Why You Need to Cool Your Body NOW

(This post was originally published on September 1, 2015, and updated on August 21, 2019.) Here we are again, approaching the juncture between Ayurvedic seasons. The heat of Pitta Season will soon give way to the cold, dry, and windy nature of Vata Season (Fall/Early Winter). It’s really important to understand why you need to […]

Cool Your Pitta Fire

Cool your Pitta fire by favoring cooling foods that are sweet, bitter or astringent Good food choices are: Sweet Fruits: melon, mangoes, pineapple (only if sweet), apples, watermelon, cucumber (yes, it’s a fruit!), etc. Milk (drink it alone with Pitta-pacifying spices like saffron and turmeric). Raw milk or at the very least un-homogenized milk has the most […]

Coconuts to Cool Your Pitta Fire

I love coconuts, especially during the summer months. From coconut water to coconut ice cream, there’s something about them that’s synonymous with hot weather. As always, Mother Nature has provided a good reason. Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes and low on the glycemic index. I have had a few unlucky incidences of […]

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