The pandemic has reminded us of how valuable all life is, while both reconfirming our teachings regarding the celebration of it, as well as our belief that at the core of any definition of personal health must lay a consideration for the Earth’s health and all of the living creatures on it (and vice versa) … Continue reading We demystify health – what pandemic?
A study from China shows, as several other studies before, that the victims of the COVID-19 have unhealthy gut flora related to low intake of fiber and/or high intake of substances that kill the flora, such as medication, alcohol, and junk food. As a result, their gut flora, which is a large part of the … Continue reading Bean Paste Can Save Your Life
At least seventy five percent of the food in supermarkets, even less at most schools and restaurants, is not what we call food at all, in the sense that it’s gene manipulated, pesticide saturated, and additive bloated. It's not very natural at all, not the animal foods either, and the basic rule for staying healthy … Continue reading What is (healthy) food?
The human gut is lined with over a 100 million nerve cells. 80% of the information exchanged with the brain starts in the gut. The main highway for this communication is the Vagus Nerve, referred to as the Yoga Nerve. It has long been known by aware Yoga teachers that many of their students get … Continue reading Mental Health Is Gut Health
Picture a chicken walking around gracefully with its grand feathers beaming, or a fish swirling in the sparkling water, or a cow looking at you with it’s big eyes. Now, if I tell you to kill it and rip it open with your teeth, would you want to do that, could you? Probably not as … Continue reading Animal Sourced Food is Toxic for Humans
Rest - Relaxing is equally important for the whole of us (body, mind, and energy). Sleep is one form of rest, but to keep a healthy body and mind we need to meditate/relax too. It's very clear from science to reduce all types of illness and stress. The moral value of being lazy if we rest, in combo … Continue reading Rest – the 4th Pillar of Yoga
As most ancient cultures (and often common sense) the Yoga tradition recommends a clean, non-refined plant-based diet to stay healthy. Yogis know that animal sourced food is seen as a "low-value" food that drains us of energy and health. It makes us sluggish, and in the long run makes us ill. Modern science has vastly proven the ancient Yogic … Continue reading Nutrition – 1st of 5 Pillars of Yoga
Yoga is a part of the ancient tradition and philosophy of well-being called Ayurveda. It has 5 pillars, all equally important for a healthy body, mind and energy. When Yoga is reduced to a physical activity, the practice becomes a series of postures only, such as gymnastics or pilates. But when all five parts are … Continue reading The 5 pillars of Yoga
We have never lived as microbe-unhealthy and eaten and as little microbe-friendly food as today. New science is pouring in right now, finding the correlation between a certain micro biome and different diseases from chronic ones to temporary aches and allergies. This means that by taking a sample of your microbes we can nowadays see … Continue reading Clean is the real dirty, and dirty is clean
When meat putrefies in the intestine it creates toxic substances, one of them being ammonia, which kills pretty much everything around it. A 50 year old person that eats a typical western diet of animal sourced protein (eggs and dairy included) will have produced about 70 kg of ammonia, the equivalent of 3500 litres of … Continue reading When meat putrefies in the gut