Blog 2017-11-16T20:22:04+00:00

Body Hunger vs Mental Hunger and the Role of BS Levels

How do you know when you're really hungry? On the journey to weight loss, one of the greatest challenge is to differentiate between body hunger and mental hunger. Often times barely 2 hours after you eat you feel hungry again. Yet this feeling is NOT body hunger. What happens in the body after we eat? After we eat, our BS or Blood Sugar levels come up, then the pancreas release insulin and the BS levels go back down. 2 hours after eating, the BS levels are going to be low enough, that we're going to THINK that we're hungry [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Vegan Buckwheat Pancake with Apples

Buckwheat, an excellent grain for weight loss Buckwheat in Ayurveda is considered light, so it's used in pastries In France, the crêpe is a lighter and thinner version of a pancake and it's traditionally made with buckwheat for both savory and sweet versions. This recipe is for those of you who want to have something different than oatmeal occasionally. Ayurvedic Cuisine. Many years ago, I took my first Ayurvedic cooking class with Maharishi University of Management and I tried this buckwheat pancake recipe and loved it! Here's what you're going to need: 1 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cardamom 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp sunflower oil [...]

By | March 31st, 2018|Categories: Breakfast, Recipes|0 Comments

5 Tips to Shop Healthy for Less

Healthy eating does not have to be expensive! But you've got to learn how to shop healthy! Let's be honest, when I look around, I see a health divide between communities that are economically challenged and those that are not. So one of the things I'm passionate about is showing women how to shop and eat healthy for less! Here are my 5 tips to shop healthy without breaking the bank. Tip # 1: Know where what is. It's really important that you know how to navigate your neighborhood grocery store when you want to shop healthy. Because grocery [...]

By | March 25th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hormones, Stress and Women Over 40

Stress and hormones do NOT work well together. Here are 3 signs that stress is messing up with your hormones: Belly fat Forgetfulness low thyroid symptoms like sluggishness and fatigue Weight gain is NOT about just eating too much! In women over 40, it's symptomatic of serious imbalances that lead to cardiovascular disease. It's even more significant that women over 40 are more likely to experience high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues. Women of color are 1.6 times more likely to experience high blood pressure than white women. There are 4 other causes of weight gain. #1: Adrenal [...]

By | March 18th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|0 Comments

Digestion Ayurveda’s First Pillar of Health

The first place in the body where disease takes root is the digestive tract. That's why a healthy digestion is Ayurveda's first pillar of health. If you're interested in reading about the second pillar of health: sleep, click here and the third pillar of health: sex, click here. Many things affect our ability to digest food properly: -Poor food choices: eating sugary, fatty and salty foods, processed foods filled with chemicals and foods with pesticides. -Impure water and air and environmental toxins in cleaning and skin care products. -Stress, emotional distress, and poor sleep. -Poor food habits. These toxins [...]

The Distressed Mind, the Root of Symptoms

In a previous post, I talked about my revelation of what wholeness truly mean. (You can read the post here) Being whole means healing. From the point of view of holistic healing systems, like Ayurveda, the distressed mind is at the root of all symptoms. With the three main Ayurvedic mind-body natures, the mind becomes distressed differently. In a person with a dominant Pitta nature like me, the distressed mind experiences distrust, this causes all kinds of symptoms from indigestion to inflammation and inflammatory symptoms. What about the other mind-body constitutions: Vata and Kapha? Vata imbalance The physical symptoms [...]

By | March 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.