Parsvottanasana – How to Do Pyramid Pose in Yoga!

Read more at: http://yoga.isport.com/yoga-guides/how-to-do-pyramid-pose-in-yoga Pyramid Pose is a standing yoga posture that combines the benefits of three major movements: Forward bending, backward bending, and balancing. It requires intense focus and a very calm mind to balance and stay in correct alignment. Its Sanskrit name, “Parsvottanasana” (PARZH-voh-tahn-AHS-uh-nuh), comes from four words: “Parsva” — meaning “side” or “flank”…

Thyroid Problems and Coconut Oil

Good Morning Veda Healthies! This is an EXCELLENT blog on how saturated fats like those in coconut oil can be beneficial to the body. My favorite part is how short (SCFA) to medium chain (MCFA) fatty acids can enter the mitochondria and be converted into energy. This means that saturated fat sources like Coconut Oil…

5 Things About Yoga That Just Aren’t True (And The Cats To Prove It)

Huff Post You know, you know. There are so many benefits of yoga: It can relieve stress and anxiety. It cansoothe your headaches. It can even make you smarter. But for first-timers, yoga can be absolutely intimidating. Those virtuoso yogis always seem to be balancing on their heads while playing a ukulele in one hand and writing poetry with the other….

Slaughterhouse Safety Ignored…What’s in Your Bacon?

Morning Veda Healthies,  This year’s report on the safety and humane slaughter of Pigs is frightening. Bruce Friedrick, Sr. Director for Strategic Initiatives and Farm Sanctuary, discusses the numerous violations in pig slaughterhouses and the food contamination that results. For Veda Health followers eating meat, this is an important issue to address for your diet….

Let’s talk about FAT…Part I – Snacking

Greetings Veda Healthies! This is the first of a series of articles on one of our most challenging subjects, FAT. Most of us struggle to keep our digestion in check, our metabolism at its highest and fat in low amounts on our body frame. Well, if you have ever wondered about the frequency of meals…

Savory Sunflower Seed Dressing with Herbs!

Veda Healthies! Here’s your chance to put living food into action. This sunflower dressing recipe gets even better if you soak the seeds overnight in a drop of lemon juice to remove the phytic acid and begin the germination process for the seeds. Also, swap out the agave for some maple syrup or palm sugar…

Carob – The Chocolate Substitute!

A recent comment on the chocolate posting led me to post some info on natural Carob. Here are 2 articles that help outline some of its benefits. Highlights include using Carob as a substitute for Chocolate for those who are intolerant or on a diet. Thanks Tia! The Many Health Benefits of Carob to the…

Savasana By The Sea…!

Om Shanti Veda Healthies,  Check out this wonderful opportunity for a Yoga Retreat by the Sea hosted by my friend and fellow Yoga instructor Shelley Fisher! What a beautiful way to find some inner peace and attune with nature. If you’re seeking balance or centering then this may be just what you need. Thanks for…

Registration for Holistic Cooking*

Good Morning Healthies, I’m so happy that so many of you have been interested in my upcoming Holistic cooking class! Space is filling up, so please take a moment and call 215-968-2800 x239 to register. Feel free to contact me with any questions.  Have a beautiful weekend filled with healthy choices! Namaste,  Julie

The Truth About Natural Toothpaste…

Good Morning Veda Healthies! Here is an intro article on how many ingredients in even “natural” toothpastes can be harmful to our health. The author points out some oral care suggestions and the caveats they might have. Hope you enjoy the info! Namaste,  Julie The Truth About Natural Toothpaste What you should know about toothpaste…

Top ten healthy reasons to eat chocolate!

Well folks, today’s fun healthy post involves a subject I know to be near and dear to many of your hearts, CHOCOLATE! Although chocolate is not specifically recommended by Ayurvedic practitioners, the health benefits of natural, pure coco bean are acknowledged. But, skip the fatty, sugary, processed bars and instead try organic, dark chocolate coco…

Fibromyalgia @ WholesomeOne.com!

Fibromyalgia What causes Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)? Is Fibromyalgia Syndrome an autoimmune condition? What other medical conditions are associated with FMS? What are the conventional treatments for FMS? Holistic Health Therapies for Fibromyalgia Getting a Holistic Based Evaluation Nutritional Recommendations Promoting Intestinal Health Supplementing Naturally Supplements that Boost Energy to the Cell Supplements that Help Boost…