Pranayama Practice

Pranayama Practice – Anuloma Viloma

-Pranayama Practice- Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anuloma Viloma): It is recommended to begin Pranayama practice with “alternate nostril breathing” and basic “breath awareness.” This pranayama practice is about breathing through alternate nostrils of the nose. Another name of this...

Ayurveda and Cacao

Interview with Sahara Rose,  Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist CACAO, PITTA ENHANCING Question: Medicinal Foods has delicious herbal chocolate products. The over arching ingredient in these products is of course the cacao. What are the effects of cacao on the body in relation to...

Knowing Your Body Type

Interview with Sahara Rose, Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist TRUSTING YOUR BODY'S WISDOM Wisdom of the Body, Alignment & Harmony Sahara: It’s really important for people to know what is going on with their specific bodies according to their environment, the weather, their...

Avocado for beauty, health, and wellness

Health Benefits from Everyday Foods

Loaded with Fiber, Vitamin C, Protein and Antioxidants, these following foods should be stocked in your kitchen to ensure you are receiving health benefits from everyday consumption. Ginger Health Benefits: Ginger Contains Gingerol, a Substance With Powerful Medicinal Properties ...

Natural remedies for cold and flu

Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

Winter will be here before we know it and with the cooler temperatures and snowy days approaching we are also headed into the cold and flu season! Prevent yourself from getting sick this time of year and prepare your body using the following natural remedies for cold and flu season. Gargle...

Top Medicinal Foods for Your Diet

Top Medicinal Foods for Your Diet

"You are what you eat" is a saying that's been around for quite some time, fighting with minds and bodies on what to eat (and not eat) to make one look and feel good. As you consume food not only is your inner body affected, but the outer fabrics of your body as well. Nutritionist's have...

Minerals for raw natural beauty

Why Raw Food Enhances Our Skin

Natural beauty can be strengthened by the amount of minerals we consume throughout our bodies, and considering 95 percent of our body is constantly interacting with minerals, we all have a good chance of enhancing our natural beauty everyday. The only problem is several individuals are...

How to Eat Organic on a Budget

How to Eat Organic on a Budget

Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially when you're purchasing Organic items for you and your family every week. Places like Whole Foods can sure put a dent in your wallet, but that shouldn't steer your shopping cart away from making healthy meal choices. Instead use the following tips to...

How to Eat Healthy at a Restaurant

How to Eat Healthy at a Restaurant

Accept that dinner invitation tonight with friends and family and stop holding yourself back from a night out just because you are afraid of what the restaurant menu has to offer. Instead, get excited and be happy that you can now eat healthy at a restaurant, especially with the help of the...

How to Read Organic and Conventional Food Labels

How to Read Organic and Conventional Food Labels

Reading nutrition labels has become more misleading these days, with serving sizes confusing consumers into believing they’re eating less food,((http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/08/cspi-says-serving-sizes-mislead-consumers/#.Vfcu951Vikp)) while consumers struggle to identify the difference...

Cordyceps Superfood: Wild or Cultivated? You Decide.

You probably could get a good deal from this guy at Yak square in Gyegu Town, the biggest Cordyceps sinensis market in Yushu. Or you could poach along with other Tibetans from May to July in Bhutan's Jigme Dorji National Park. However the eager over-harvesting is having its impact on the...