- Osteoporosis: an Ayurvedic approach
- Danger of cooking with high heat
- “It’s supposed to be good for ya.”—Then why isn’t it?
- Herb Profile: Turmeric
- Recipe: Hibiscus Mint Sun Tea
- Learning Sacred Anatomy: Part 5—Sacred Politics
- 10 herbs for weight loss
- Dairy: Test your tolerance
- Eating for good digestion (part 2)
- Eating for good digestion (part 1)
All posts by Nadia Marshall
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
Losing weight the Ayurveda way (part 2)
This is a continuation from yesterday’s article, “Losing weight the Ayurveda way (part 1).” Be sure to read it first for Nadia’s introduction to the topic and her discussion of option 1: gradual weight loss. OPTION 2:...
- Posted June 11, 2015
Losing weight the Ayurveda way (part 1)
(Stay tuned tomorrow for the second half of this two-part series…) At our most recent Mudita Health Retreat, we had a lot of women come along who were concerned about their weight. They didn’t necessarily want to...
- Posted June 10, 2015
The raw truth about raw food diets
Raw food diets are all the rage! After researching the subject for a while, I’ve found a lot of information about the pros of a raw food diet (which involves eating raw food at least 75% of...
- Posted May 27, 2015
Eating for Your Ayurvedic Body Type
When people first get into Ayurveda, they inevitably become a little obsessed with their body type or constitution… mainly because it is so much fun! But what starts out as fun can soon turn into utter confusion...
- Posted May 1, 2015
The Skin: Our Second Digestive System
Between 40-60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed directly into the body. Unlike the digestive system, however, the skin does not have the same lines of defence – molecules small enough to be absorbed...
- Posted February 11, 2015
A Review of Low Fat Diets
WHY THE WESTERN WORLD HAS GOTTEN SO FAT & SICK The Low-Fat Diet is the mother of all fad diets. In many ways, other diets have emerged out of necessity, as a response to the epic failure...
- Posted October 24, 2014
Alkaline Diets and Ayurveda
Alkaline diets are all the rage. But why? What are they all about? Is it a valid approach or is it all hogwash? In this article I’ll explore the theory behind this approach to eating, discuss the...
- Posted October 8, 2014
8 Ayurvedic Superfoods
There is a lot of talk these days about “superfoods”. They’ve even found their way into a Masterchef mystery box! But what is a superfood anyway? According to Wikipedia it is a marketing term used to promote...
- Posted September 5, 2014