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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

A common thought is… “How am I going to stay healthy on my vacation?” That question is more common than you’d think. I’m a big fan of countries like Indonesia and India and keeping healthy is extremely important over there. While traveling, you are exposed to many new bugs that your body isn’t used to, as well as different food …

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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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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 …