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General Ayurvedic Nutrition


5 Tips for Digesting Legumes

In this article, Nadia explains 5 simple things you need to do to make legumes easy to digest even for the most sensitive tummies.


5 Reasons To Take Triphala Daily

In this article, Nadia explores the amazing healing benefits of Triphala and gives five pretty convincing reasons to get over (or even embrace) its bitter taste!


Eating for Good Digestion

This is an introductory article to the Ayurvedic view of good digestion - why it is so important and how to eat in a way that supports balanced digestion.


Losing Weight With Ayurveda

In this article Nadia explains the Ayurvedic view of why we gain weight as well as two options for losing it - a Gradual Option and a Fast Option.


The Second Digestive System - The Skin

In this article Nadia looks at the skin as a second 'digestive system' and why what we put on it is so important.


3 Reasons To Avoid Green Smoothies

In this article (which went viral on Facebook when first published!) Nadia explores the three main reasons why green smoothies aren’t considered so healthy, from an Ayurvedic Perspective and gives some options for making them a little better for you.


A New View of Cholesterol

In this article Nadia explores our fear of high cholesterol and offers a slightly different way of thinking about it. She also explains the Ayurvedic view of high cholesterol and a simple home remedy to reduce it.



Popular Diet Reviews


The 5:2 Fast Diet: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article, Nadia explains the 5:2 diet in brief, including the science behind it and then explores the pros and cons of this approach and the Ayurvedic view of intermittent fasting. She then offers several Ayurvedic alternatives to this approach.


Alkaline Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article Nadia explains the theory behind Alkaline diets, explore the pros and cons of this approach and look at whether Ayurvedic diets are alkaline.


Dairy-Free Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article Nadia explores dairy-free diets including why people follow them, why they’ve become so common and the Ayurvedic perspective on it all!


Gluten-Free Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article Nadia explores gluten-free diets including why people follow them, why they’ve become so popular, the pros and cons of this approach to eating, if gluten is really the problem and the Ayurvedic perspective on it all!


Low-Fat Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article, Nadia explains how Low-Fat Diets came to being, their impact over the last 40 years and explores in detail the Ayurvedic view of fats and oils.


Low GI Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article, Nadia explains what Low GI diets are all about, their benefits and limitations and have a good look at whether Ayurvedic diets are Low GI or not.


Paleo Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article, Nadia explains what the Paleo diet is, its promoted benefits as well as some of the controversial aspects of the diet. Finally she reviews the diet from an Ayurvedic perspective and gives some advice to those considering following it.  


Sugar-Free Diets: An Ayurvedic Review

In this article, Nadia explains why everyone is giving up sugar at the moment, review the pros and cons of this approach and the Ayurvedic view of sugar and sweetness.


Are Raw Food Diets Really Healthy?

In this article Nadia explores the reported health benefits of Raw Food diets from an Ayurvedic Perspective.




Nadia's Nutrition Column for Nova Magazine


Eating the Ayurvedic Way

In her first Column, Nadia gives a personalised introduction to the Ayurvedic way of eating for good digestion.


Lifting the Festive Fog

In this Column Nadia explains in detail why we all feel a little ‘foggy’ after the festive season, why it is important to do something about it, and gives 10 helpful guidelines for lifting the festive fog.


Healing Warmth

In this Column Nadia explains why Autumn is the most Vata aggravating time of year, how this feels in the body, why it is a problem and how to antidote aggravated Vata with Warmth and Regularity.


Avoiding Winter Weight Gain

In this Column Nadia explains why we are prone to gaining weight in Winter and gives tips on how to eat throughout Winter in a way nourishes and satisfies our increased hunger whilst ensuring we don’t gain unwanted weight.


Spring Detoxing, Ayurveda Style

In this Column Nadia explains why the transition from Winter to Spring is the best time of the year for detoxing, what the Ayurvedic approach to detoxing is and how it differs from other approaches. Finally she outlines a simple Ayurvedic detox which is appropriate for everyone.


Digesting Dairy

In this Column Nadia explains why we find digesting dairy foods so difficult these days and what to do about it, from an Ayurvedic perspective.


The Secret to Healthy Fruit Eating

In this Column Nadia explains the Ayurvedic approach to healthy fruit eating and how this one rule of food combining can make a huge difference to you health!


Eight Ayurvedic Superfoods

In this Column Nadia redefines the word ‘Superfood’ from an Ayurvedic perspective, explains Ojas and Sattva and talks about the top eight superfoods in Ayurveda.


Fibre: Back In Fashion

In this Column Nadia explains why high fibre diets are all the rage, describes how to increase the fibre in your diet in a tasty way and relates all this to the Ayurvedic approach.


Intermittent Fasting & Ayurveda

In this article Nadia Marshall explores the idea of intermittent fasting, recently popularised by Dr Michael Mosley through the Fast Diet (5:2 Diet). In this article she gives an Ayurvedic approach to intermittent fasting and the Ayurvedic understanding of its benefits.


Eating For Your Ayurvedic Body-Type

In this Column Nadia briefly explains the three main Ayurvedic body-types and how to eat well for each one.


6 Ayurvedic Spices for Good Digestion

In this Column Nadia describes the digestive benefits of six well known Ayurvedic Spices.

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