Levitating Monkey: First off, congratulations on your latest collection of poems, "Saris and a Single Malt" being released and going on to become #1 on Amazon’s Asian American poetry list! I was deeply moved by your poignant collection of poems about your mom, your personal journey through grieving, and
Looking for some new healthy seasonal recipes to spice up your mornings as we go into the Fall? Try this great Ayurvedic recipe of stewed apples and pears to get you going.
According to Ayurveda, most sweet, juicy fruits act as great cleansers to the
A good friend of mine recently had an annual physical and was told that he needed to lower his cholesterol. Upon getting his test results, he asked me if I could offer him any Ayurvedic and Yogic tips to help him reduce cholesterol, while not having
I’ve been on a ginger kick as of late. Happens every month or so, as I always forget all the amazing healing properties this spice has. An Ayurvedic staple and key ingredient in many Indian dishes, ginger is known for its medicinal properties. Anti-cancer being a
Having recently left NYC for the Adirondack Coast and feeling like a little fish in a big pond, I'm convinced that there are more and more mosquitoes on the prowl, looking for innocent victims to support their next meal. There's nothing worse than getting bitten
As we head into late summer, we're heading into prime pomegranate season. A great time to enjoy this superfood that packs plenty of vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber and potassium.
In Ayurveda, there is an old adage, "ek anar, saw bimar" which translates to mean "one pomegranate
Levitating Monkey: What lead you to combine your expertise in Neurology with your proficiency in Ayurvedic wellness programs to develop tailored health plans for your clients?
Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary: I became a patient and once I was on the other side of the stethoscope, my
I’ve been on a juice kick lately. Not a bad thing I suppose, as Spring is a good time to balance Kapha energy. (Spring is Kapha season). When our Kapha is out of sync, it shows up as weight gain, allergies, sluggishness, and water retention.
Levitating Monkey: Having started your career as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1987, what lead you to the field of Ayurvedic Medicine in 1991?
Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Shiva): I went into Chiropractic as a part of my search to understand the cause of disease and suffering
A very common Ayurvedic practice in India, is the daily ritual of ushapan, (drinking one litre of water first thing in the morning). The ideal time to do ushapan is before sunrise, immediately after waking up and before brushing your teeth. Yes, before brushing your teeth is