Sprouted Moong Dal Soup

Posted on November 20, 2020 at 4:31 pm


Sprouted Moong Dal Soup: A detoxification recipe that is warming in this cold weather. What better way to use time in lockdown part 2! Ingredients 1 ½ cup of sprouted Moong dal -To sprout moong dal, soak 1 cup whole green moong dal in water overnight. Drain next morning, wrap in wet muslin cloth and […]

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Gut Health & Gut Microbiome

Posted on July 13, 2020 at 11:00 am


There is increasing evidence and awareness of the importance of gut microbiome, which contributes to overall health (physical and mental). What is gut microbiome? Our gut microbiome is made up of ecosystem of micro-organisms which include bacteria, viruses and fungi. This biodiversity is sensitively balanced to help break down food and toxins, make vitamins and […]

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Balance your Hormones to Balance your Life

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 3:54 pm


Hormonal imbalances affect a number of people, both men and women, and sometimes the impact of this on daily life is underestimated. The effects of hormone imbalances may be seen through diabetes, thyroid disorders, menstrual irregularities, infertility, adrenal fatigue, low testosterone, poly-cystic ovarian disease (PCOS) etc. The list of symptoms is endless and some of […]

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Reduce Your Stress & Improve Your Overall Health

Posted on August 6, 2019 at 9:19 am


Modern life can be very hectic, focused on doing rather than being which can lead to high levels of stress. Short term stress can be helpful for the body and mind. This leads to the release of hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline from the adrenal glands. The sympathetic system also activates redirecting the body’s […]

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Turmeric Latte

Posted on May 17, 2019 at 12:43 pm


This is a wonderful warm drink to help with inflammation, immunity and relaxation etc. This can be had around 8 pm to help you have a soothing sleep. Here is our healthy recipe to prepare the turmeric latte: Ingredients 1 cup of nut/coconut milk (you can also use half of water and half of this […]

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Sleep benefits

Posted on May 17, 2019 at 11:54 am


Sleep-zzzzz. We all know how important sleep is for our physical and psychological health, but how many of us follow the guidance and get good sleep? It is very easy for our sleep duration and quality to reduce as our lives get very busy and full of ‘things to do’. It is also equally easy […]

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Kale Pesto Healthy Recipe – Gluten Free and Vegan

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 1:33 pm


This is a healthy recipe in my fridge and can be used with pasta, baked sweet/white potato, salmon or as a dip. Believe me- it has the goodness and yumminess all in one. How to create the best kale pesto Kale Pesto Ingredients 5 cups of washed organic Kale leaves 5 cloves Garlic 1 tsp […]

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My Story and Journey into Functional Medicine

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 1:10 pm


My Functional Medicine journey is a personal one; I have experienced the health benefits first hand. It began when I was diagnosed with an auto-immune condition (Sjogren’s syndrome) after an acute episode of joint inflammation. I remained reasonably healthy (depending on how we define healthy) for years, although I suffered with fatigue and frequent colds/flu, […]

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Diet and Mental Health

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 2:15 pm


‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ Wondering about the link between diet and mental health? Well, we all know that eating well, healthily and sensibly is a good idea. As a Psychiatrist and Functional Medicine practitioner, I take it one step further and believe that food can unlock the key towards […]

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Depression

Posted on February 5, 2019 at 2:47 pm


‘Sometimes it is heavy…like you’re carrying an elephant. Sometimes it’s dark…you wonder if you’ll ever see light. Sometimes it’s bleak…you wonder if you’ll make it through. And some days there are no words to describe it.’-Tonia Funk Brassell In Depression, the individual suffers from depressed mood, loss of interest and enjoyment, and reduced energy leading […]

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