5 Benefits of a Vegan Diet

What does it mean to go vegan? It means that you cut all animal products out of your diet. What you’re left with is a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. In the balanced vegan diet, you get your protein from nuts, seeds, and legumes. While years ago doctors claimed...

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Eating With Awareness: The Macrobiotic Diet

We’ve all heard the old saying, “You are what you eat.” But it’s easy to forget the importance of good food with the busy lifestyle of today. Plus, with so many fad diets flooding the net, it can be hard to know what healthy eating really is. Here’s a bit of...

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Ayurvedic Diet and Balancing your Doshas

Remember the three doshas and the six tastes? Here’s how they work together. First, vata is the dosha that corresponds to air and space. It’s the dosha that is responsible for drying and motion. When this dosha becomes imbalanced, we can experience constipation, dehydration, and anxiety.

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Ayurveda and the Yogic Diet

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is an ancient holistic system of medicine that originated on the Indian subcontinent. Ayurvedic medicine ranges across the whole field of medicinal needs, traditionally including diet, general medicine, pediatrics, surgery, herbal tonics,...

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Healthy Items to Detox Naturally

Everyday we put our bodies through so much. We consume a lot of sugar, salt, transfats, alcohol and additives through our diet. Our bodies do have an amazing ability to cleanse themselves, but there are a few small things we can insert into our daily routines to give...

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Green Juice Fast

I drank only green juice for 5 days... Eat Your Drink and Drink Your Food I just wanted to swallow the juice without tasting it, but a friend with diet experience instructed me to keep the juice in my mouth before swallowing. What I noticed was that my mouth...

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The Benefits of Coconut Water

One of the blessings about living, working or holidaying in Bali is the abundance and availability of one of natures best and cheapest sources of  post exercise nutrition: Now let's be clear, young green coconuts and the coconut water that you can tap from inside the...

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The Yoga Body: Body Image and Yoga

We have all seen the images and read the articles that tout yoga as giving you the strong, lean, flexible, sexy body…and lets be honest, these bodies look good, really good. It’s a great advertisement for yoga. I’ve been practicing yoga for over 20 years and even...

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Maca- a Superfood Alternative

Who has not woken up in the morning and needed/depended on a nice strong cup of coffee to give them a boost to get them through early morning fatigue? Although coffee tastes great, and has a few proven benefits, an excessive reliance on caffeine to give the system a...

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