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Monthly Archives: June 2011
  • Natural Skin Remedies Are the Key to Younger-Looking Skin

    Achieving younger-looking skin that exudes a wonderful healthy glow is a matter of caring for it from the inside as well as on the outside. The four key elements of skin care, according to Maharishi Ayurveda, are nourishment, rehydration, detoxification and stress removal. By looking at natural skin remedies for each of these elements, you can begin to transform your skin for the better.

    Nourishment

    The best way to nourish your skin is to follow a skin-friendly diet. This includes lots of sweet juicy fruits, multiple grains, a wide variety of cooked vegetables and light, easy-to-digest …


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  • Natural Healing Remedies Make Dealing with Stress Easier

    Dealing with stress can be a stressful experience in itself. Whether it is related to work, personal life, health or a specific life experience, knowing how to relieve stress is not always a straightforward process. As the fast-paced, competitive modern world puts increasingly tough demands on everybody, a growing number of people find themselves suffering from stress-related health problems, including insomnia, anxiety and depression. More and more people are trying to juggle work with family life, and feeling the pressure to excel in every aspect of their lives, which can lead to a huge …


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  • Boost Your Sugar Metabolism with Natural Herbal Remedies

    When you eat, the energy from the food is turned into the fuel your body needs to stay healthy and strong. This process is known as sugar metabolism. In many people, however, this transformation isn’t as effective as it could be. Maharishi Ayurveda practitioners believe that this is due to a Kapha dosha imbalance, combined with a sedentary lifestyle. Using natural herbal remedies to create a Kapha balance can kick start the metabolic process.

    First of all, how do you know if you have a Kapha dosha imbalance? Some people are more likely to have more Kapha in their mind/body makeup; these …


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  • How to use Ayurvedic Food choices to Stay Healthy this Winter

    Each season we pass through is linked to an Ayurvedic Mind-Body type, or “Dosha”. Spring links to Kapha, Summer with Pitta and Winter with Vata. These respective Doshas have a tendency to increase during their associated season - the heat of summer tends to push the Pitta in us, whilst a cold and windy winter tends to increase our Vata.

    These seasonal movements of the Doshas in our physiologies can be offset by eating appropriately for the season. Time and place are important aspects in choosing what to eat, and most of us unconsciously work to balance these all the time. Take as a simple …


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  • Choose the Right Grains to Balance Your Dosha - Maharishi Ayurveda Guide

    Current Nutrition facts show that grains give the carbs, iron, protein, calcium, potassium & important B vitamins necessary for a healthy diet. According to the age-old Traditional knowledge of Ayurveda, grains support the creation of healthy bone tissue & muscle, and provide strength and endurance to the body. The right quantity of grains are especially important to growing children on a vegetarian diet.

    Grains are great for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, but are particularly useful for vegetarians as they assist in the creation of whole proteins when matched with legumes, beans …


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