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Ayurvedic Lifestyle Tips: Seasonal Eating For January

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds Many western doctors and and professionals who focus on nutrition and wellness extoll the benefits of eating seasonally. Eating seasonally is also an approach favored in the ancient science of Ayurveda. When we chose to follow an Ayurvedic lifestyle, we are urged to eat with the seasons and according to our dosha. The logic behind seasonal eating is that foods will be fresher and have more nutritional value having spent less time in storage. In Ayurveda we learn that we are able to digest certain foods better during certain seasons. For instance, generally big salads with lots of raw vegetables are going to be harder to digest in the cold months because our bodies are using energy to...

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Food Relationships: 3 Easy Ways to Balance Your BlissBody With Ayurveda

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds Every so often we get hit with not feeling right about what we have been eating. We might feel bloated, our sleep patterns may have changed, digestion is hampered and our bodies have been sending us signals that it is not happy. We know that what we eat affects how we feel. We all have experienced this. We know it to be true. To much of anything causes an overload to our system. When we look at our food choices with an ayurvedic perspective, we can begin to make some subtle changes to how we think about and act upon our food choices. This article is not really about  giving up anything. It will ask you to think about food...

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