Habits that lead to a weakened digestive fire and rise in toxins

  Habits that lead to a weakened digestive fire and rise in toxins

Diseases don’t form overnight but begin when we are not living aligned to our mind-body type (prakruti). Disease is the result of a collective of irregular diet and lifestyle habits and cumulative patterns that allows ama to form over time and thrive. What are the types of habits that lead to an increase in toxins? Read more …

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How to spot the signs of Digestive Toxins

How to spot the signs of Digestive Toxins

We are what we eat but it’s more accurate to say that we are what we do and don’t digest. Regardless of how healthy we deem our diet to be, if our digestive system is out of whack even healthy foods can become digestive toxins. The gut is the epicentre of both good health and disease.

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Cool off with a tantalising Takra (Ayurvedic Buttermilk)

Cool off with a tantalising Takra (Ayurvedic Buttermilk)

Over the counter probiotics and digestive enzymes are certainly on the rise but I’m not convinced that these are a holistic, balanced or a long term solution. Ayurvedic buttermilk known as takra is a useful refreshing yoghurt-based drink designed to restore a healthy gut microbiome. It was considered to be the divine healer for humans according to (Bhavaprakasha. Ch 6.V.7)

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Detox this Spring with a Mung Bean Soup

Detox this Spring with a Mung Bean Soup

We always turn to soup when we are sick and this is because it provides easy to digest nutrients for the body to heal and replenish. Though there are thousands of delicious soup recipes and all of them hearty and nourishing, the ultimate ‘soup-er’ food in my book is a cleansing mung bean soup. 

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Time to ‘gut’ healthy

Time to ‘gut’ healthy

Yes we are what we eat, but we are also what we don’t digest. What our body fails to process becomes toxic waste matter that resides in the body and contributes to many of our health issues today. From direct digestive issues such as Chrohn’s, IBS, Colitis, leaky gut, stomach ulcers, bloating and gas, constipation, hyperacidity to more chronic health issues of the skin, bone, respiratory and circulatory systems, all diseases starts in the gut.

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