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7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Less Meat

Meat consumption is a matter of serious health concern "Here in the west, many still eat meat 2-3 times a day, which is both unsustainable for the planet and an amount of animal protein that was never consumed by our ancestors," Dr. John Douillard. Here are 7 reasons why you should eat less meat. #1: The world's biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than Exxon Mobil, Shell or BP, the 3 top oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN (Genetic Resources Action International) and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. #2: [...]

By |August 5th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ayurveda and the Dawn of a Global Holistic Medicine

"We are in the midst of a global paradigm shift in health care. At the center of this change is Ayurvedic Medicine."Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old or older healing science. It seems like it's new because we're only hearing about it now in the West. But it's not. It's older than Greek medicine, and Islamic medicine which were the basis for western medicine with eminent doctors like Hippocrates, Galen and Avicena (Ibn Sinna).As a matter of fact, both Greek medicine and Unani (Islamic medicine) have borrowed  from Ayurveda. Ayurveda has the oldest and longest medical text in the worldThe Charaka Samhita [...]

5 Reasons Why Monotony Is Good

Nobody wakes up in the morning excited about the monotony of their lives! Most people hate monotony and are proud to say they don't have a routine. Because routines are boring! One definition of routine is an unvarying, habitual, unimaginative life. Having vegetable soup for dinner rather than pizza? Boring! Going to bed early rather than binge watching our favorite show? Boring! In the field of wellness, healthy routines and strategies can especially feel boring and monotonous. And I believe it's a good thing! Monotony doesn't mean there's something wrong! The reason why we associate it with a negative is [...]

Is Your Hunger Real or Habituated?

Physiological hunger vs habituated hunger In an excellent article on the Biology of Hunger, John Immel, founder of Joyful Belly, talks about the 4 internal mechanisms that control hunger. First mechanism: the physical sensation of either emptiness and fullness. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin, the hunger hormone, is produced to stimulate appetite. You'll feel hungry. Second mechanism: the amount of nutrients in your bloodstream. When you're eating nutrient dense foods like, fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and healthy fats you will feel satiated. However, if you don't have enough of these foods, you'll feel deprived and hungry. Third [...]

To Drink or Not To Drink Coffee?

The pros and cons of drinking coffee If you look for articles about coffee, chances are you'll find as many articles that promote the benefits of drinking coffee as  articles that warn against coffee's harmful effects. Americans are big coffee consumers and when engaging in a healthier lifestyle, the same question always comes up: Is coffee bad for me? Ayurveda has a different approach. It doesn't categorize anything as good or bad, rather any trained Ayurvedic practitioner will say, "it depends..." On what? You may ask. "On you." Or more specifically on your nature. "Nothing is right for everyone [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Ayurveda|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Strawberry Fruit Slump with Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream

Fruit slump is a sweet treat that is so easy to make, you'll never get enough of it! You know spring has arrived when strawberries are on sale!  For me, this is the best time of the year!!! I love strawberries! My last recipe was with strawberries. You can check it here. Recently I learned how to make a vegan fruit slump (un clafouti in French). Usually they're done with eggs, but in this recipe we can put aside the cholesterol-laden eggs and use the chemical reaction that happens when baking powder, liquids and heat come together in our [...]

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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.