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3 Protein Myths

Are you concerned about having enough protein? Many of the women I talk too, always ask me, "But Laure what about protein?" Or "Will I get enough protein if I eat less meat?"It's a legitimate question! Especially since we've been told that we need protein to have strong muscles, energy, etc.But as you're guessing right now, this is not entirely true!Yes, our body needs protein, protein builds tissue. But it also needs carbohydrates, and healthy fats, all that which it's designed to digest.AND, it uses all 3 to yield the necessary chemical energy our cells need to function. Myth [...]

By |December 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Detoxing Is NOT a Good Idea

We go on a detox like we go for a pedicure! Wherever I go, I hear someone tell me they're doing a detox or I meet a holistic health practitioner who does detox with their clients. I get it! Because of the toxins in our foods, the junk we eat, the polluted air we breathe, chemicals in our skin care and cleaning products, detoxing seems like a really good idea! But it's not. And here's why: Reason # 1: Where do the toxins go? Many people when they're on a detox of some kind, experience "detox symptoms". They have [...]

By |November 24th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

The sweet taste I'm not going to tell you not to eat sugar, because the sweet taste is one of the most important taste for us!Did you know that mothers' milk is sweet? I didn't know that until my sister had my nephew Yullan. In 1 cup of mother's milk there's 17 g of sugar. So we're conditioned to love the sweet taste since we're infants. And we naturally associate the taste to feelings of comfort, safety and love.Furthermore, our brain needs glucose to maintain a healthy functioning, around 100-150 g daily. However, the quantity and quality of the [...]

Food Choices Matter…

Yes, food choices matter. However, our obsession with certain types of foods that we call "super" or "clean" completely disregards the fact that some foods just don't agree with us. So while we focus in on "super" or "clean" foods, we suffer through gas, bloating, indigestion or sluggish digestion. In Ayurvedic nutrition, food choices is NOT about how super or clean the food is, but how well we can digest them. "Nothing is right for everyone and everything is right for someone." Dr. Marc Halpern How well we can digest different types of foods depends on our constitutional nature. [...]

5 Food Combining Rules

for Optimum Digestion and Effortless Weight Loss According to Ayurveda, the root cause of weight gain is a build-up of waste due to faulty digestion. Therefore, Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle focuses on 1) improving digestion and 2) eliminating waste for effortless weight loss. Ayurveda starts with the principle that our bodies are intelligent and follow "natural" or biological laws so to speak that maintain balance, harmony and health. In Sanskrit, the language of Ayurveda as well as Yoga, this is called Mahat. Interestingly enough, it's very close to the Egyptian word: Maat, that has a very similar meaning. Therefore, [...]

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

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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.