Health & Wellness

Fun Activities To Do With The Whole Family

Fun Activities To Do With The Whole Family

  We can bicker about the Bay Area’s changing landscape all day long, but we all agree that our swath of California has so much to offer. From inspiring natural scenery and classic institutions to new traditions and only-in-S.F. events, the Bay Area has...
Early Morning Routine Ayurveda Style

Early Morning Routine Ayurveda Style

Just as a city dweller looks after his city; just as a charioteer maintains his chariot; so too should a wise man be vigilant in the care of his own body. Thus, Guru Punarvasu Atreya sums up the importance of a healthy daily regimen in Charaka Samhita, a...
Stop Heart Health Risks From Creeping Upwards

Stop Heart Health Risks From Creeping Upwards

When I was a 35-year-old man, I thought I was going to live forever, as so many of us do at that age. But that changed as I grew older and suddenly, here I am in my fifties. My knees hurt a little, my back aches, I put on some weight, and I became much more aware of...
Easy Steps To A Healthier Life

Easy Steps To A Healthier Life

  I am a 57 year-old grandmother of four delightful and energetic elementary school-aged grandchildren. My husband and I visited our daughters’ families in the Bay Area recently. This visit was memorable because it was life changing. I learned to make healthy...
Why Is Coconut Oil Good For You?

Why Is Coconut Oil Good For You?

Let’s understand why we do what we do – you cannot walk in a grocery store these days without seeing a jar of coconut oil – it’s everywhere. In India, many have always used coconut oil in their cooking, probably without stopping to think about...
South Asian Heart Health: Increased Risks Explained

South Asian Heart Health: Increased Risks Explained

Julie Beck tells us that throughout much of history the heart was the essence of what made humans human. We use heart metaphors very often: “he has a heart of stone,” or a “heart of a lion,” or a “heart of gold.”’  She “poured her heart out.”‘“He broke my heart.” We...