Counterintuitive?  Yes.  True?  Yes. There has been a great deal written in the press recently about how eating fat won't make you fat. One of the biggest misconceptions in the last 30 – 40 years in the general media is that fat makes you fat. Our...

Ayurvedic solutions for tired eyes   If you are tired of puffiness, dark circles, and crow’s feet, the following Ayurvedic remedies can soothe and rejuvenate the skin around your eyes. Often the first part of the body to show signs of aging, the skin around the eyes has...

Seasonal Cleansing :  An Ayurvedic Perspective.  Welcome Summer with a Healthy Mind and Body This morning’s air was still crisp as I walked out the front door and took my first deep breath, but by mid-day sunshine warms the earth quickly.  Summer is here, and it’s...

Wow!!  Apologies for not updating my Blog until today.  Four days of standing on your feet, even for the healthiest and fittest among us can take its toll!! Here are the highlights: Meet the dancing girls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ujg9KOeL27Q Unciorns Friends of Unicorns Gorgeous Girls with Gorgeous Greens Mind Body Spirit Well Being Festival...

Kitcheri   4 SERVINGS - Cooking time: 35 minutes Kitcheri provides solid nourishment while allowing the body to devote energy to healing. You can safely subsist on kitcheri anytime in order to build vitality and strength as it helps balance all three doshas. For restless vata, the warm...

5 Simple Ways to deal with Stress are in your Belly and a healthy gut bacteria Your belly is at the centre of all your body systems and its health can influence how we feel and react to stress. Looking after your belly can have huge...

Asparagus is THE superfood – I just get so excited about it.  It’s like Christmas day all over again when the first bunches of asparagus arrive at my local Green grocers. One of the things I love about British asparagus is that it’s seasonal, fresh...

8 Healthful Ways To Detox from Winter Believe it or not, the warmer weather is now fast approaching, and the first hint of spring often inspires us to get back on the health track.  It’s time to renew your intention (sankalpa) to get back into your...

Top Foods that Improve the Quality of Your Hair … While all the secrets to healthy hair haven’t been figured out, scientists have identified a handful of nutrients that relate to hair health in some way or another. Include foods with these nutrients in your diet,...

An Easy Fermented Vegetable Recipe To Heal Your Gut You've probably heard a lot about probiotics, and their gut-healing powers. But you should also know that making your own naturally probiotic foods is surprisingly simple. When I first started my journey into exploring the Mind Body Gut...