Browsing Pinterest, you’re excited to find a recipe for a raw pizza, made with a nut crust and topped with nut cheese and vegetables. This may be a good substitute for the original gluten- and dairy-based version, but did you know that one slice of raw vegan pizza contains 36 g of fat and 416 calories? A slice of Domino’s cheese pizza, according to the Domino’s website, by comparison, contains 1.5-4.5 g of fat and 120-130 calories.
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Should You Try Low Carb Paleo Diet to Reduce Inflammation, Alleviate Depression and Help Weight Loss?
I am sure you’ve heard about the benefits of a low carb paleo diet or a ketogenic diet (they are not necessarily the same, but one can get to ketosis on a low carb paleo diet. However, not all ketogenic diets are paleo). If haven’t heard about the fascinating research about ketogenic diets and brain function, you can read about how it came to life and how it was used here.
Summer is the time of play and fun but what I am hearing from many of my clients and readers is that you are too tired to enjoy it. Your energy is low and you would rather stay at home and watch TV because going outside is tiring.
It’s much easier to change an unhealthy habit when you have a clear strategy or other healthy habit to replace it with. Having a void is much more challenging.
After a very successful 2 day urban retreat in Moscow, Russia where 40 women shared a transformational experience of realigning their daily self-care to support their true unique nature, I started having bouts of doubt.
I am so excited to share the first two interviews from the Happy Belly interview series where I will be bringing you the best wellness coaches, digestive health specialists, teachers, and chefs! You will learn all about having a flat and a happy belly that fills you with joy, energy, and balance.
Hello, Privyet, Namaste to all the Spinach and Yoga readers!!
Interview with Cate Stillman of Yoga Healer
We tend to idealize people, theories, and traditions and try to copy them to our life. This happens with ayurveda a lot. Breaking tradition is looked down upon.
When I started doing yoga as a 12 year old and entertained myself with the idea of reaching enlightenment by the time I grow up, the idea of proper diet was starting to take a firm hold in my mind. Yogic texts that I read spoke about a pure sattvic diet that was mandatory for a true yogi. Meat, animal flesh, eggs were considered dull, heavy, impure. They were not supposed to be on a yogi’s menu.