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Ayurvedic Food: 6 Flavors That Will Spice Up Your Life

In Ayurveda there are six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. Each of these tastes has a distinct effect. Depending on your constitution and the season, these effects can either contribute to or disturb your state of balance. Too much or too little of these foods can cause impurities in the body which can …

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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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Ayurvedic Recipes: Summer Green Bean Salad

Warm late-summer days are perfect for enjoying the bounty of the season. A fresh summer salad is a great way to take advantage of the wonderful flavor and nutritional value of in-season vegetables, including an Ayurvedic favorite—green beans. Regardless of your body type, or dosha, this salad is a delicious delight that will help you balance …

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Bitter Is Better In May

“Divine Providence has spread her table everywhere, not with a juiceless green carpet, but with succulent herbage and nourishing grass, upon which most beasts feed.” ~Thomas More Bitter greens are our best buddies in spring! The nature of bitter substances serve to oxygenate and cleanse the blood and alkalize the body. This is exactly what …

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Too Busy to Breathe? 5 Easy Tips to Incorporate Yoga into a Busy Day

Regular contemporary life is quite hectic, and the mind, body, and spirit go through various spins just trying to keep up. While we’re running amuck, tending to chores, and fulfilling our duties, we have a tendency to fall out of sync with ourselves, which eventually results in a deterioration of our health and well-being. The …

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