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- Dashamula: 10 Roots to Ground Vata
- Recipe: Salmon Burgers
- How to Cool Down in the Heat of the Moment
- Vedic Astrology for February 2016
- Let Go and Enjoy More Little “Ahhh” Moments
- 3 Quick Fixes for Hot Flashes
- Listen Up! That’s Your Inner Wisdom Speaking
- Are puy lentils good for you?
- Recipe: Wholesome Veggie Subji
All posts by Nadia Marshall
Are puy lentils good for you?
Puy lentils, or French green lentils, are a type of lentil grown in the thin volcanic soils of the Le Puy region in France. They are small and slate green/grey/blue in colour with a distinctive, rich peppery taste....
- Posted February 1, 2016
7 Spices to Curb Sugar Cravings
What’s the ayurvedic perspective on blood sugar issues? When people talk about “blood sugar issues” they’re often referring to hypoglycaemia-type symptoms in whichblood-sugar levels bottom out. This can lead to sudden hunger, light-headedness, dizziness, the shakes, confusion, headaches...
- Posted January 23, 2016
4 Reasons that Pressure Cooking Rocks
“Pressure…Pushing down on me.. Pressing down on you..” This one of my favourite songs (the Queen and David Bowie version), but it is also one of my favourite ways to cook! This is my new Bacarrat Pressure...
- Posted December 26, 2015
Cutting Back on Caffeine
Here’s the deal. I don’t smoke. I barely drink alcohol, apart from the odd light beer when I want to celebrate something. I don’t drink coffee. And, I’ve cut down on my cookie and chocolate habit. So,...
- Posted December 2, 2015
Gut Health: Vinegar vs Ghee
In the recent episode of Catalyst called “Gut Reaction” that was all about the relationship between high fiber diets, gut bacteria and good health, they showed the host downing shots of balsamic vinegar at a bar—as a way of...
- Posted November 10, 2015
Oh, crap! I just overate again…
Insidious: operating or proceeding in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect. (Dictionary.com) One of the most important things we can do for our AGNI is to stop insidious overeating. I’m not talking...
- Posted October 31, 2015
How to Eat Meat
A common question from people new to Ayurveda is… if I do this Ayurvedic thing, do I have to be vegetarian or can I still eat meat? The answer is: Yes, you can still it meat. Happy...
- Posted October 25, 2015
Sugar-free diet: an Ayurvedic review
One of the biggest health fads sweeping the nation at the moment is the sugar-elimination diet. When people started turning up at our Zen retreats last month with ‘fructose intolerance’ and ‘no sugar’ as a dietary requirement...
- Posted September 14, 2015
Eating for good digestion (part 2)
(This article is a continuation from yesterday’s “Eating for good digestion, part 1…”) Building Balanced Agni and Eliminating Ama One of the principles or laws of nature Ayurveda teaches is ‘Like Increases Like’. This means that when...
- Posted June 24, 2015
Eating for good digestion (part 1)
Ayurveda is India’s timeless traditional system of medicine. Although developed more than 5000 years ago, it is based on the fundamental, unchanging laws of nature so remains as relevant today as ever before. However, Ayurveda is more...
- Posted June 23, 2015