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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

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

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

Did you know, the whole universe is made up of 5 Elements ! “PANCH MAHABHUTAS” as they call in Sanskrit! EARTH, WATER, FIRE, AIR & ETHER! In Ayurveda, these 5 elements combine in pairs to form the…3 dynamic forces of interactions called DOSHAS - VATA, PITTA, KAPHA! Doshas are the primary forces behind all physiological and psychological functions in