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Fighting Inflammation Holistically

As I was diving into ancient knowledge of Ayurveda, I started to realize that these unrealistic lifestyle expectations that we put ourselves into have become something acceptable, undermining the fact that our bodies cannot adapt to the abnormal. Chronic imbalance has become a common situation affecting every cell and its roots caused by daily stress which we try to ignore …

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Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Swirling leaves, animals foraging to prepare for cooler months ahead, children laughing, running, and jumping into piles of fallen leaf litter – these are the images of autumn, the most Vata time of year. In Sanskrit, the root of the word ‘Vata’ means ‘to move’. This time of year summons images that reflect this movement through principles of mobility and …

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Yoga for the Doshas

In Ayurvedic medicine there are three doshas, or energies, that run the human body and mind efficiently. Each dosha correlates with physical, physiological and psychological elements. A person’s bodily dosha and mental dosha may be different, and it changes throughout our lifetime. Ideally, all three doshas are balanced and active. However, as life works, one dosha often dominates the other …

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Grounding with the Root Chakra

What is a Chakra? A chakra is a wheel of energy, originating from ancient Buddhism, Hinduism, and Janism traditions. Overtime, the chakras were narrowed down to seven vital energy centers. Each chakra develops during childhood, from birth to about 7 years old. Different colors, foods, smells, personality traits, and experiences correlate with each chakra. The first chakra, the muladhara chakra, …

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Your Guide To Mindful Eating

We’re in a constant state of multitasking. Between juggling work, family and all that competes for our attention, we often lose focus of our day. Here’s an exercise to test this theory: Where did you eat your last meal? Was it at your computer, in front of the TV, in the car or with your phone? Do you remember how …

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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 …