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 […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

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Alzheimer’s isn’t inevitable. Many experts now believe you can prevent or at least delay dementia — even if you have a genetic predisposition. Reducing Alzheimer’s risk factors like obesity, diabetes, smoking and low physical activity by just 25 percent could prevent up to half a million cases of the disease in the United States, according […]

Getting Creative with Spices and Nuts

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Over a year ago, I wrote about incorporating spiced almonds into salads – the crunchy, flavorful almonds are a perfect contrast to silken baby spinach and juicy pears.  Lately, though, I’ve been spicing everything from almonds to Brazilian nuts and then enjoying them as stand-alone snacks.  The formula is simple: choose your nut, choose your […]