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The Importance of the Colour Orange

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 pigment is liposoluble, and is therefore better absorbed and used by the body when taken along with other sources of fat such as nuts and oils. (more…)

Svadisthana: The Sacral Chakra

Svadisthana: The Sacral Chakra

If I asked you who you were, your answer would probably start with the words “I am…” followed by descriptive terms such as your age group, job title, family set-up, where you live and what you like to do. We are programmed to give expected answers to that question and we cherry-pick the responses we want others to hear. But sometimes the answer burning in each of us to the question “who are you?” is “I don’t really know.”

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