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The Cheeky Yogi and her Scientific Experiments

The Cheeky Yogi and her Scientific Experiments

I am turning into a bit of a sleuth/scientist. So much so that I reckon I could give Sherlock Holmes and Marie Curie a run for their money.

No longer able to read a single paragraph of a blog, book or report without double checking and cross referencing everything. I have taken my investigations even further. I experiment on myself where possible to see if the evidence presented is true.

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Eating Healthy: 10 Common Mistakes

Eating Healthy: 10 Common Mistakes

There is so much nutritional information out there about how to eat healthily that sometimes it can be confusing to know what to eat to ensure your body and mind feel good. Here, nutritionist and yoga teacher Elisa Pineda takes a look at the science behind some of the most common mistakes yogis can make when trying to eat healthily.

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Yogic Recipes: The Simplest Snack Recipe On The Internet

Yogic Recipes: The Simplest Snack Recipe On The Internet

When it comes to snacking, there’s so much on offer it’s hard to pick something that actually satisfies.

When I was studying, the mid-afternoon break could not come soon enough. However, with dinner in sight and a potential gym trip to fit in, it was a challenge to find the perfect snack. Enter power bites. Admittedly they’re not cake, and there is always a time and a place for indulgent afternoon treats, but they are a delicious afternoon snack if you want something nutritious to power you through that late afternoon. Especially if straight up dried fruit and nuts doesn’t do it for you. (more…)

Funky Feeding For Budding Yogis

Funky Feeding For Budding Yogis

There is no possibility of one’s becoming a yogi, O Arjuna, if one eats too much or eats too little, sleeps too much or does not sleep enough.
~Bhagavad Gita Verse 6.16

As people deepen their yoga practice there is an inevitable shift in awareness and perspective. One of the most common places people look with this new-found clarity is diet. When you take care of your body on the outside you will want to know precisely what is going inside, and changes start to occur naturally! (more…)