idyllic Ayurvedic idiom. Cucumbers are a summer vegetable that can have an inner temperature up to 20 degrees cooler than the ambient temperature. An accumulation of summer heat can heighten emotions, creating impatience, anger, and agitation. Physical manifestations of excess …

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Ayurvedic Recipes: Sensational Summer Salad to the Rescue!

Summer is here, and you may be experiencing extreme temperatures and the imbalances that accompany the high heat. One of the most effective ways to regulate body temperature and bring one’s self back into balance is through diet. Pitta is that which is governed, mainly, by the fire element, and responds well to sweet, astringent, …

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Wellness, Naturally: 5 Ayurvedic Diet Tips for the New Year

If you’ve ever had a delicious meal at an Indian restaurant, then there is a good chance you’ve experienced the healthiest and most balanced method of cooking in the world. Applying Ayurvedic principles to your own diet isn’t at all complicated, but learning to modify your food choices and cooking style requires a basic understanding …

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