Monthly Archives: August 2018


How to feed your family when life is just too busy

By Dr Madhavi Kathiria Endless to-do lists and growing stress levels are contributing to a modern busyness epidemic. The statistics continue to roll in with the same message: in Australia three in four people say stress affects their health, two-thirds of working parents say that they don’t get everything done in a day that they would […]

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Why you need to make time in your week for self-Abhyanga

Ayurvedic self-massage has been practised for thousands of years and the benefits are both numerous and immediate. Oryana Angel road tests the practice. With benefits ranging from decreasing aging, toning muscles and detoxing, to bettering vision, reducing wrinkles and improving sleep, I was pretty excited about trying Ayurvedic self-massage “Abhyanga” for the first time.   Like most, […]

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Steamed carrot, squash & beans with mint-parsley pesto

Serves 1-2 as a side dish Ingredients: • ¼ cup carrot cut into cubes • ¼ cup yellow squash cut into cubes • ¼ cup green beans cut into cubes  For Pesto: • ¼ packed cup mint leaves • ¼ packed cup parsley leaves, without stalks • Finely grated zest of ½ lemon • 1 clove garlic, peeled • 1/8 cup toasted walnuts or almonds • […]

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The big myth around one diet fits all

There are a lot of fad diets out there that seem to come and go from fashion, they range from swapping food for copious amounts of fresh juice, going raw, sticking mainly to meat and protein, consuming tons of cabbage soup and all sorts of other unbalanced combinations which send your digestion and metabolism into […]

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Why Ghee is good for you

When most people think of ghee, or clarified butter, they don’t often associate that with something healthy. While we’ve been educated to believe that all fat is bad it’s important to look a bit more closely because ghee is actually a super-food and something you should be including in your diet every day.  What is […]

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