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Get to Know Your Capsule From the Inside Out

YouVeda™ Ayurvedic General Support Blend 3 Vegetarian Capsules A unique and intelligent combination of Ayurvedic herbs to support cognitive function, stress, adrenal health, digestion, and immunity.   YouVeda™ Multi-Vitamin 1 Delayed Release Vegetarian Capsule YouVeda Multi-Vitamin- containing readily absorbed vitamins, healthy fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals all in a sustained release capsule for overall body support.   YouVeda™ GI Enzyme …

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The Six Tastes of Ayurveda

What is the best meal you’ve ever eaten? Imagine it now: what do you see, what do you smell, what do you taste? Taste has a strong pull for humans. We have emotional connections to tastes; your mom’s chocolate chip cookies she always made for your birthday, the taste of the Brussels sprouts your grandma made you eat against your …

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How Autumn Affects Our Body

Autumn conjures visions of golden foliage, cozy sweaters, crisp weather and spiced apple cider. Grocery stores are abundant with the harvest of autumn crops, temperatures become more comfortable and routines become more normalized as work ramps up and the kids are back to school. As idyllic as this all sounds, autumn is a time of change for both the earth …

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Ayurvedic Routines: Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is the process of swishing oil in your mouth to promote oral hygiene and overall health. Using oil to cleanse the mouth reduces bacteria which helps to improve the breath, protect the gums, prevent tooth decay and cavities. It may also whiten the teeth, especially if coconut oil is used. Ayurveda recommends incorporating the practice of oil pulling …

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Ayurvedic Routines: Tongue Scraping

When I was little, I learned to brush my teeth morning and night with an action figure tooth brush and candy flavored toothpaste. It became a right-of-passage to do so on my own. Yet, although I brushed flossed, and rinsed, I was skipping an important step in cleaning my entire mouth: tongue scraping. I first learned about tongue scraping from …

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Three Yoga Poses for Bloating

Everyone can relate to feeling bloated from time-to-time. Poor diet, not properly chewing our food during rushed meals, lack of exercise, busy lifestyles, and stress all compromise the digestive system. For many of us, being bloated isn’t an occasional occurrence; it is a daily discomfort. Yoga is useful for connecting the breath and the body. By slowing down the mind …

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Spotlight on Ashwaghanda

Maybe you’ve heard of ashwaghanda before; maybe it is a staple in your diet; or maybe, like a large majority, you’re not even sure how to pronounce it. Ashwaganda and other adaptogenic herbs and medicinal mushrooms have gained attention in recent years, and for good reason. Despite what the dusts, potions, and tonics across your social media feed may lead …

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The Warming Ayurvedic Diet in the Summer Months

Maintaining a Warming Diet in the Warming Months While the Ayurveda approach to diet varies with the body types – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – one feature remains consistent: Ayurveda, as a whole, encourages consuming warming foods. Spicy turmeric lattes trump vibrant green juice and grounding kitchari and soups are advocated over cold, raw salads. Although these suggestions may sound …

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What is Candida and How Can Ayurveda Help?

According to Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine and nutrition, you are not what you eat; you are what you digest. Essential to the process of digestion are the fungi in the mouth and intestine. These fungi, including the fungi Candida, are necessary to break down food and help the body absorb nutrients. However, there is a delicate balance when …

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Beating Sugar

When I found out my husband was a Faithless Bastard after three decades of marriage, it was sugar, beautiful sugar, that pulled me through. I felt sad all the time, but an entire container of Talenti gelato made me feel instantly better, and conveniently replaced my need for love and sex. “You deserve this,” it comforted me. I could feel …