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Immunity and Wellbeing

According to Larousse, immunity is the condition of an organism that resists infection without pathological manifestations. The body acts without reacting. Dose, frequency, and duration of exposure are the 3 external factors to consider in order to limit contagion. However, the healthiest way, and all...

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acide base nutrition ayurveda

Acid-Alkaline Balance – Part 2

The table below follows the Acid-Alkaline Balance Part 1 from the Spring blog. Acidic foods slow down, inhibit or stop the detoxification process. They are also inflammatory and mucus forming.  Eating an acidic diet leads to congestion and inflammation.  Acidic diet can cause bone and muscle...

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Acid-alkalin-nutrition

Acid-Alkaline Balance – Part 1

Regulation of body fluid pH is one of the most important physiological functions of homeostasis, the ability to keep a constant internal environment.  Lungs, kidneys and buffers play a major role in eliminating acidity while maintaining homeostasis.  Ingested food is therefore of prime importance.   For...

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Gunas-ayurveda

The Gunas: states of consciousness

Just as the physical body is made up of 3 doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha), the mental body has 3 forms of energies (Prana, Tejas and Ojas) and a psycho-spiritual constitution (consciousness) with 3 qualities or gunas, Sattva, Raja and Tamas. The term Sanskrit gunas...

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Marma therapy

Mind-Body-Spiritual Connection – Marmani

Marma points are portals into the multidimensionality of life (Lad, V. 2015). Marma points are positions on the body where flesh, veins, arteries, tendons, bones and joints meet. They represent junction points between consciousness and physiology. They are part of the three levels of energy...

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data dosha

Vata Imbalances: The Individual and the Planet

Who did not look for his/her keys one morning in a hurry, or vehicle in an endless parking lot? Or absorbed by the cell phone while walking, stumbling or encountering an obstacle? Or cook a recipe while watching TV and mix the wrong ingredients ???...

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