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Ayurveda

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The average person gets approximately one-quarter of their total calories from snacks each day.  Snacks and treats can have a significant impact on your health because they make up such a large portion of your diet. Healthy snacks can help you avoid eating less healthy foods. Planning ahead for your day by preparing healthy snacks [...]↣ READ MORE

A vegetarian Christmas meal can be both delicious and healthy! From our kitchen to yours, a Christmas gift from Jo’s Truly Healthy, Truly Delicious kitchen – may this become part of your family tradition each year, sharing time, smiles and gratitude together. Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 500g cooked brown rice (250g uncooked) 100g almonds, chopped[...]↣ READ MORE

Andrea Everingham

  Did you know all humans and animals alike naturally detox on a regular basis. It is the natural daily cycle in which our body eliminates the toxins from the food we consume, and the unhealthy atmosphere we’re immersed in. Liver, kidneys, lungs, bowel and skin; they all work together to provide us with an[...]↣ READ MORE

Reclaim your energy and vitality with a simple 3 day cleanse. Many of us look to the fresh start of the new year as the perfect opportunity to improve our health, renew our energy levels and feel better about ourselves. It’s the perfect time for a detox! Much is written about the idea of detoxing[...]↣ READ MORE

Suffering from allergies is common when we have excess ama (a build up of toxins) in our bodies. This can aggravate kapha (one of the ayurvedic doshas, which makes up our bodily constitution) leading to imbalance and causing allergies and excess mucus. You can balance allergies with Ayurveda using some of the tips below. How[...]↣ READ MORE

During winter, we are prone to dry skin and low energy. This ancient technique will help you solve both problems – and it’s better for us than the morning cuppa we become so reliant on during the dark days of winter. Dry brushing is a well kept secret. It promotes skin renewal and exfoliation, and[...]↣ READ MORE

Through my wellbeing journey, I’ve come across many new concepts and fads. Some have been fantastic and some have been just fads, however, whilst studying ayurveda and nutrition, I discovered something that definitely falls into the ‘fantastic’ category. This discovery was the incredible power of essential oils. Their uses are so varied and effective, for use in[...]↣ READ MORE

Spring is a time of renewal and change. Shake up your daily rituals, embrace the additional daylight and utilise the extra energy to realise some of those goals you haven’t had the time or energy for. It’s finally time to start that new project, try a class you have always wanted to try, plant a[...]↣ READ MORE

by Celestia Loeffler of Yoga and Yum Grapefruits are a beautiful citrus fruit that can help bring a little zest into our lives, and help get our bellies back on track. According to Ayurveda (yoga’s sister science), bitter and sour are the two flavors to favor this month, as we transition past holiday indulgence and move toward cleansing[...]↣ READ MORE

Azul hatha yoga instructor Sally Goldfinger will be going to India to lead a special two week hatha yoga and ayurveda retreat in Kerala this January. Here she tells us more about the ayurveda aspects of the retreat. As many of you know I am deeply passionate about the tradition and spirit of ayurveda and[...]↣ READ MORE