For as long as screen-based technology has existed, concerned parents have questioned the potential consequences of its presence in the lives of their children. Even when it was limited to devices like a television set in the family room, the fear that technology could developmentally stunt children and adolescents was alive and well. That anxiety feels more prevalent than ever; with the rise of the smartphone, our cultural use of technology has increased exponentially over the last decade. A … [Read more...] about The Smartphone Generation: Should Parents Be Concerned?
Golden Turmeric Chia Seed Power Breakfast Pudding "What's in your breakfast bowl? Tap into your omega-3 fatty acids through this delicious chia-dense dish..." Chia seeds provide an essential source of fiber, antioxidants, iron, protein, and calcium, while also lowering your HDL Cholesterol for a healthier heart. On the other hand, the ingredient tumeric lowers inflammation while ginger boosts your immune system. Go ahead, wake up to health with this ideal 100 Year Lifestyle … [Read more...] about Breakfast Bowl of Champions
"Nourishing the body means nourishing the soul." We tend to live on auto-pilot, always on-the-go, and totally desensitized to our food, meals, and our relationship to both. It's not your fault, we live in a culture that applauds being "on" and connected 24 hours a day, and because of that, our awareness to our bodies, how we truly feel, and our digestion tend to suffer. Driven by Devotion When each dish is designed for deliciousness and elegance, well-being takes hold of every corner of your … [Read more...] about The Healing Season of Ayurveda
"There is hysteria in America over Too-meric. Also known as turmeric; have you heard of it?" It is a rhizome -- meaning lateral shoots, horizontal roots. Native to the most ancient of India, the Vedic sages there named her Haridra. She is known to grow all over Africa, as well as locales around Latin America. On the Hawaiian Islands, her name is Olena. Bright yellowish Orange, she dyes saints' robes, makes fine paint, and tints her sisters saris gold. Yes, she'll stain everything … [Read more...] about Tumeric At Its Roots: Ode to Olena
The Interference Principle brings a very important perspective to health, sickness and disease that should be applied to the health care and lifestyle of you and your loved ones. The Interference Principle is different than the Germ Theory, for example, which simply states that germs cause disease and if we kill the bad germs we will become healthy. We now know that this theory is severely flawed. In fact, our attempt to wipe out "germs" has created an assault on our immune systems infecting … [Read more...] about The Interference Principle
"Cook healthy. Cook smart. Cook delicious!" Khichadi is commonly referred to as an Indian “comfort food” rooted by tradition. Simple in it's a porridge-like blend of beans and rice, khichadi has many nourishing and cleansing benefits and is much different then what is known as Western comfort food. This ayurvedic detox food is used to nourish babies and the elderly, aid in the recovery of the sick, and maintain health during special times of detox, cleansing, and deep spiritual practice.1 There … [Read more...] about Delicious, Super-Healthy Ayurvedic Khichadi
Longevity trends continue to show that people are living longer than ever. A recent article in The Atlantic (featured image) titled What Happens When We All Live to 100 reveals that life expectancy has increased by three months per year since 1840. If this trend continues, and it appears to be, life expectancy will be 88 by the middle of this century and 100 by the year 2100. This is a staggering statistic. Interestingly according to The Atlantic, "the lengthening of life spans seems … [Read more...] about Trends, Casualties and Control
You have to be able to see your life as active, healthy, prosperous, and fun for 100 years in order to create a vision that is compelling. What would be a really exciting and fun life to live for the next 50 years? Begin to talk about it with your life partner, your friends, and your colleagues. Start to voice your vision and bring it into your consciousness. Putting words to it and continuing a dialogue will help you gain the clarity you need to attract the resources, people, and things you … [Read more...] about Tap Into Your Creativity
"Did you know that olive oil contains a powerhouse chemical property that makes it so beneficial to our health?" This special compound is called flavenoid polyphenols, and many people are taking note that some olive oils consist of more polyphenols than other olive oil variants. Olive Oil contains the highest amount of polyphenols than any other edible product, which makes it an essential part of our daily diets to maintain good health. Why are polyphenols so good for the human … [Read more...] about Why are Polyphenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil So Good for You?
"Ditch the coffee today- try a warm and comforting Golden Turmeric milk (latte) with a hint of sweetness and spices." Yet, what is Golden milk anyways? This is nothing but “turmeric milk”, a drink which helps to soothe the throat during a cough and cold. Both turmeric and ginger have incredible anti-inflammatory properties, which means this soothing and delicious latte is also really good for you. Turmeric is the vibrant orange-yellow spice affectionately known as the magic sword against … [Read more...] about Golden Turmeric Milk