Why Eat Fermented Food?

For all the Nutrition Buffs,Karina Bray  from <Choice.com> shares on the benefits of fermentation and how it can change your wellbeing! One of the hot topics in food and nutrition circles is fermented foods – from yoghurt and sauerkraut to kefir and kombucha. As well as adding zing and zest to meals, all sorts of…

Tantra – The new Buzzword. What is it?

Dear Om Seekers, This week we explore tantra, Liz Rosenbaum from <Do you yoga> shares more on this below. What comes to mind when you hear the term Tantra yoga? If you guessed it was something sexual, well, you’re sort of right… but not exactly. It’s true—Tantra yoga may improve your sex life, but only because of…

Vacations are Over

Vacations are a thing of the past. If you don’t think so, take a moment and consider if you can make to to the airport without an anxiety attack over whether or not we remembered to pack the battery chargers required to “get away from it all?” If this seems like an exaggeration, remember back…

10 Yoga Postures For Back Pain

Article credit: doyouyoga For most of our lives, we take our backs for granted. But at some point in just about everyone’s life, our backs revolt and remind us that they need love and attention too. Thankfully, for many of us, the pain is only temporary. But for others, it can be much more debilitating—and…

15 ‘MUST-DOs’ in Koh Samui

Koh Samui – a hive of activity – has too many choices to offer. From snorkeling through the vivid sub-aquatic life to relaxing at the exquisite spas, and from elephant trekking to partying hard on the beaches – the list of best things to do in Koh Samui seems endless. Here is a hand-picked list…

6 Reasons why Bali should be your next Yoga retreat destination

Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky Looking for postcard-like place to visit as your next holiday destination? Search no more. Bali is all you have ever wanted to see and experience. The exotic weather along with laidback atmosphere, friendly locals who will teach you their down-to-earth lifestyle, delicious food and incredibly interesting culture will make you fall…

Brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Photo credits: Ana Paula Lima Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, solving a puzzle that has previously eluded researchers and offering a potential novel target for the treatment of obesity. Obesity — a major risk factor for many diseases including cardiovascular…

How to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness Fast

Photo credit: Hàn Vi Phạm Thị Just a few days ago, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona, Hawaii… …and boy, am I ever sore! So what does a fitness guru do to bounce back as fast as possible from soreness (especially when he wants to enjoy a few good days on the…

Get fit with Amansala

How did Amansala come about and what do you guys offer that is different from other retreats? The program is designed to be a vacation with a purpose. A place where you can come on your own or with a friend or partner to relax on a gorgeous beach, pamper yourself, eat clean simple natural…

Best Anti-Aging Foods: A Diet to Feel and Look Young

Photo credits Your health is only as good as the food you eat. Following a regular diet based on nutrient-rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids helps you feel young and full of energy. Antioxidants Unhealthy…