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About Nadia Marshall

Nadia Marshall is the director of the Mudita Institute in Byron Bay, Australia. She is an Ayurvedic Food and Lifestyle Consultant and Cook and Health Writer. After suffering from a restrictive eating disorder and activity disorder in her teens, Nadia had ongoing digestive problems and body image issues throughout her twenties..... until Ayurveda and Yoga changed her life. She has been living, breathing, researching and writing about its daily principles ever since.
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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