Just Say No to Allergy Season

Just Say No to Allergy Season

Photo by Karolina Grabowska. Ayurveda is an ancient science that is deeply integrated with the cycles of the seasons. Nature and the body are deeply connected: the activity in your gut and the activity in the soil involve and depend on each other…. Both intertwine...
The 3 Nyāyas (Laws of Nutrition)

The 3 Nyāyas (Laws of Nutrition)

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  In Ayurveda there are three laws that govern nutrition and they are called the nyāyas. Everything we consume must be digested, broken down, assimilated and absorbed at a cellular level in order for proper nourishment to take place. Different...
What’s Your State of Agni?

What’s Your State of Agni?

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  In Ayurveda, our state of health depends mostly on the condition of our Agni (digestive fire). Looking at the state of our Agni is usually the first thing to address in our healing and will be the most important thing in our longevity. Good...
Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

            Leaky gut affects a large number of people around the world although some health professionals do not recognize it as a serious health problem. Leaky gut is the depletion of the mucous lining within the intestinal wall that prevents larger particles,...
Summertime Treats

Summertime Treats

            In Ayurveda, warm weather calls for cooling foods. What are foods that most of us crave in summer? Ice cream, popsicles, and frozen beverages are among the most popular. Although it is totally okay to indulge in these sometimes, finding better alternatives...
How to Eat a Balanced Diet

How to Eat a Balanced Diet

            Diets do not work. The world is full of misinformation regarding fad diets that simply are not kind to the human body. They all are based in some kind of evidence or theory, but the fact of the matter is that every person is biologically made different;...