Suleyka Montpetit, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda

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About Suleyka Montpetit

Suleyka Montpetit is a Media Entrepreneur, Explorer, Writer and the former Managing Editor for Everyday Ayurveda. She has studied Yoga, Health, Spirituality and the Arts for over 15 years, rubbing elbows with luminaries and making stuff happen everywhere she goes.
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    Spice up your Pepper Mill for Better Digestion

    Black pepper for digestion has been a staple of well-dressed European tables for centuries. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia, it has been known to Indian cooking since at least 2 BCE. For long periods of...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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    Basmati Rice: Make it Perfect. Every time.

    Imagine a plate of perfect, fragrant, fluffy white basmati rice. Ahhh!!! Now maybe you also remember a time you made rice and it was quite the opposite: clumpy, mushy and bland. Not so dreamy. Here in the...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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    Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda

    Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda: How are the philosophies of these two eastern medical traditions similar? Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda have many commonalities, from something as simple as how long each has been around (about 3000...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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    Ayurvedic Life Hack- Potatoes for Every Body Type

    The humble potato can never seem to catch a break.  In the 90’s, when low-fat was the thing, it was blamed because of the amount of fat that people slathered on it.  Then in the low-carb craze during...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
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    Crunched for Time? Rice Cooker to the Rescue!

      Did you ever receive a rice cooker in a secret santa gift exchange?  I did. Upon receiving I was skeptical. However, I wish I had known what a great gift I had just been given! It...

    • Posted August 14, 2016
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    Warning: Juicing May Deplete You- An Ayurvedic Perspective

    Lately there has been quite a trend around raw pressed juices. Celebrities are photographed left and right walking out of yoga class with one of those apple-kale-cucumber concoctions. Your friends are doing juice cleanses. You might even starting...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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    I’ve got the Power! Grow Your Own Potent Ayurvedic Herbs

    If I ask you to name some Ayurvedic herbs, what comes to mind?  Perhaps Turmeric?  Or spices such as cardamom, cinnamon and ginger found in chai? Or maybe you’re thinking about the world’s most popular herbal medicine, triphala? ...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • Raw Vegan Desserts
    3 Reasons Why Raw Vegan Desserts Give you Gut Rot

    So a friend invites you to a new hip raw food joint.  Salads and rolls dominate the menu, as well as clever interpretations of lasagna, “pasta” and other well-known dishes. You are reminded by your waiter that...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • 7 Things Vata People Should Do More Often
    7 Things Vata People Should Do to Chill the F*#K Out!

    People with a predominately Vata dosha constitution bring very precious and rare qualities to the world: they are creative, spiritual, fun, full of joy and enthusiasm.  But when they are out of balance, vata people can get...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Fluoride in your drinking water? Remove with Tulsi.
    Fluoride In Your Water? Remove with Tulsi

    A team of Indian researchers has found that the leaves and stem of the tulsi plant, or ocimum sanctum, can detoxify water with high fluoride content, thus making it safe for human consumption.  Researchers from Rajasthan University in...

    • Posted March 12, 2016
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