Alina Rancane

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Ayurvedic Herbs for Women's Health Problems

Ayurveda, the ancient system of Indian herbal remedies has many important and useful herbs for women. In Ayurveda there are many nature cure herbs …

Good-bye Detox: 15 Foods that Naturally Detox & Cleanse Your Body {Infographic}.

For more: Image:<p>I’m a bit skeptical about the whole detox and Master Cleanse <i>thang</i>.<p>Juicing? With my lifelong oral fixation (don’t get any funny …

A Different Take on Ashtanga Yoga. ~ William F. Sands

Discussing Ashtanga Yoga in general terms can be tricky.<p>There are significant differences in its programs and instructions, usually based upon the …

Triphala: Ayurveda's Tummy Tonic

8<p>SHARES<p>In an effort to stay healthy, you probably take strides to keep organs such as the lungs and heart in top form, through practices like …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Three Ayurvedic Power Foods — Green and Healthy Inside Out

BY LINDA EGENES<p>Americans spend millions every year on expensive power bars and shakes to power up sagging energy levels or to replenish themselves …

Nutrition

Meditation Teachers Reveal Their Favorite Ways To Meditate

Research suggests that meditation offers many benefits for our health and happiness. And we may even enjoy these benefits when we’re not …

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Happiness

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Will Completely Boost Your Focus

For many of us, true silence only comes when we close our eyes and turn in for the night.<p>Even when we're "listening," our minds churn an inner dialogue: We're deciding what we'll say next, contemplating the way the speaker's mouth is moving, thinking about what's for lunch.<p>A healthy fix of silence …

CAULIFLOWER + BROWN RICE GRATIN

I've said for years now that I hate moving and after the past few weeks I can confidently say I still stand by that sentiment. I know there are …

4 Kale Chips Recipes

<b>How to make them:</b> Preheat oven to 300°F. On a lined baking sheet, space out 1 cup packed, dry kale leaves (stems discarded). Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with seasonings, and massage into leaves. On the top or middle rack, bake for 20 minutes, until crisp, rotating the pan and switching racks (top to …

11 Secrets Men Keep from Their Girlfriends

<b>We occasionally check out other women.</b> Oh come on—don't act surprised. I'm sure you don't have blinders on. Even married women drool at the site of David Beckham's tattooed torso. Can we all just accept the fact that there's still something in our brains that lights up when we see a healthy …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

<b>1. Cook instead of eating out.</b> Even if you try to eat healthy at a restaurant, that pesky bread bowl or sneaky salad may pack more calories than you planned for. Trust your inner Top Chef skills, and turn on the (skillet) heat. Cooking at home will more likely result in a healthier meal, not to …

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

The 25 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest

Whether you follow a gluten-free, vegan, or Paleo lifestyle, there are a number of dishes here that deserve a spot on your healthy-recipe board.<p><b>1. Apple and Cabbage Salad</b><p>For a satisfying detox salad, you need to try this Candice Kumai recipe. Apples and two kinds of cabbage (red and Savoy) provide …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

6 Food Myths That Are Completely False

<b>MYTH 1: Microwaving Foods Kills Nutrients</b><br>Microwaving is actually among the best ways to keep all the good things in your veggies intact. Boiling can leech out valuable vitamins and minerals, but because microwaving heats up food without using a lot of water, it helps foods to stay</b> …

Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies<p>Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins<p>Smoothies are great, that's no secret. But when they pack protein, they're nothing short of magical. Why? Protein does it all: it keeps cravings at bay, boosts energy, revs your metabolism, …