Nutrition

Healthy and Unhealthy Fats

There is a lot of “jargon” out there about healthy and unhealthy fats. Furthermore, you hear words such as saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, unsaturated, etc and so what do they all really mean? And what do they mean for your health? When it comes to nutrition, regardless of your health goals, most people need at least …

Ayurveda Nutrition

The Six Tastes According to Ayurveda

“There are six Rasas (tastes); sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. When used properly, the body is maintained in a healthy state. Their wrong use results in the vitiation (impairment) of the Doshas.” Charak Samhita, Vimanasthan, 1.4 Diet is essential to the healthy functioning of any physiology. The classic saying, “you are what you …

Ayurveda Nutrition

Weaning your Baby

For many parents, weaning their baby is an exciting time, but yet it can be quite a stressful time as well since each baby is different and there are so many different opinions out there. When my son was just a few months old, I had someone who I just met for the first time …