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Six Tastes to Satisfy Cravings

Poonam Bhatia

Tags Ayurveda, benefits, Diet, eating, flavors, food, natural medicine, spices, weight loss

Six Tastes to Satisfy Cravings

An Ayurvedic Diet Just as the food pyramid breaks down our diets to make sure that we're getting all of our nutrients, vitamins and minerals, the Ayurvedic diet is also segmented to guarantee that we're eating well-balanced, healthy meals that leave us feeling active and energized. Unlike the traditional food pyramid, Ayurveda's dietary breakdown has one added benefit: it's based on flavors, so it not only guides us to nutritious eating habits, it also helps to satisfy the various cravings we have in between meals. This means that we're more likely to cut out those random snack breaks that throw off...


Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

Poonam Bhatia

Tags ayurveda, diet, eating, fruit, healthy, how-to, lifestyle, organic, plants, skin

Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

  Disastrous Dieting? There are so many different diets out there today! Finding one that suits you and having the willpower to stick to it can be difficult. However, Ayurveda encourages you to reflect on your own unique needs and set realistic diet goals that help you achieve your optimal weight, without sacrificing your health. A plant-based diet is a great way to go about this, since "plant-based" doesn't necessarily mean you have to be 100% vegetarian or vegan. Plant-based diets allow you to choose meals that are heavy in fruits and vegetables, while still incorporating modest amounts of fish and...


5 Healthy oils you should be eating

Poonam Bhatia

Tags ayurveda, diet, eating, healthy, lifestyle, organic

5 Healthy oils you should be eating

5 Oils You Should be Eating   1. Olive Oil: Olive oil has long been praised for its antioxidants and heart healthy properties, however many people are unaware of its low smoke point. Using olive oil in salad dressings and marinades is great, but employing it when cooking with a frying pan or in the oven at high temperatures can lead to the oil becoming carcinogenic.  2. Flaxseed Oil:  Flaxseed oil is loaded with omega-3’s and fiber, and gives food a wonderful nutty flavor. Studies have shown that flaxseed can actually alleviate inflamed intestines, making it a great choice for those with Colitis or Crohn’s...