My Favorite Kitchari Recipe

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About a month ago, I did an Ayurvedic cleanse. I was required to eat kitchari every day since it has a ton of protein but it’s so easy to digest. I spent time searching through recipes so I wouldn’t get bored. Since then, it’s become a staple in my diet. It’s something I look forward […]

Asian Coleslaw

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Cabbage is chock-full of nutrients including vitamin C and indoles, important cancer-fighting compounds. In addition, red cabbage also contains anthocyanins, the purple pigment with strong antioxidant activity commonly found in blueberries. In the winter months, cabbage is an abundant nutritional resource when other fresh produce is either expensive or unavailable. This recipe calls for a […]

Dining At Aphrodite’s Table

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Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: We’re Eating Crap and Feeling Like It Too

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I would say in the past few years or so I’ve been more interested in health, wellness and healthy living. In my spare time, I love looking up information on clean eating and living a healthy life. Growing up, I never really thought about or realized all the nasty chemicals that go into the foods […]

Agni: The Key to Good Digestion

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In a day and age in which many people struggle with digestive disturbances, it is important to introduce the Ayurvedic concept of agni. Gluten intolerance, candida, food allergies, bloating, gas, brain fog, fatigue and more can all be connected to an imbalanced agni. Agni, which is the Sanskrit word for fire, refers to our ability […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Changing Eating Habits One Step at a Time

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For a while now, I’ve been wanting to eat a lot healthier and cut out junk and processed foods. Most of you know how difficult it is! While I am not quite there yet (Girl Scout cookies keep calling my name!) I was thinking about something today. Although I am thin and cannot eat too […]

I’m Vegan & I’m Starving – A Transformational Journey

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A meat and potatoes girl, turned vegetarian, turned back to a meat eater, turned back to vegetarian decided to try becoming vegan. You got that? Yeah, me either! That girl is me. I grew up on the all American diet of meat, potatoes, mac n cheese, pizza, soda, and any other junk you can think […]

February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month

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Recovery is possible! Visit our page to find help for your eating disorder The Rapid Recovery Narrative “True love is deeply caring for yourself; only then, can you be fully available to love others deeply” Allison Stuart Kaplan I used to have anorexia, but I’m better now. I’ve heard that phrase countless times. In our […]

10 Simple Rules to Lose 5 Pounds

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Losing those last irritating 5 pounds can be the hardest part of your weight-loss journey. Kick things up a notch without depriving yourself. These 10 easy rules will help you finally hit your goal weight and allow you to maintain your healthy new physique. 1. Practice Portion Control Over the years, portions have become supersized. […]

This Week’s Recipes: Kale & Winter Squash… Perfect for Cold Weather!

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The Many Colors of Squash Some of the more varied vegetables of fall all go by the same name: squash. But as Martha Rose Shulman explains in this week’s Recipes for Health, you can discover new flavors by cooking with a squash of a different color. This week it’s hard not to think about pumpkins, […]