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Category: Pitta
  • Time To Balance Pitta

    By nature are you intense or driven? Changeable? Or relaxed?

    Such human differences are familiar to us all and may seem random, but they are actually part of an intelligent pattern of nature that can be used to support our health and happiness.

    If you, a friend or family member can be intense or driven then the qualities of Pitta dosha may be strong. If this is so, then summer can be particularly trying. As the heat outside increases the internal heat can become quite uncomfortable.

    In this insight we focus on how to help yourself, or loved ones when Pitta needs a little cooling.

    Pitta …

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  • Fast And Tasty Frittata

    Fast Frittata… yum tasty!
    Have you noticed your taste buds are looking for a little zing, or that you’re prefering to eat lighter? These are signs that your body is gradually transitioning from winter to spring and desires less of the heavier winter fare and more of the lighter spring foods.  Here is a tasty and gently cleansing meal to try this week.

    FAST FRITTATA – serves 2

    4 fresh eggs, 1/4 red onion finely chopped,1 Cup shredded spinach,
2 large potatoes or kumara (sweet potato) baked then cubed,
4 Cups steamed green vegetables of your choice,
cooking oil

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  • When’s A Good Time To Detox?

    Have you noticed how much smoother a car runs after it has had a tune up?  It can sometimes seem as if the car is new again!

    Just as our car does best with a regular service so also nature has coded within our physiology two times of the year when a tune up can make all the difference to how we feel and perform – the transition from winter to spring and the transition from summer to autumn.

    After a gentle Ayurvedic cleanse people often comment about how much more energy they have, how their aches and pains have gone, and how much happier they feel. It makes sense that a cleanse can bring …

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  • Foods For Autumn

    The change from summer to autumn is a period of time called Ritu Sandhi in Ayurveda. It refers to the gap between seasons. This is a delicate time for the digestion, because the doshas are fluctuating and digestive capacity can also waver. This time of fluctuation provides a natural opportunity to cleanse the body, and Ayurveda suggests that we make good use of the natural tendency of the body to cleanse itself.

    Keep it light and warm

    Maharishi Ayurveda recommends favoring lighter, warmer foods and skipping heavier foods during the few weeks when one season is changing into another. An …

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  • Balance Your Skin this Summer

    Summer is fun, but it’s a season that has its own set of demands. Your skin, overall beauty and digestion can take a hit. This time of increased heat can cause an imbalance of Pitta dosha, the mind-body operator that governs hormones, digestion and other metabolic processes in the body. You’ll feel better by managing this body-mind heat, and this will also keep you hydrated and help prevent summer breakouts and rashes.

    Here are a few tips for keeping your skin looking great, and you feeling great in summer.

    1. Drink cooling spice water
    You’ve probably heard that drinking 6-8 glasses of …

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  • Taking a road trip with Pitta

    According to Ayurveda, summer is considered Pitta season. Wherever you choose to enjoy summer, because of the heat you may want to pay attention to your Pitta dosha. Pitta is the dosha represented by fire and water and is responsible for digestion and transformation in the mind and body.

    Pitta has the qualities of being hot, bright, sharp, oily and liquid. According to Ayurveda, like increases like, so it’s important for Pitta-predominant folks to keep Pitta pacified (balanced) during the hot and bright summer months. When in balance, Pitta provides strong digestion, impressive …

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  • All About Me #2

    Your #1 Priority

    “Your body today is the result of your choices yesterday. Your body tomorrow will be the result of your choices today” 4000 year old Vedic saying.

    Chances are life is busy, right? Doing less to accomplish more and keeping it simple becomes particularly important when life is busy or demanding. That means it’s helpful to know the one most important choice you can make to balance Vata, Pitta or Kapha within you.

    So first let’s get started with a little knowledge and then review the one key choice for you below.

    About the Doshas

    • Ayurveda explains that underlying all of …

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  • All About Me #1

    I am unique

    Have you noticed…

    • Some people need 9 hours sleep a night, while others thrive on 7-8 hours sleep
    • Some people never put on weight no matter how much they eat, yet others just look at food and gain weight!
    • Some people thrive with vigorous exercise, while others find a walk is enough

    Such human differences are familiar to us all and highlight how unique we all are. Basically, because people are different their health and wellbeing needs do not fall into a one size fits all approach. That is why one diet approach may work for your friend yet be completely unsuitable for you.

    Your …

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  • Be a Vital Woman

    Within each of us is a natural glow of vitality and vibrant youthfulness – no matter our age.  Sometimes it can seem like a woman’s work is never done - and this natural vitality can become depleted leaving us feeling under-resourced physically, mentally or emotionally.

    This week we spotlight an amazing product called Vital Lady designed to help women feel composed on the inside and dynamic on the outside. It targets inner strength, energy and vitality.

    And because Vital Lady promotes stamina and resistance to day-to-day stress, it is the ideal choice for the woman who is juggling …

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  • Tips for Healthy, Happy Kids

    Every mother knows her child is unique and special; Ayurveda recognizes that as well. As the new year starts and children return to school it can be helpful to consider how to best support your child, grandchild, niece or nephew or friends child that you are close too. This week we aim to give you pointers to help support your young one in effective yet simple ways.

    To know Ayurveda is to know life.  The principles of an Ayurvedic lifestyle, combined with herbal remedies for kids, can be very beneficial to the emotional, physical and spiritual health of a child. There are two herbal …

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