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Where Should You Start with Ayurveda?

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Curious about Ayurveda, but don’t think you know enough to do anything yet? A great place to start is by eliminating items from your diet that are processed or manufactured. “Food products” are hardly ever fresh, are often made from low-quality ingredients, and do not supply you with optimal nutrition. Even with “vitamins added,” your   …Continue Reading

Homemade Energy Bars

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To my dismay, most of the energy bars on the market have ingredients that just don’t jive well with me. One such ingredient is whey protein, which may sound fine but it’s a byproduct of the cheese making process and therefore doesn’t belong in my food! As with most edible things, I prefer the diy method because   …Continue Reading

My Favorite Scientists of All Time

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Today marks the 18th anniversary of my grandfather’s death. As a 15-year old, the day my grandfather passed away was the turning point of my youth. I mean, it was a huge blow. For the next several years, I explored every avenue of the macabre, read books on death and dying, immersed myself in Gothic   …Continue Reading

The Origins of my Outrage

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Several years ago, I watched a presentation on 20/20 that highlighted the extreme poverty of the Native American Reservations in the western U.S. It was startling to me to learn how neglected this population still is by the government that slaughtered and betrayed them. The TV special focused on the rise of childhood obesity in   …Continue Reading

My Adventures in Nagpur, India (Part 1)

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Namaskar! I am so happy to be home and to have finally found some time to write down my travel experiences in detail. I hope you enjoy reading my tales as much as I enjoyed reminiscing. My recent journey to Dr. Joshi’s Ayurveda Chikitsala in Nagpur, India was a relaxing adventure. The clinic is clean and   …Continue Reading