Ayurveda

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 9: Ayurvedic Sun Foods, Ground Foods & Earth Foods

Ayurvedic Sun Foods, Ground Foods & Earth Foods by Pip Atherstone-Reid Another way of choosing your food is by considering where in the environment they grow.  Foods that grow more than 1 metre above the ground are considered Sun foods, they absorb the maximum energy from the sun.  And are considered very high, etheric foods.  [...]

By | 2018-12-11T14:35:34+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Ayurveda, Healthy Diet, Healthy Food|0 Comments

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 6: So what Dosha are You?

So what Dosha are You? by Pip Atherstone-Reid                             KAPHA: EARTH & WATER Larger build Tendency for weight gain Slow to learn, slow to forget Sweet and even tempered Dislikes cold and wet weather Sluggish temperament   Foods: Sluggish and cool Kapha [...]

By | 2018-11-15T11:22:16+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Ayurveda, Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Mental Attitudes|0 Comments

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 5: Ayurvedic Doshas Simplified

 AYURVEDIC DOSHAS SIMPLIFIED By Pip Atherstone-Reid Doshas are the force or energies that create the physical body and mind. They determine conditions of growth, aging, health and disease.  We are born with Doshas called Prikruti (our constitution) and then the Doshas that are aggravated by our lifestyle and diet; called Vikruti.  In selecting the right [...]

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 3: Traditional Medicine

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well   Chapter 3: Traditional Medicine By Pip Atherstone-Reid Traditional Medicines such as Classical Chinese Medicine or Ayurvedic Medicine believe that there is no one true diet choice for every person.  Someone’s ideal diet depends on their individual constitution, lifestyle and age; what is right for one person may not [...]

Ayurveda for the Spring

Spring is traditionally a time for new life and renewal.  Envision spring to be a time for weeding the garden (de-cluttering and cleaning) and for sowing the seeds and establishing roots (setting intentions and new routines) for the season ahead after the months of hibernation and stagnation that is winter.  The Earth is getting closer [...]

By | 2018-03-28T13:54:39+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Ayurveda, Uncategorized, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|1 Comment