Healthy Eating

40 before 40

40 before 40!

(This post contains affiliate links.) Now, making a list of 40 things I'd like to do before I'm 40 would be easy. In fact, it'd be hard to stop at just 40 things! But for this blog I've set myself…
the dangers of teflon

Throw out all your Teflon pans!

Evidence continues to mount that heating the Teflon coating used in non-stick cookware releases potentially harmful chemicals. In particular, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) have been shown to cause tumours in animal studies. * Workers involved in manufacturing…
healthy eating and depression

Healthy Eating and Depression

The Mental Health Foundation has published a great little booklet for anyone who wishes to protect their mental health through healthy eating. It is particularly relevant for people recovering from mild or moderate depression and suggests how changes to the…
ghee and its benefits

Ghee & its Benefits

Ghee or clarified butter is an effective Rasayana. In the Ayurvedic kitchen ghee is used in place of butter or oil. According to Ayurveda, ghee strengthens the digestion (agni) and is ideal for good health. (The protein and lactose that…