What’s Your State of Agni?

What’s Your State of Agni?

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 health is not just about...
Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s hot! Across the US we’re experiencing a heat wave; this is the season known in Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine as Late Summer. For many of us the heat can feel both exhausting and irritating. How do we surrender to the heat and support...
10 Fake Healthy Foods to Watch out For!

10 Fake Healthy Foods to Watch out For!

            Healthy living is extremely convoluted these days. With buzz words like “dairy free” and “gluten-free” on the shelves, it makes the buyer think that what they are reaching for is the healthier option. When in fact, it may be just as bad. As individuals we...
Mood and Food Facilitators

Mood and Food Facilitators

Manish Chandra – Ayurvedic Doctor Growing up in Nepal, Manish was exposed to Ayurveda from an early age, creating a foundation for his deep connection to this time tested medical system. He combines the traditional system of Ayurveda with modern biological...
Tips for Cooking at Home

Tips for Cooking at Home

            In Ayurveda, freshly prepared meals contain foods that are whole, living, and fresh from the earth, providing a necessary component for circulation of movement within your body; life force (prana). This energy is ingested in the body ad increases flow of...
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...