Category Archives: Focus on Food

Taking Stock of Winter Soups

Taking Stock of Winter Soups

Nothing warms the cockles of the heart on a bitterly cold winter day like a hearty bowl of soup. Ayurveda recommends healthy soups year round for the lighter evening meal, as well as for children and convalescents. Fresh seasonal vegetables, grains, pasta, beans and dhals, and herbs and spices can all make flavorful additions to… Continue Reading

The Scoop on Sugar

The Scoop on Sugar

Sugar is one of those great treats in life. Sometimes, we just gotta have it, don’t we? Yet, this wonderful treat that used to be a luxury has now become a national addiction with serious health consequences. Check out this infographic that demonstrates just how over-the-top sugar consumption has become. Indeed, overconsumption of refined sugar… Continue Reading

Are You Protein Deficient?

Are You Protein Deficient?

Do you have a constant craving for sweets and carbs, muscle cramps and/or joint pain, insomnia, fatigue, moodiness and anxiety? It could be you are not getting enough protein in your diet, which could be contributing to unstable blood sugar levels. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein is a modest 0.8 grams of protein… Continue Reading