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6 Flavors loved by 3 body types. Which one is yours?

According to Ayurveda, each meal should contain all                                                                                      six flavors: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, astringent, and pungent.  The 3 Ayurvedic body types, or Doshas, are Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Each Dosha has a unique set of characteristics. There are several ways to determine your body type. The most accurate is through the detailed history and physical by an Ayurvedic physician. However, even taking a quick note of what you love about the foods you eat - will provide you with tremendous insight into your principal Dosha. Most people are a combination of two Doshas, but one typically predominates. The dominance of the flavors or types of foods we love will be based on our predominant Dosha makeup. Being mindful of those cravings is at the heart of maintaining optimal health for body and mind. The Kapha Dosha Kapha is typically the largest of the body types. Physically, they have wide hips/should

5 Reasons why REDUCTION is better...

We are naturally conscious of ourselves, what we are thinking, how we look, and what we are doing. As David Foster Wallace put it, “There is no experience you’ve had that you were not at the absolute center of.”   Having more of what you love makes for a better experience.  This is as true for an individual as it is for an organization. Here are 5 reasons to to give away or sell what you do not need any more. 1. IT’S JUST EASIER When it comes to getting rid of things, less is truly more. With less to organize, pack, load, haul, and unpack when you move, you will be freeing up your time, energy, and money.             2. A NEW LEASE ON LIFE  It can be difficult to let go of items with sentimental value, but when you give away or sell at auction, you're giving your    even  heirlooms a chance at a new chapter with a new owner who will appreciate and value them at their full potential. 3. A SENSE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT Sometimes tackling even the junk drawer can be intimidati

Secret of Happiness Project 1- 25 Free Gifts for January!

The secret of happiness is helping others to find happiness. Whether it is momentary or for a lifetime - happiness brings peace and in peace we find true growth. We  need to be generous. We have realized, it's time to embrace  free . To start  giving away  our best stuff.  And this we are going to do - 1 step at a time, by offering 25 gifts per month. For January we have our Herbal Bath Companion Set. eSutras Organics is a Chicago-based food company offering the finest certified organic, privately-farmed herbs, spices, essential oils and vegetable oils. We make herbal, medicinal teas, spicy chais, curry powders, masalas, elixirs & tinctures - all traditionally crafted using 100% pure ingredients E-mail for more information and to redeem your January gift!

Eating Your Thoughts For Your Body's Health

If your every thought about food over a year manifested into calories will you be thin or fat, healthy or unhealthy, happy or sad?  Most of us, cannot answer the question honestly. This is because for the most part we have become, thoughtless mindless eaters. Slaves to our tongues and the gimmicks of clever advertising,often we find ourselves with little control over our relationship to our food and our health. And yet this does not need to be the case. A small dose of thought injected into our eating experience can bring astonishing rewards. Mindfulness is no longer a mystical concept. Numerous books, websites and dedicated apps promote the practice as a potential antidote to many modern-day ailments. Mindful eating is not a diet, or about giving up anything at all. It's about experiencing food more intensely — especially the pleasure of it. You can eat a  carrot, a cheeseburger or a cookie mindfully, if you wish. You might enjoy it a lot more. Or you might decide, ha

30-Day TEA -a Detox Plan that works! Tried & Tested.

Herbs   contained   in this   tea   cleanse the body   of toxins   ( fighting  with preservatives   and  additives) If you are looking for an amazing detox tea that you can incorporate into your daily routine, this is the one for you!  Boost your metabolism Start burning stored fat Calms muscle spasms and muscle tightness Naturally raise energy levels Detox your internal organs Reduce bloating Improve skin complexion Flush out harsh toxins Fix digestive issues How does it taste?:   The tea encompasses five tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent (or warmly spicy) Benefits?    Loaded with anti–oxidants, immune boosting herbs and naturally sweetened with whole stevia. Are you ready to ditch those bad habits, make positive changes and live a happier, healthier lifestyle?  GOOD . We are here to help you do it. (  And you know what?  It's not going to be that hard! ) Please note that you will receive the tea tin (MAKES 35 CUPS OF TEA

Coconut Oil Is Good For You, Says New Study

Coconut oil may help lower the risk of heart disease and the chances of a stroke, according to a study by researchers from the University of Cambridge. There has been much debate on whether coconut oil provides advantages or disadvantages to a person's well-being. However, the latest study shows that the substance, which comes with more saturated fat compared to lard and butter, has a significant health benefit. Food For The Heart The study provides evidence that coconut oil is good for a person's heart. However, there are other kinds of food that provide the same health benefits. The World Health Organization recommended an increase in  potassium intake  for reduced blood pressure, which would lower the odds of heart disease and stroke. Examples of such food include bananas, avocados, raisins, sweet potatoes, spinach, and coconut water. Researchers also recently made the surprising discovery that consuming small amounts of  cheese   daily decreases the risk of

Sweet- sweeter - sweetest!

A guide to sweeteners By Patterson Clark and Lazaro Gamio, Published: March 2, 2015 Too much sugar can be detrimental to health, rotting teeth, building fat, damaging blood vessels and stressing out the system that regulates blood sugar. Some people turn to artificial sweeteners, but those are under increasing suspicion of creating metabolic problems, such as diabetes and obesity. Natural alternative sweeteners exist, but even they have pitfalls if consumed in excess.  Read related article. Sweeteners: a periodic table This table charts the wide variety of sweeteners available in the United States, either in bulk amounts or as additives in food. Not listed are super-sweet- tasting, zero-calorie proteins from several African fruits (monellin, brazzein and thaumatin), which have not been approved for use by the FDA. Also not included: banned or poisonous sweeteners, such as lead acetate, which ancient Romans made by cooking sour wine in lead pots. COOKED 1 Ms Map