CategoryNutrition

The Best of Online Yoga

Who’s Who and What’s What at 5 of the Internet’s hottest studios Whilst it’s true that London – like many of the world’s capital cities – has more yoga studios than ever before, it can still be difficult to get to class. With long days in the office, kids’ after-school rotas, socialising and the need for sleep/Netflix all vying for our time, the pace of modern life can get in the way...

Eat Your Way Out Of Depression

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...

This is your YogaLondon Mom calling…are you eating well??

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...

Earth Day! Being Vegetarian isn’t the only answer…

The Way You Eat Can Shape The World by Elisa Pineda Earth Day is celebrated on the 22 of April and marks the anniversary of the birth of a new modern environmental movement that began in 1970. This movement has led to awareness of the impact and the footprint that our choices leave behind. To tackle this, The United Nations set 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets as part of...

Foods To Eat For Heart Health

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.  We now know that alongside the heart’s real function of pumping blood around the body also sits the absorption of nutrients and oxygen...

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