CategoryNutrition

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...

Save The Earth: 5 Ways To Eat Sustainably

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. Why We Need A Change For Our Earth  Climate change is a reality. According to more than...

Trying to Eat Healthily: 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. 1. Juice Drinking One of the greatest mistakes that yogis can...

10 Tisanes and Teas For Everyday Healing

From reducing anxiety to preventing diseases and curing your stomach ache, tea and tisanes can have many benefits for your health. Although frequently referred to as tea, tisanes actually include herbal or medicinal plants brewed in hot water whilst actual tea only comes from the ‘tea plant’, known as camelia sinensis. The type of process the tea plant receives is what determines the type of tea...

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