Why do we get fat? And why does it seem like its so easy? The answer isn’t about calories, it’s actually related to your digestion and your hormones.Read More
Dieting implies restrictions, calorie counting, limiting yourself (and being miserable) when the focus should actually be on nourishing your body and doing everything you can to ensure it runs efficiently, which in my practice is how I define health.Read More
Fat has never been about burning calories. It is related to something else completely different, and when you know what it is, you’ll know how to effectively manage excess weight in the healthiest of ways, regardless of your body type.Read More
Your belly’s internal fire is what preps anything you eat or drink for digestion. The stronger the fire, the more efficiently you’ll absorb and transform your bevs or food into nutrients, tissues & ultimately into energy.
Drinking with your meals dilutes this fire significantly, but drinking iced beverages with your meal puts the fire out completely.
What does this mean in terms of your health?
Yerba Mate gives me life. Coffee people will understand; It’s the very first thing I think about and I’m boiling water before I even open my eyes. It’s what I sip on while I make breakfast and get my day started. And in the afternoon. And if I need to focus or get anything done. And anytime, really.Read More
Remember that time you licked a purple lolly pop and it turned your tongue purple? This same dye also got into your soft tissues, making everything internal purple and creating new proteins your body may not have recognized. This may have creating food reactions, food sensitivities and even turned on an autoimmune response. Food dye is everywhere. So what can you do? And how can you heal your system if you are exposed to it?Read More
Eggs symbolize new life and new beginnings, which is why they are traditionally used for Easter and to represent Spring. They were formally forbidden during the Lenten season, so people would decorate and paint them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, enjoying them on Easter as a celebration! They are also incredibly nutritious.Read More
Plants have a natural defense system, and so do humans! We have personalities just like plants do (chili's are spicy for example) and matching our food's properties to our own natures is important to maintain proper balance. So which one of the body types should avoid eating spicy foods?Read More
Wouldn't it be great if you intuitively knew what to do to feel healthier, to get rid of your uncomfortable symptoms, and to finally feel really great? There are a lot of confusing trends and contradicting info out there and it can be hard to distinguish what to do next. Fortunately, there's a new program that is redefining health, literally. I'm not going to tell you what to do, I'm going to teach you how to think.Read More
We are officially in summer and the heat is on! Sunburned skin is on the horizon as your body naturally heats up, your skin will start to dry out and lose its natural suppleness. 🌵Fortunately there is an easy way to hydrate your largest organ AND cool down from this LA summer with a simple practice that also happens to offer a multitude of benefits.Read More
Have you ever noticed that everything in nature is perfect? Repeating patterns, flowing waves, even the way flower petals unfold is synchronistic and mirrors every other flower around it. Have you ever thought about how this synchronicity relates to your health?Read More
Sleep is when your body repairs itself. It's the only chance your body has to replenish, create new cells, restore energy, rest your tissues and regenerate itself. Not enough / too little / interrupted / or sleeping at the wrong times messes with every single mechanism in your body.Read More
There's a lot of hype going on lately about "detoxing," but do these programs actually work? What's the real deal behind detoxing and why is it important to eat clean? Find out here.Read More
Watching your pony tail thin out can be the most frustrating feeling for a gal. Fortunately, there are a few tricks to not only help your hair stop falling out so quickly but also help it grow back a little faster.Read More
Did you even know we had a national watermelon day? [Me neither!] Here are a few good reasons why you should to pick up one to celebrate with today.Read More
Fertility health is important for both men and women wishing to start a family. There are many possible causes of infertility, from toxins in our environment, to high levels of stress in daily life, to systems that govern reproduction being out of balance due to improper lifestyle, or genetic predisposition. Ayurveda offers solutions to bolster our reproductive capacity.Read More
Does your energy plummet mid day? Do you find yourself reaching for caffeine, carbs or sugar for an energy boost? The answer actually lies in stabilizing your blood sugar. Here are a few tips on how to successfully dodge the Afternoon Sleepy Feeling.Read More
We are made of the same stuff, but how this "stuff" show up in us [the elements] varies to determine our own personal constitution.Read More
Vitamin waters and fresh squeezed juices are all the rage right now. The problem with them is that the enzymes and bio-availability of the vitamins have a time limit, so by the time they reach you, they might not be as beneficial as you are paying for them to be. Here's an awesome alternative.Read More
Our breath is the first thing to go when we get excited, when we get scared, when we are stressed, when we get distracted.. It is at the forefront of the things that keep us alive however and therefore is something we should make an effort to pay more attention to. (just try going without taking a breath for a few minutes..)Read More