THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE

If light is love, than fear is its shadow ― L.J. Vanier The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear. There are only two basic emotions people can express, and those two emotions are fear and love. All other emotions are subcategories of these two. If there is love, we may experience peace, […]

The only cure of cancer is PREVENTION

I want to share something with you. My best friend just got diagnosed with breast cancer. She became yet another statistic of the fastest growing second leading cases of death. I don’t want to be a statistic and I don’t want you to be one either. That is why I have to share this information […]

New Year, New You

Can you undo the damage of holiday eating and reset your body ? We know based on previous research that large meals tend to cause inflammation in the gut as well as in the body. This can create some damage that our bodies may need to clean up. The “cleaning up” mechanism is called Autophagy […]

Attitude of Gratitude

Every year we get together to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family. We give thanks for an abundance of food on our table and  appreciate others for joining us on this day. Why do we need to wait until November to give thanks? Can’t we be thankful every day, every minute and express gratitude towards […]

Turmeric – spice and superfood

  Today I would like to talk about one of my favorite superfood and spice – TURMERIC. Turmeric root comes from Curcuma Longa plant and has brown skin with orange flash with similar to ginger flavor. It has been widely used in traditional Indian cooking as a warm and bitter spice that gives yellow color […]

Fast or Not to Fast

Fasting isn’t a diet. The literal definition of fasting is to abstain from food and drink from a specific period of time. It’s been around for thousands of years, as spiritual fasting is a part of many religions. But in this context, I prefer looking at fasting as simply a change in eating patterns. Fasting – […]

Your Health Starts in Your Gut

Hippocrates once said, “All disease begins in the gut,” and modern science is proving these words to be true. Many studies show digestive challenges are the root cause of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as autoimmune disorders, various skin challenges, and also have a profound impact on mental health. Diseases of the digestive system, particularly, an […]

The Human Longevity Project

It’ll come as no surprise to you that meditation and mindfulness are good for you. A new project by my friend and colleague, Jason Prall, actually looked into things like meditation, gratitude, and human connection in the planet’s healthiest people. He also spoke to some of the world’s thought leaders and luminaries, and for the […]

Chocolate for your loved one

Giving chocolate to your loved one for Valentines Day is an old tradition. But why do we associate chocolate with love and what are health benefits of eating it? Benefits of chocolate. 1. It improves our life.  Anandamide is the chemical in chocolate that quickly activates dopamine receptors in the brain which temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression […]