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Author: Preeti Syal

Are you tired of trying one diet after another for weight loss? Dietary guidelines have changed over the years as researchers are continuously trying to determine what we should eat to attain optimal health and weight. We all know that calories matter! But focusing on food quality is an equally important part of preventing weight gain and promoting

You must be wondering how can food affect mood? Some people relate to food as comforting. Some may eat to reward themselves after completing a task! Some may feel guilty after indulging in certain foods! And some may feel intoxicated after a rich meal! Some may experience bouts of anger or frustration after eating certain foods!

Anxiety is familiar to all of us. We all have experienced it at some point in time.  For me I still remember the level of anxiety that struck me when it was the first day of my teaching career 2 decades ago! The first few minutes were nerve racking but then gradually it got better! However,

Hi Friends, This morning when I went out for my morning walk I could feel the change! It was a little windy and getting a bit cold!  I reminded myself…Fall is around the corner!! It’s time to prepare for the coming season! Fall is a time of transition. It is evident that the leaves are beginning to

One of my clients asked me the other day…why is it that some people can eat just about anything on this earth and still be perfectly healthy and some get really bad digestive upsets if they deviate from their regular routine and eat out with friends once in a while! In Ayurveda, it is clearly

Anxiety can be a very serious condition affecting so many people especially during the times we are in right now! When you are anxious, you are either thinking about the past or worrying over the future. You get so caught up in your thoughts that it affects your everyday life! There is a sense of internal

Recently I have had a few people ask me if they must avoid cholesterol rich foods like eggs, meat and dairy? Will eating saturated fat and cholesterol-rich foods cause cholesterol levels to rise and make us more susceptible to heart disease? Is cholesterol the real culprit behind heart disease? Cholesterol is arguably one of the most

All Disease begins in the Gut! ~Hippocrates More than 2500 years ago, the famous Greek physician, Hippocrates, who is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine claimed that “All Disease begins in the Gut!” Researchers have just now caught up with what he knew long time ago! Actually, Ayurvedic sages knew this