You will probably agree, there are very few fruits or veggies that taste good AND are just as healthy for the body. One such food is the creamy nutty textured avocado. And here’s something that you probably didn’t know about avocado, which happens to be family favorite and an all-purpose ingredient that can single-handedly flipJune, 10 2020
Did you know that even people with a lean physique can get a fatty liver? And did you know liver regulates levels of ammonia and plasma glucose that affects your brain function directly? Roughly 80-100 million Americans have fatty liver disease, and most of them do not even know it. The disease can impair absorptionApril, 06 2020
The world is in a lock down, well almost. Work from home as well as work for home is keeping us on our toes and social distancing has made sure we get zero parlor time. We are left to our own devices as far as skin care is concerned. You may think, staying at homeMarch, 30 2020
As people transition to alternative medicine for treating various lifestyle disorders and ailments, the modern world has a lot to thank Ayurveda for. Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old science of health and wellness that holds secrets to living in harmony with nature and one’s body and mind by bringing balance to the three main bio energiesOctober, 25 2019
Now there is enough scientific evidence to the old wives’ tale that says, what you eat shows up on your face. The skin, after all, is the largest organ in your body. You follow a particular diet if your liver is weak or you have a heart condition or if your kidneys do not functionAugust, 23 2019
Why are some people more prone to weight gain than others while there are others who eat all they want and do not add a pound? Is sweet bad for everyone? What explains some people’s disposition to anger, calmness or lethargy? The answer lies in this Ayurvedic term-Prakruti. Our body type, moods, personality traits andAugust, 11 2019
Do you work out a lot and still see no significant social-media-post worthy improvement, while your friend hogs and still manages to take the lean road? Constipation, fatigue, headache are few of the other signs of a poor metabolism or low basal metabolic rate. Metabolism measures how fast do you burn the calories you consumeMay, 28 2019
Indigestion can singularly ruin your day at work or steal from you a good night’s sleep, apart from draining your energy. While an occasional heavy meal or food poisoning can be culprits behind indigestion, there are other factors, according to Ayurveda, that can cause a persistent problem of indigestion. We share remedies that use ingredientsMay, 22 2019
You may have put enough harmful chemicals in your hair to find hair growth, luster and noticeable volume and may have ended up causing more damage to your hair. We asked our Ayurveda experts about the top 5 medicinal herbs that must be part of your hair oiling routine to undo the damage and giveMarch, 06 2019
Let me guess. You are on your way to work and chance upon the smooth, lush thick locks of this woman sitting next to you on the subway and wonder how she got it done. Here you are, tired of having tried every trick in the book, every chemical-laden hair treatment to deal with frizzyFebruary, 22 2019
An important indicator of your health is a sharpened intellect, focused mind, clarity of thought and an ease of being. In Ayurveda, all the three Doshas or bio elements have a role to play in the brain functions. For example, Vata governs how fast you learn and perceive, Kapha regulates memory and Pitta makes sureFebruary, 11 2019
Do not let the polar vortex get the better of you as temperatures plunge below zero. We totally understand what your health and beauty concerns could be and we are here to help you glide through these freezing months. Your annual winter wellness guide is here! Harsh winters can cause an imbalance of melanin inFebruary, 05 2019
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