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When we speak about “women’s health” we know that every woman goes through a series of changes during her lifetime. Female hormones play a vital role in the various physiological and emotional changes in a woman’s body. Estrogen & progesterone are the primary female hormones affecting women’s health. Besides these hormones, FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) and LH (Luteinizing

Hello friends! I am sure all of us know someone who is struggling with iron deficiency! And you must be wondering why is it so hard to get enough iron from our dietary sources? In this blog I will try to shine some light on iron! First of all, let’s see why is iron so important?

Days are getting longer, Sunlight is gradually returning after the dark, gloomy, cold winter! After fighting the cold all winter long, your body is usually not ready for the rise in temperature. Although we welcome the warm sunny days in spring, but it could also bring with it congestion and upper respiratory conditions for some

Did you know? You are not just what you eat but also what you digest! Agni (The Power of Digestion & Transformation) is the very source of life! In fact, you are as healthy as your Agni! Ayurveda sees impaired Agni (weak digestion) at the root of every imbalance and disease. Without proper digestion you can’t get the

It is alarming to note that 1 in 3 people in North America are either living with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Many of us are experiencing signs of insulin resistance or hypoglycemia, and we don’t even know!!!! This was really a shocking statistic that I came across the other day! I have been thinking about it

Namaste Friends! I am sure we've all experienced constipation at some point of time in life! The struggle to eliminate!! This is a very important topic as what comes out of our bodies is equally important as to what we nourish our bodies with! Regular elimination is a very important aspect in keeping our bodies cleansed! Where conventional

Namaste dear friends! Many of my Ayurveda students have been asking me what do I think about coffee? Should we completely quit coffee if we are following an ayurvedic lifestyle? Now every time I am faced with such a question, my suggestion is- “It depends!” It depends on your unique mind body constitution- your Prakruti as

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

Let’s look at Winter through an Ayurvedic Lens! Ayurveda is the “Science of Life”! We can look up to Ayurveda for all aspects of our lives. Ayurveda has recommendations for the right diet and lifestyle practices for each season, known as ‘Ritucharya’ as it is in Sanskrit. ‘Ritu’ translates to ‘Season’. ‘Charya’ translates to ‘Rituals’ It’s