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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The Ayurvedic Perspective of Gastritis

The Ayurvedic Perspective of Gastritis

Gastritis, otherwise known as urdhvaga amlapitta in ayurveda is an inflammatory condition of the mucous membrane and glands of the stomach. Pitta types are more prone to this conditions and it is a vitiation of the pitta dosha where stomach acids such as Hydrochloric acid and other digestive enzymes secreted by the stomach become inflamed and results in the increase of these liquid secretions leading to indigestion and symptoms such as, loss of appetite, nausea, headaches, dizziness, vomiting, abdominal pain, heartburn coated tongue, foul breath, increased salivation, sour belching, irritable bowels.

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