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The Problem with Modern Nutrition

Is that it has a very narrow and fragmented look at foods and nutrition. Many times I've been asked why I trained as an Ayurvedic Diet & Lifestyle Counselor rather than a nutritionist. Even before I specialized in Ayurveda I knew that modern nutrition had a very narrow view of foods, based on what I call a bio-chemical model. The bio-chemical model looks at us as a chemical factory and dismisses our multi-faceted tastes, tendencies and differences. It looks at foods as chemicals, carbs, fats, proteins, etc. and nothing more. This unholistic model is what leads to non-sensical one-size-fits-all [...]

When Do You Know You’re in Balance?

What is balance anyway? In Ayurveda balance is not just a state you reach at the end of some journey... it's an experience we can have at any moment when we're present long enough to recognize how our environment disturbs us and what we can do to feel grounded, peaceful and strong again. So, first we have to recognize when we're out of balance. From an Ayurvedic perspective, when we're out of balance, we experience cognitive dissonance. It means that we desire one thing, but are experiencing the opposite. We don't want to cave in to our cravings, but [...]

What It Takes to Find Balance and Create a Healthy & Sustainable Lifestyle

In this interview with Thrive TRIBE creatrix Jennifer Ludington, we talk about what it takes to create a healthy lifestyle and find balance.

Is Self-Love a Narcissistic Indulgence or a Path to Freedom?

What does self-love really mean?  In this video I share a personal experience that changed the way I related to myself and how I showed up in the world

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3 Simple Routines to Stop the Cycle of Yoyo Dieting

In Ayurveda weight gain is symptomatic of a build-up of toxins, waste and impurities due to faulty digestion and imbalanced lifestyle. In this video I share 3 important routines to stop the cycle of yoyo dieting and start losing weight sustainably and permanently.

How Do I Choose the Foods I Eat

Recently, one of my clients shared with me her frustration with the organic label. Can we really say that certain foods are organic? She asked. I completely understand her frustration and I figured she musn't be alone! So in today's blog I'm sharing my criteria for choosing my vegetables. You can listen to Dr. Neal Malik read today's blog on Optimal Health Daily here. A few sobering statistics. The Environmental Working Group, an independent research group found 287 chemicals in the blood of 10 Americans. Out of these 287 chemicals, 133 are linked to cancer in animal tests; 151 [...]

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