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Gut Health According to Ayurveda

By |2024-02-03T19:01:49+00:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gut Health According to Ayurveda In Ayurveda, it’s not what we eat that matters most but what we digest is key! How do you improve digestion? In this blog post, I share some Ayurvedic tips to regulate gut health. The understanding of agni or Ayurvedic digestion comes in handy here as well as the concept of [...]

What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda?

By |2023-09-21T03:00:49+00:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda? When I hear someone say, “Suddenly, my father, brother, sister, mother, partner, or friend died of a heart attack,” I listen compassionately but don’t necessarily agree. When they are ready to listen, I remind that Ayurveda will tell you that most diseases don’t happen overnight. There [...]

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods

By |2023-12-04T02:00:03+00:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: ayurveda, Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods Incompatible foods wreak havoc on our mind-body eventually. Ever drink banana milkshake and feel congested or stuffy? Milk which contains lactogen and certain fruits, such as bananas, which also contain common allergen may aggravate an asthmatic attack. Did your grandma remind you to not mix dairy and fish together? Milk is cold [...]

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health

By |2022-10-14T01:31:01+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health Did you know that several diseases and health conditions begin in the gut? Ayurveda teaches us that the health of our digestive system is the singular most important factor that determines our health and wellbeing in the long term. The same way as western medicine reminds us [...]

What is Ama in Ayurveda?

By |2022-10-14T01:33:23+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Ama in Ayurveda? The other day, a client asked me about, ama, a unique concept in Ayurveda. "Ms. Vikram, what is ama? What does it do? Why does it ammeter?" In Sanskrit, ama means toxin or undigested metabolic waste. Ama translates literally to mean things like “unripe,” “uncooked,” “raw,” “immature,” or “undigested.”[1] What causes ama? There are [...]

What is Agni according to Ayurveda?

By |2023-12-04T02:19:24+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Agni according to Ayurveda? It is crucial to understand the role of Agni in Ayurveda and its impact on our bodies. In Sanskrit, our digestive fire, is known as agni, and it is responsible for transforming the food and beverages that we intake. Agni also absorbs, assimilates, and converts the food into energy. It regulates the body temperature. [...]

What is an Ayurvedic Diet?

By |2023-09-09T18:40:00+00:00September 18th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What is an Ayurvedic Diet? Ayurveda is one of the oldest healthcare systems to originate from India. Ayurveda focuses on eating in a way that we can prevent diseases and promote longevity. It’s a living science that honors your age, your doshas, your geographic location, your agnibala (strength of digestive fire), your metabolism, season, your prakruti (constitution), [...]

Natural remedies for acid reflux/GERD, based in Ayurveda

By |2022-10-14T01:07:02+00:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Natural remedies for acid reflux/GERD, based in Ayurveda Acid reflux disease - also called Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which acidic digestive juices from the stomach move up into the esophagus (food pipe). The stomach normally secretes acid that is essential to the digestive process. When there is excess production of acid in the stomach, [...]

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet

By |2023-09-09T18:52:53+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet My husband and I recently traveled to Newfoundland in Canada. This part of the country has nature caressing it from every angle. Despite being happily layered between mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and the cooler temperatures (I wore a windbreaker on some days and hoodie everyday), I felt a lot of aggravated [...]

Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality

By |2023-09-09T18:57:16+00:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality Ayurveda is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Ayurveda also translates to knowledge of life. It is one of the oldest healthcare systems to originate in the Indian subcontinent. Ayurvedic eating focuses on consuming in a way that [...]

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