How Autumn Affects the Body Pitta, one of the doshas, or fundamental energies, governs heat in the body. When pitta is in excess it creates problems like hyperthyroid, hypertension, hypermetabolism, and hyperacidity. It also increases the metabolic functions of the body causing the body to metabolize food too quickly so there isn’t enough time for […]

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When I think of summer I think of the beach, pool parties, warm nights watching the stars, and my favorite of all; eating watermelon in the hot summer sun. Watermelon is one of my favorite fruits; it’s juicy, crispy, and super sweet! Watermelons are about 92% water and packed with lycopene, potassium, vitamins A, B6, […]

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While it is common to refer to agni as “digestive fire”, there are actually 13 different agnis governing all metabolic functions in the body. In this way, agni is present all the way down to the cellular level. We all digest food differently. One may be satisfied with a meal, while another may hold their […]

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