Have you or someone close to you ever felt an intense feeling of sadness? Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness or worthlessness lasting for days or weeks…the type that starts keeping you from your everyday activities? If so, this may be something more than sadness. It’s possible you could be someone with clinical depression… before you become alarmed, did you know this is a treatable condition? (more…)
Do women really have different nutritional needs than men? You may be aware of the need for equal gender rights, but men and women have different needs when it comes to nutrition. Nutritionist and yogi Elisa Pineda explains all…
Although man and women are 98.5% identical in their DNA, there are differences between the sexes.
Due to differences in specific physiological functions in men and women, some nutrients are key for certain body parts. The female reproductive system, breasts and even skin can all be affected. (more…)
Once thought as the seat of emotions and intelligence, the heart has always been a recurring topic of discussion in the search for a better understanding of the body. Here nutritionist and yogi Elisa Pineda looks at the foods we can eat for maximum heart health.
Eating seasonally in the winter is important for your health and the environment. During this winter season nature produces food that contains the exact nutrients that your body requires for this time. By listening to what your body needs and eating accordingly, you will be able to protect yourself against the lethargy that often comes with winter.
As yogis, we are taking into account the notion of ‘Ahimsa’, or compassion for all living things. From here, we can start looking at our own consumption patterns. How might we make a more positive contribution to our earth? Here nutritionist and yogi Elisa Pineda explores a more conscious way of eating.