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DOSHAS EXPLAINED

The three doshas, or bio-energies—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha–are at the heart of Ayurveda. They are dynamic forces that help us understand our physical and emotional state; the effect of environment, seasons and surroundings on health; and impact of nutrition, exercise, meditation and other actions on health.  Doshas represent the functional, qualitative, and elemental aspects of …

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A HOLISTIC LIFESTYLE

Ayurveda is the chosen lifestyle for millions of people throughout the world because it not only works, but also allows you to be at the center of your life—to control what you eat, your daily routines and habits, and your attitude.  Food for Thought The great Ayurvedic rishis, or seers, discussed food in great detail …

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GOOD HEALTH 101

Ayurveda categorizes the human body and everything else living and nonliving in the universe into five building blocks. These so-called elements are metaphors, or symbols. In the physical body these elements create vital energies that combine to enable digestion, metabolism, breathing, and other powerful processes The Five Elements The first element is space, which describes …

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DISCOVERING AYURVEDA

What is 5,000 years old but feels new each time someone discovers it? The answer is Ayurveda, which translated literally from Sanskrit means “knowledge of life.” Ayurveda is the ancient Indian art of healing whose goal is to promote health and encourage vitality, rejuvenation, and long life. Although Indian sages developed Ayurveda thousands of years …

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One surprising kitchen remedy that can stop stress induced heartburn and hyper-acidity

Have you ever felt like you’ve been punched in the stomach on hearing some unexpected but bad news? Maybe your significant other broke up with you on a vacation getaway or your boss fired you after you just met your target. Did you feel a sense of outrage or despair? Can you not stop thinking about and analyzing …

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