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  • 06-Feb-2011

    Postpartum Cocoon

    The First 40 Days of Life

    Few things in life redefine a woman as intensely and rapidly as having a baby. Not only does birth bring a child, sensitive and new, into the world, but it also marks a rebirth for the mother...

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  • 26-Dec-2010

    Ten Steps to Vitality

    Ayurvedic Daily Routine

    One of the healthiest things you can do for yourself is establish a daily routine that aligns with your particular constitution and with the forces of nature. According to Ayurveda...

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  • 12-Dec-2010

    Perks on Your Period

    Go with the Flow

    Your moon cycle is a time of month to be honored, revered and respected, even though many women dread the bleeding part of their period.

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  • 21-Nov-2010

    Favorite Things

    Abundance of Choice

    You’ve made it through the seasonal transitions; your body is adjusting to colder weather. Why not take advantage of this lull-before-the-storm of the holiday season to form some new eating habits?

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  • 31-Oct-2010

    A Gut Feeling

    Boost Your Immunity

    Auto-immune conditions are a relatively new diagnosis in the past 50 years. Many people suffer unnecessarily from pain and inflammation. The good news is that improving the health...

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  • 12-Sep-2010

    The How of Eating

    Mindfulness at Mealtimes

    It is not only what you eat, but how you eat that has a profound effect on your health and wellness. Much of our modern lives revolve around convenience and the pressure for personal productivity...

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  • 15-Aug-2010

    Gung-Ho for Garlic

    The King of Herbs

    Garlic is one of the most ancient remedies in the history of humankind. A potent herb revered by many cultures, garlic is used traditionally...

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  • 25-Jul-2010

    Fire In Your Belly

    Detox with Radish and Breathing

    Feeling down? You may be suffering from toxins in your blood. Eating a diet full of meat, sugar and processed foods pollutes your blood...

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  • 13-Jun-2010

    Your Yogic Diet

    Foods to Increase Your Flexibility

    A diet promoting a healthy body and mind is vital to living your yoga. Your body and mind perform best when fueled by healthy and satisfying foods.

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  • 23-May-2010

    Cultivating Kids

    Inspiring a Love for Veggies

    Are you one of the millions of parents that have to bribe your kids to eat veggies? Getting your kid to eat green things can be impossible or easy, depending...

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  • 02-May-2010

    Comfortable Food

    What Does Your Soul Want to Eat?

    Think for a moment of a food from your past, one that makes you feel great after you eat it for no specific reason.

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  • 11-Apr-2010

    You Snooze, You Win

    Ayurvedic Sleep Tips

    With so many technological distractions and a culture of over-stimulation, sometimes our nervous systems just can't calm down.

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  • 04-Apr-2010

    Flourishing Flora

    Your Inner Culture

    Ancient cultures recognized that many diseases begins in the colon and developed different ways to keep the colon healthy...

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  • 28-Feb-2010

    Nature's Gold

    Honey, I'm Home

    If an apple a day keeps the doctor away and a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, then raw honey is a blissfully sweet preventative miracle!

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  • 14-Feb-2010

    Stoke Your Fire

    Ayurvedic Breakfast

    Is your digestion as good as it could be? According to Ayurveda, the physical root of all disease is improper digestion.

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  • 07-Feb-2010

    The Golden Healer

    Terrific Turmeric

    Turmeric has been recognized by yogis and Ayurvedic healers since ancient times for its many healing properties. Grown mainly in India, turmeric is a close cousin to ginger root.

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  • 27-Dec-2009

    The Wonder Spice

    Do it Gingerly

    Ginger promotes health and healing in many ways, according to Ayurvedic and Chinese herbalists. It strengthens the nervous and immune systems, restores sexual energy, helps with bronchial problems...

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  • 13-Dec-2009

    Resistance is Not Futile

    Beat the Holiday Sugar Urge

    Over the holidays it’s easy to fall into the trap of refined sugar and starches. It’s not always easy to switch gears...

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  • 08-Nov-2009

    A Dash of Divinity

    The Yogi's Secret Ingredient

    Have you ever noticed that even when the freshest ingredients are used in cooking and the recipe is followed perfectly, sometimes, somehow that dish doesn’t come out quite right?

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  • 13-Sep-2009

    Eat Well to Be Well

    Yogic Survival Ingredients

    Yogic cooking is based on a very simple truth: "We are what we eat." We are what we allow into ourselves: the food we eat, the things we hear, the thoughts...

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