Metabolism: Balance vs. Imbalance

Metabolism is what directs the flow of energy through your body – in some cases, producing energy, in others, using it. Depending on the balance between the two, you can swing anywhere between “I’m ready to conquer the word” to “I’m not going to lift a finger today.” Generally speaking, here’s how your energy meterContinue reading “Metabolism: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Sleep: Balance vs. Imbalance

Sleep is your body’s simplest hack of bringing itself back to balance. Deep, restorative sleep repairs your torn tissues, helps your muscles grow, consolidates your memory, helps your nerve cells branch out, helps synthesize essential proteins and hormones, and reduces your sensitivity to pain. No wonder you want to sleep when you are tired, worried,Continue reading “Sleep: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Digestion: Balance vs. Imbalance

A good digestion is the source of good health, both of the body and of the mind. Without this process, you would not get nutrients that nourish and power your body. If you have ever used chocolates to lift your mood or experienced brain fog after a heavy meal, you know how closely linked yourContinue reading “Digestion: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Bones and Joints: Balance vs. Imbalance

By your early 20s, your bones are at their strongest. Once you hit your 30s, they gradually start to weaken and things go downhill from there. Women generally have it worse than men, more so once menopause sets in. The best way to slow down this natural deterioration is to start taking care of yourContinue reading “Bones and Joints: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Brain Function: Balance vs. Imbalance

Your brain is your body’s master switch. If it’s not functioning at its best, several other parts of your body aren’t too. Brain function and mental health are typically governed by your innate metabolic personality or prakruti. In fact, your brain activity reflects your prakruti. For instance, in ‘light and quick’ people, the frontal executiveContinue reading “Brain Function: Balance vs. Imbalance”

Immunity: Balance vs. Imbalance

The immune system is a complex network of organs, cells, and chemical ammunition that shields you from disease and keeps you healthy. When thrown off balance, this shield is no longer impenetrable and…you fall sick. In Balance You feel energetic You have a good digestion You don’t have brain fog or difficulty concentrating You haveContinue reading “Immunity: Balance vs. Imbalance”

How to Have More Energy Throughout the Day

Dog-tired. Sometimes it feels like the word was coined for us, doesn’t it? Used every other day, every other time of the day, and even on weekends. Given how demanding of time our lifestyle is, how do we dodge this neoteric epidemic? Is it even possible to feel energetic Alllll. Day. Long.? Absolutely! But first,Continue reading “How to Have More Energy Throughout the Day”

How To Improve Your Digestion

Rousseau said happiness is all about a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion. Some people then are born happy. For most others, good digestion is all about good food practices. A few precious slips and they are back to heaviness, bloating, and heartburn, the usual symptoms of poor digestion. So ifContinue reading “How To Improve Your Digestion”

How To Reduce Gas, Bloating, And Heartburn

As a health-conscious person, you take your food seriously. You read labels, choose organic, and prepare your food cautiously. On most days, you can eat most foods without any trouble. But on some days, your digestive system makes its presence felt – you feel food sitting heavy in your belly, or you get heartburn, orContinue reading “How To Reduce Gas, Bloating, And Heartburn”