Category Archives for "Nutrition"

The ayurvedic view on drinking coffee

What is the ayurvedic view on drinking coffee? Coffee is kind of controversial in health circles. Some sources say it’s good, some say it’s bad. As always the ayurvedic answer is more nuanced: whether coffee is good for you very much depends on a number of factors. (You didn’t think I would write an anti-coffee […]

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Try these autumn Vata balancing foods now!

autumn vata balancing foods

Autumn. It’s here already! The days are getting shorter and it’s getting colder on this side of that big orb that we live on. In ayurveda autumn is Vata season. Vata is one of the three doshas – or constitutions – that describe the human body. Related: What is ayurveda? The Vata dosha is ruled […]

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My first week as a vegan: here’s what happened

My first week as a vegan

Me, vegan? This might come as a surprise to some of you… I’ve been a happy vegetarian for almost two years now. I once thought that I needed meat, but I proved myself wrong while doing yoga teacher training. The last years I’ve been experimenting with food and reading about nutrition a lot and found […]

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