The word Orthorexia is derived from anorexia and “ortho” meaning straight or right. But unlike anorexia which focuses on restricting food intake in order to become thin, orthorexia restricts foods that are insufficiently clean, healthy or wholesome.
As summer’s nearing end, I find myself and the world around me entering a season of change – back to school, vacation’s over, and the lush vibrant greens of midsummer are now showing browns and yellows at the edges. Just today I saw a hint of red coming forth!
No matter where you live geographically, your internal “nature” experiences the change of the seasons.
Summer is the season of heat. The sun is close, and the element of fire is predominant in nature.
I am fascinated with Ayurveda. Often referred to as the sister science of yoga. The science of life, longevity and vitality. An Ayurvedic lifestyle is all about living in alignment with nature. The nature that surrounds us and the nature within us.
<strong>The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and celebration, right?</strong> But so often it can be tough to get in the spirit as you juggle a mile-long To-Do List and a full activity calendar, all while fighting the threat of getting sick. Here are 6 things you can do to help you stay happy and healthy this holiday season:<br />
For as long as I can remember I have loved people with food. So it is not ironic that I find myself immersed and fascinated with the science of Ayurveda. Obviously there was some karmic residue in and around food for me in this lifetime.