10 Tips for Healthy Eating

10 Tips for Healthy Eating

Food is one of the sources of prana, our vital energy. When we eat wholesome food, it is digested and metabolized to form the bodily tissues and gives us strength, immunity, and luster. But if the food is not properly digested, it disturbs all the doshas, and...
Got Water?

Got Water?

  How much water should you drink in a day? There isn’t a simple answer to this question that applies for everyone. Individual needs vary. You need more water depending on your constitution (people of pitta prakruti tend to feel hotter, sweat more, and feel...
Gifts From Nature

Gifts From Nature

Indian Superfoods. By Rujuta Diwekar. Published by Westland Ltd. Paperback, 174 pages. You have probably read about superfoods that will boost your health. Blueberries, kale, almonds, broccoli, sweet potato, goji berries, and many more are roundly praised. While these...
The Skinny on a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet

The Skinny on a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet

There is an urban legend that the Indian diet is rich in fat. When you think of desi cuisine it brings up images of deep-fried pooris and sautéed vegetables floating in oil. It is further assumed that this fat-rich diet contributes to the high prevalence of heart...
The Skinny on a Low Carb, High Fat Diet

The Skinny on a Low Carb, High Fat Diet

There is an urban legend that the Indian diet is rich in fat. When you think of desi cuisine it brings up images of deep-fried pooris and sautéed vegetables floating in oil. It is further assumed that this fat-rich diet contributes to the high prevalence of heart...