Everyone in our modern world seems to be dealing with some form of stress. While some stress is necessary to help us stay alive, prolonged, chronic stress can contribute to many different health issues like leaky gut, adrenal burnout, insomnia, PCOS, anxiety, and more. What can we do about it? We can use adaptogens for anxiety!Continue reading “What are the best adaptogens for anxiety?”
Adaptogenic herbs are all the rage and for good reason. We use fermented ashwagandha as this adaptogenic herb helps the body adapt to fight the effects of stress (including the stress hormone cortisol). Adaptogens are a group of special herbs that improve the health of our adrenal system.Continue reading “Here’s why you should take fermented ashwagandha”
This lemon-lime moringa smoothie is filled with the detoxifying properties of citrus and cantaloupe. It has a bright, refreshing flavor that is perfect for hot days. It will keep you hydrated, help decrease bloat, and is loaded with nutritional benefits from Nourish.Continue reading “Try this detoxifying and refreshing moringa smoothie”
Moringa Oleifera, a plant from the family Moringacea, has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. It is especially common in Ayurvedic medicine. Fermented moringa has potent antifungal, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties.Continue reading “Why should you take fermented moringa?”
With celery, fermented turmeric, and peaches in this turmeric smoothie, it’s a super refreshing combo. The bright hue of this creamy smoothie is an immediate indication of the hydrating, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. We think you’ll be reaching for this recipe for the rest of the summer.Continue reading “Get purified with this summery peach turmeric smoothie”
Turmeric has been taking the health and wellness scene by storm for years, (thousands of years, if you ask Ayurveda). Turmeric is a golden yellow root, commonly ground into a spice we most often associate with curry recipes. Here are some of the many reasons you should be using fermented turmeric in your daily routine.Continue reading “What are the benefits of fermented turmeric?”
Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurveda for over 3,000 years to boost immunity, improve energy, and increase mental focus. A great way to get your daily dose of this stress-busting herb is to add it to a snack, like these ashwagandha fat bombs with dark chocolate drizzle.Continue reading “Ashwagandha fat bombs with dark chocolate drizzle”
Ever wonder why you crave crisp salads and cold smoothies in summer but not so much in winter? It probably has a lot to do with the weather outside. But Ayurvedic principles may also be influencing our eating patterns. Eating with the changes in the season can help us stay healthy and energized throughout the year. This recipe helps us transition from the colder months to the warmer ones.
Ayurveda is far from a one-size-fits-all way of life. It’s an ancient holistic healing science focusing on all areas of health, including diet, lifestyle, digestion, detoxification, and the mind. Ayurveda is based on the belief that each of us is biochemically different, making us react to the world in different ways. Let’s talk specifically about the Ayurvedic diet.
Most of us are familiar by now with golden milk, the benefits of turmeric, and several other recipes stemming from Ayurveda. But what is it really? Ayurveda literally means “the science of life” (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge. It is an ancient holistic healing science over 5,000 years old focusing on all areas of health, including diet, lifestyle, exercise, digestion, detoxification, sleep, and the mind. Achieving balance on all levels of being, not just eating a healthy diet, represents vibrant health.