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Is Running Hurting Your Knees? Ayurveda Can Help

Are you one of the more than 10.5 million Americans who like to run on a regular basis? If so, you may have found that it can take a toll on your...

Premal Patel, M.D.
June 14 2013

7 Ways To Beat Seasonal Allergies With Ayurveda

The worst part of allergies? Not being able to take a deep, clear satisfying breath. Although the itchy eyes and unstoppable sneezing come in as...

Premal Patel, M.D.
June 8 2013

5 Ways To Age Beautifully (No Matter How Old You Are)

Here’s a surprising thought: aging isn't a disease. Sounds like common sense, doesn’t it? But the message our society sends is the exact opposite —...

Premal Patel, M.D.
May 27 2013

The Perfect Ayurvedic Smoothie Recipe

I love Ayurvedic principles. One concept of Ayurveda is that there are six tastes: pungent, sour, sweet, salty, bitter and astringent. According to...

Kristina Beck
May 24 2013

16 Ayurvedic Tips For Nurturing Breast Health

Angelina Jolie’s courageous op-ed article in the New York Times, in which she very eloquently expressed her decision to undergo an elective mastectomy...

Caroline Horan
May 20 2013

Constipation: The Ayurvedic Perspective

Ah, constipation, a lovely topic, I know. Too much information for some, but constipation is no joke. Healthy elimination is extremely important to...

Trudy Collings
May 9 2013

Feeling Forgetful? Top 10 Foods To Improve Your Memory

We tend to view forgetfulness as a normal part of the aging process, but there are ways to slow down time's effects on your mind. Below are 10 foods...

Lisa Guy, N.D.
March 5 2013

Why You Should Start Oil Pulling Today

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic method for detox and rejuvenation. It’s a simple practice, with quite remarkable results. Many have heard of it,...

Morgan Potts
February 27 2013

What Are The Top 5 Superfoods? An MD Explains

There's been a lot of talk about superfoods lately. For me, foods that are "super" are not only packed with essential nutrients, they're easy to find,...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
February 26 2013

5 Simple Ayurvedic Tips To Balance Your Mind, Body, & Spirit

Ayurveda is the ancient medicine from India that focuses on mind, body, and spirit health through diet, lifestyle, physical activity, and cleansing....

Beth Anderson
February 24 2013

How Food Journaling Helped Me Become A More Intuitive Eater

One of the greatest gifts my yoga practice has given me is insight. It has allowed me to open myself up to vulnerability, to love and be loved, and to...

Sean Devenport
February 23 2013

Move Over Oatmeal, Meet Butternut Squash Porridge

I grew up with your typical American breakfast. Cereal, sometimes oatmeal, and pancakes were a huge hit in my house, and were even better when they...

Jennifer Vagios
February 20 2013

OK, Seriously. What Is Ayurveda? (A Primer)

Trying to explain Ayurveda in an “elevator pitch,” that is to say, in one or two minutes, is nearly impossible, but as an Ayurvedic teacher and...

Lisa Munger
January 25 2013

The One Thing You Should Know About Ayurvedic Cooking

Imagine what it feels like to be able to prevent your kid's cold with a little bit of carefully-crafted food, or to treat a headache without pills, or...

Ashley Dentino
January 7 2013

How to Go Ahead and Give Yourself an Awesome Massage

Self massage, known as Abhyanga, is a traditional ritual for treating your body as a temple. In India, this is done daily to babies. Once the children...

Aubri Barnes
December 5 2012

7 Secrets of Yogic Nutrition for Healing Your Mind and Body

As a yoga teacher trainer, I guide my trainees through a module on yoga therapy. I talk about how to use yoga to heal injuries, diseases and...

Marcus Julian Felicetti
November 10 2012

Raw Chocolate Halloween Recipe "Rest in Peas"

Halloween is right around the corner and although we strive to be more mindful in all areas of lives, the holidays can be particularly challenging...

Ashley Dentino
October 22 2012