Blog articles from March 2015
Want to Get Out of Your Rut? By Maureen Knutson
Three Keys to Reimagining Possibility And Creating a Juicy Life You Love! Part 1 of 3
There has been a lot of talk about inflammation lately. I am so thrilled to see people gaining more awareness on this topic, as I think it is an often un-addressed root to many problems or at least a symptom of deeper underlying problems that need to be sussed out and addressed.
Heal your Gut
Last month I addressed the issue of poor digestion and offered suggestions to help boost your digestive power. "We are what we digest after all". Not only being able to break down your food but to have the power to properly absorb all those nutrients locked within your food is a vital part of our digestive process.
We all have heard the saying "you are what you eat". Well in Ayurvedic Medicine we say "you are what you digest".
Proper digestion is at the heart of Ayurveda. In this system of medicine the majority of disease and disorder arises originally by the faulty functioning of our GI tract.
Drink more water
If you are anything like me, you get busy in your day and forget to drink enough water. Our thirst mechanism is actually delayed. Once the symptoms of dry mouth or lips come up, we are usually past our bodies need for water.
Some simple facts:
We do not store water and need it replaced constantly.
Our bodies are comprised of 50-70% watery substance.
We lose about 2.5-3 liters of water a day for an average adult.
We need to replace this water daily.