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How to Start or Grow a Thriving Professional Ayurveda Practice

by Kottakkal Support April 25, 2018

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Breastfeeding and Ayurveda: Part 2

Breastfeeding and Ayurveda: Part 2

by Kottakkal Support April 22, 2018

You or your partner should massage your breasts at night before you bathe and got to bed. Use organic oil such as sunflower, coconut, olive, almond or sesame oil, or consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner to find out of our oils is best for you, such as Yuvatyadi Breast Massage Oil. Make it a habit to massage your breasts every day, especially if you are pregnant to prevent clogged milk ducts!

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Ayurveda Tips for Enjoying Spring: Part 2

Ayurveda Tips for Enjoying Spring: Part 2

by Kottakkal Support April 19, 2018

Spring is here! It's time to get ready for it. The change of seasons can bring digestive problems if you're not consciously eating. The simplest and most effective way to ensure healthy digestion is to...

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Breastfeeding and Ayurveda: Part 1

Breastfeeding and Ayurveda: Part 1

by Kottakkal Support April 18, 2018

Breastfeeding is a unique experience for every mother, and the optimum way to go about it is individual to every woman! To have successful breastfeeding sessions, follow both your natural instincts as a mom and the principles of Ayurveda.

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4 Ayurveda Tips for Enjoying Spring: Part 1

4 Ayurveda Tips for Enjoying Spring: Part 1

by Kottakkal Support April 17, 2018

Springtime is magical and dynamic! The transition can be smooth for Mother Nature, but for us humans it's not as easy to transition gracefully from one season to the next. It's much easier to get sick during this time. Ayurveda shows us that the key to being healthy during seasonal transitions is to harmonize with nature. Here are 4 ways to do just that!

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10 Tips On Creating A Meal Plan For Diabetics

10 Tips On Creating A Meal Plan For Diabetics

by Kottakkal Support April 16, 2018

Carefully planning meals is a simple and effective strategy for management of various aspects of diabetes. Knowing the best food for someone with diabetes can help promote good health. In Ayurveda, diabetes mellitus is known as Madhumeha and there are two ways it manifests: excess Vata Dosha and subsequent tissue depletion (dhatukshya) is one way diabetes develops. Obstruction of the channels (srotas) because of excess Kapha Dosha and fatty tissue (Kapha Meda Avarana) is another cause of diabetes.

Both of these causes increase Vata dosha which may manifest over time as diabetes mellitus. What can you do? What should you eat?

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6 Ayurvedic Rules for Coffee Drinkers

6 Ayurvedic Rules for Coffee Drinkers

by Kottakkal Support April 15, 2018

However, there is evidence to suggest that coffee can negatively impact women’s estrogen levels, raise blood pressure and trigger more stress hormones. So how do you know if coffee’s right for you and how much is right for you? It all depends on your individual constitution. Most food can either be a poison or a medicine depending on a variety of factors such as individual constitution and when and how you drink coffee.

Here are 5 guidelines to drink coffee Ayurvedically.

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Supporting the Treatment of Cancer with Ayurveda

Supporting the Treatment of Cancer with Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support April 09, 2018

Cancer is a disease that is known to grow out of control and affect the tissues and the organs. It is a dreaded word, and rightfully so. When toxins collect in an area of the body, it may result in further fatal growth in the surrounding cells. Nearby cells are also affected if the toxins are not removed because the diseased cells are circulated throughout the body by the blood stream. 

Fortunately, Ayurveda has a perspective on cancer that could be helpful. 

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Ayurveda Meal-Planning Made Easy

Ayurveda Meal-Planning Made Easy

by Kottakkal Support April 08, 2018 2 Comments

Life can get incredibly busy sometimes, no matter what time of year. When your schedule is packed, it can feel nearly impossible to find time to prepare balanced Ayurvedic meals. Ironically, the busiest times are likely when you need these balanced meals the most! Delicious, properly-spiced, cooked meals help to balance the Doshas and create harmony in your mind and body no matter how many things you have to accomplish in a day. 

While there isn't always time to make a full Ayurvedic spread, there are some time-saving hacks that can help you and your loved ones eat well on the go.

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