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.
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. [...]
When spring comes around the corner, one of my favorite things to eat are strawberries and cream. A few years ago I could no longer digest strawberries with dairy cream, the combination of dairy with fruit was giving me digestive issues. When I took my professional plant based cooking training, I found out how to [...]
I'm not a chocoholic, but this dessert is the bomb! My two favorite chocolaty things are a chocolate peanut butter cup or an almond joy. So of course I had to find a healthier version of them that I can make myself. Here's a no bake, vegan adaptation of the chocolate peanut butter cup. I [...]