For those struggling with rheumatoid arthritis, the winter season can magnify the aches and pains associated with this condition. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness, swelling and limited motion and function in many joints. While RA can affect any joint, the
For some reason, avocado often gets a bad rap because of it's rich fat content. Many still think that it'll increase bad cholesterol. Let's try and set the record straight, shall we?
Called Neerabijh in Sanskrit, avocado is often prescribed in Ayurveda for its various healing benefits,
Having enjoyed a beautiful dish of tabouleh last night, I've got parsley on the brain.
I've often praised how good parsley tastes and makes me feel. Containing plenty of vitamins A, B and C, it also provides a healthy dose of calcium, chlorophyll, iron and magnesium.
Among its various
Having a rough time falling asleep as we move into the winter season?
Try this soothing recipe for Golden Milk and sleep soundly throughout the night. Turmeric may not be the first thing you think about to help you sleep, but this is a deliciously soothing remedy that supports healthy digestion,
Aloo Gobi is a classic Ayurvedic recipe and staple in Indian vegetarian cooking that I didn't enjoy much during my youth, but especially enjoy as I gain wisdom.
The spices used in the flavorful dish are the staples of classic Ayurvedic Cooking, as they aid in
As we move into Autumn and look to change our diet to fit the season, cumin seeds or "jeera" as it is called in Hindi, is a great aromatic spice to add to your diet. A common ingredient in Indian cooking, I often add it
As I child, I can remember my paternal grandmother (who lived with us till the ripe age of 96), soaking a handful of almonds in their skins overnight and then inviting me to help her peel them in the am to enjoy with her breakfast
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
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