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Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices. The resulting dish is called “raita,” and there are dozens of de…

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The Best Yoga For Your Ayurvedic Body Type

As inspiring and lofty as yoga can be, fundamentally yoga is a practical path that is applicable only to the present moment. Your state of awareness, moment by moment, is where yoga really happens. Yo…

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15 Amazing Benefits of Ghee

Modern science now verifies what Ayurvedic health science has said for thousands of years: Ghee has a host of health and cooking benefits and is good for the mind and spirit. I consider ghee -- a f…

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The Truth about Character ‘Flaws’

On Saturday night, I was sitting around the house in my pajamas watching Battlestar Galactica - yes, that's how fabulous my life is - and I decided to call one of my oldest friends. I love talking wit…

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Rose Petal Jam Recipe

Rose is the flower of love, fragrance, and beauty. The rose is often prized for its aesthetic value, but it has amazing medicinal value, too. The recipe below is Rose Gulkand, which means rose peta…

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6 Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

You hear a deep, husky voice nearby, and start to wonder if Gotham City's very own Batman is in the room with you, but alas, no. It's your roommate, or family member, or spouse, or someone standing ne…

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Ayurvedic Nutrition

In Maharishi Ayurveda (Sanskrit--Ayus "life," and Veda "knowledge" or "science," hence "the science of life" or "the knowledge of life span"), a balanced diet does not revolve around fats, carbohydr…

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Knowing Your Body Type

Knowing your body type is essential to understanding yourself. When you find out what is actually going on inside you, you will no longer be bound by society's notions of what you should be doing, sa…

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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5 Fixes for Untying the Knots of a Nervous Stomach

Author Conni Kunzler educates us about the need to be implementing Ayurveda recommendations in the everyday food that we eat. She narrates that Ayurveda suggests eating your biggest meal at midday whe…

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