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How the Elements Combine to Form Pitta and Tips for Staying Balanced

Pitta | Fire & Water Imagine summer. Warm, humid days full of sunlight, birdsong, verdant hills and forests, ripe berries, and cool breezes. Summer is Pitta in action – the season of Pitta in its ultimate expression. Intuitively, as Pitta is all about activity, action, metabolism, it makes sense – fruits and vegetables are growing, ripe for harvest, the long …

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What to Eat for your Dosha

Three energies (aka doshas) swirl together, fusing the world as it is. These three energies not only structure a balanced planet – but they also construct YOU! This information is the basis of Ayurveda, which was written in the Vedas thousands of years ago. What Am I Made Of? Remember the five elements that create nature? Air, water, earth, fire …

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How to Balance Your Dosha For Better Sleep

Sleep. It’s one of the most important protective processes our body goes through — just as important as eating! Sleep is crucial for our bodies to rest, rejuvenate and detoxify. Not getting enough sleep can lead to a whole host of problems, including poor immunity, issues with concentration, alertness and a build-up of waste materials and toxins (ama) in the …

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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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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 …

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How to Manage Indigestion

You might as well have swallowed a cinder block. That mystery meat sandwich from the cafeteria is sitting in your stomach like a ten-pound hunk of marble, refusing to be digested, refusing to move along and leaving you with a bellyful of discomfort. Lots of things can cause indigestion: eating too much too fast, eating spicy or fatty foods, even …

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Why is Turmeric So Good For You?

Turmeric is really having its moment. From skincare to golden lattes (seriously, even Starbucks attempted their own turmeric drink), turmeric is a hot commodity. This spice, once only found in Indian cooking, has emerged in the west as the latest health craze with a long list of benefits to back it up. But what makes turmeric so beneficial, and is …

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