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How to Beat Brain Fog

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re sitting down and realize you need to get something in the other room. You get up, walk halfway to the other room, then stop dead in your tracks, “what was I going to get?” It happens to all of us from time-to-time, but if you find yourself forgetting often, having a hard time …

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3 Ways to Keep Your Joints Healthy and Young

Two things most, if not all, indigenous civilizations have in common is a lifestyle that is rooted in movement, and a diet that is rich in anti-inflammatory superfoods. Picture tribes of the Amazon, traveling the Amazon River, navigating the rainforests; ancient civilizations in the fertile crescent, squatting in the fields as they farmed and worked the land; Oriental civilizations, with …

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3 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Immune System

The Immune system is the body’s first line of defense against the external environment. While there are several type of immunity, the basic tenet of Ayurveda states that immunity is based on inherited and acquired reserve. This is called ‘vyadhi-kshmatva’ or ‘self-avoidance of disease’. According to the Chakrapannidatta text, this force is ‘a strength within all of us that resists …

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Battle of the Bloat – 5 Ways to Relieve Bloating

Bloating. We’ve all been there, a good meal at a restaurant, a cheat day or just plain old lunch makes us look like we are 6 months pregnant. Affectionately referred to as a food baby, this little baby is no laughing matter. Bloating can come with some major pain and frankly some embarrassment, too. Rock-hard balloon stomach and lots of …

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All About Adrenals

The two adrenal glands, which sit on top of the kidneys, play a strong role when it comes to energy levels and stress. You must admit — energy and stress considerably affect our daily lives! What are the Adrenal Glands? The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system, a messaging structure in our bodies that communicate through hormones. When …

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A Healthy Gut = A Happy You

In Ayurveda, the root of all disease begins in the gut. When one dosha is out of balance (vata (colon), pitta (small intestines), or kapha (stomach)), the first signs and symptoms of imbalance arise in the corresponding organ. From there, if not addressed, imbalances travel through the bloodstream to the most vulnerable organs in the body and take root, causing …