Category Archives: Focus on Food

Foods That Inflame

Foods That Inflame

Ayurveda teaches that inflammation is caused by too much intensity in life and heating foods and herbs. It is typically the result of too much of the fire element in the body. What are some of the foods most likely to inflame your body, sending you to the ice box for a quick cool down? Continue Reading

Squash Liver Heat

Squash Liver Heat

We hear a lot about detoxing the liver, but not all herbs used for detoxing are cooling. As a general rule, any time we can treat conditions with food, the less stress we place on the liver. Cool foods reduce the heat and de-stress this hard-working organ. And the coolest food for this is Continue Reading

Get Healthy By Eating Potatoes

Ah the lowly potato. Often demised as a carbohydrate-heavy contributor to excess weight, it has remained a beloved part of the standard American diet. But did you know, in addition to the incredible variety of ways you can eat this tuber, potatoes offer a plethora of nutrition and health benefits? Continue Reading