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Shruti Mishra
The mother of all pregnancy superfoods and the easiest way to have it everyday

The mother of all pregnancy superfoods and the easiest way to have it everyday

During the pregnancy, the nutritional needs for a woman's body go up as she also fuels the growth and development of the baby. Calcium, iron, protein, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids are some of the most vital nutrients needed during pregnancy and there is one thing which is rich in...

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Nidhi Chimnani
Ayurvedic postpartum care for new mothers - Part 2

Ayurvedic postpartum care for new mothers - Part 2

The primary goal of Ayurvedic care postpartum is to bring balance to the new mother’s vata energy, to prevent excess air from entering the body, and to restore the new mother’s mind and body after the rigors of labor. Massages play a very important role in achieving these.  This is...

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Nidhi Chimnani
Ayurvedic postpartum care for new mothers - Part 1

Ayurvedic postpartum care for new mothers - Part 1

The well being of new mothers is at the heart of the centuries old practice of Ayurveda. The ‘science of life,’ Ayurveda offers a holistic set of guidelines on caring for new mothers and restoring the delicate balance of energies within the postpartum body. According to Ayurveda, the human body...

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Shruti Misha
Easy khichadi recipe for new and expecting mothers

Easy khichadi recipe for new and expecting mothers

Ayurveda recommends meals that are easy to digest for the initial days of postpartum recovery. Khichadi made with rice and green mung beans helps in providing nutrition to the body, while being easily digestible. It is a well balanced comfort food, rich in proteins, iron and fiber and is great...

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Madalyn Hughes
Important nutrients for third trimester and how to get them on a plant based diet

Important nutrients for third trimester and how to get them on a plant based diet

Would you believe me if I told you that the human body needs roughly 80,000 calories in order to build a brand-new human? Sounds crazy, right? Crazy, but true! Not all calories are created equal however. It’s much more important to make sure you are taking in the most nutrient...

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Shruti Mishra
5 benefits of turmeric for new mothers

5 benefits of turmeric for new mothers

It would not be an overstatement to call turmeric the king of superfoods. Most of us have probably heard about the miracle-root with the golden milk becoming a rage in social media over the last few years.  Although some of the benefits of turmeric root have only been scientifically verified...

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