Ayurvedic Wisdom for Seasonal Transition

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Seasonal Transition

Here in the Western Hemisphere we are in the period of late summer moving into the cooler season of autumn. In many parts of the country it’s still quite hot, but the waning light is noticeable. Some of the leaves and colors are changing around us into more muted and...
5 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

5 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

            Summer is classified in Ayurveda as Pitta season, with the main elements of fire and water at play. The heat, the long days with bright sun, and the sharp intensity define the Pitta season. Pitta is understood as the digestive fire or metabolism, as it is...
Elements in Food

Elements in Food

            At the basis of Ayurveda are the four elements; water, air, earth, and fire. These elements hold numerous different qualities. Air is quick moving and tends to be cold but is also necessary to move oxygen through our bodies. Water is moist, clear, and...
Rasa: Tastes and Cravings

Rasa: Tastes and Cravings

            When making the shift to healthier eating, many people may experience cravings, especially when you are removing sugar and empty carbs from your diet. Sugar and simple carbs create signals in your brain and become addictive, so that when you remove them,...