The traditional health science of ayurveda teaches us that we should adjust our diets according to our personal constitutions, the seasons, and our stage of life. In this article, we will discuss how making small changes to the foods you are eating can help you weather the winter months without gaining weight and with less likelihood of depression. During the winter months, nature is dormant. We are naturally less active as we “hibernate” through the winter months indoors.
Is a Detox Program Right for You? Detox is a hot buzzword lately, but what does it really involve and is it safe? The answers to those questions aren’t simple, so let’s start by describing what it involves. Detox, short for detoxification, is a program to help your body process and eliminate toxins that have been stored in your body. Detox programs typically involve a short-term change to your eating habits and may involve supplements or lifestyle changes. Some programs
The heat of summer can wreak havoc with our systems – but the natural healing science of Ayurveda can help you keep your cool this summer season. Ayurveda teaches that Pitta dosha, with its fire element, is dominant during the hot summer months. Typical pitta aliments (like rashes, acid stomach, ulcers, inflammation, diarrhea, headaches, and fiery tempers) are caused when too much pitta dosha builds up in the body. So the key to keeping your cool this summer – is keeping c