Eat Greens
Health, Nutrition

Why Is It so Important to Eat Your Greens?

As we’ve discussed in our Eat the Rainbow column, colour can make a difference on how you feel. From enhancing your appetite to providing you with a wider range of nutrients, green is one of those colours that should always be on your plate. Chlorophylls are responsible for the green colour present in the veggies […]

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Lentil Salad
Health, Nutrition, Yogic Recipes

Yogic Recipes: Lentil & Chard Salad

Enjoy this simple, nutrient-packed, sprouted lentil salad. Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds from grains, nuts, beans and other kinds of seeds. Once sprouted, they are bioavailable and easier to digest, with your body being able to access their full nutritional profile. Prep: 20 minutes Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 4 cups sprouted black lentils

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Orange Importance
Health, Nutrition

The Importance of the Colour Orange

The word orange comes from the Sanskrit word nāraṅgaḥ which means ‘orange tree’. Plant origin foods which are coloured orange are usually rich in carotenoid pigments. In some foods like tomatoes and carrots, the carotenoids are present as crystals, while in foods like paprika and mangoes carotenoids can be found dissolved in lipid droplets. This

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Yogic Recipe
Health, Nutrition

Yogic Recipe: World’s BEST Kimchi

If you’ve never tried to make Kimchie, or you’ve made it a thousand times, this recipe is easy, delicious and compliments every dish imaginable. The ginger stimulates the secretion of stomach acids and therefore aids digestion. The lacto-fermentation process produces various strains of probiotic bacteria that promote gut health. The cabbage provides fiber with high levels

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Back to School

Orthorexia Nervosa: Why being super-healthy could be super-harmful

Do you care about what you eat? If getting your 5-a-day isn’t enough, and you’re rigidly stuck to the latest food trends, you could be suffering from orthorexia. It might sound crazy at first since we all know that it’s important to look after our health. After all, isn’t that what yoga is about? Well,

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