Adopt Your Own Yoga Diet In Five Simple Steps

When it comes to the debate as to how to get going on a proper yoga diet, there is always some new grist for the mill. Here, writer Sharon Thiel delineates just five simple steps to adopting a yoga diet in her article for Yoga For Focus. Adopt Your Own Yoga Diet In Five Simple […]

The Yoga Diet Debate Rages On

Here we are again discussing the merits and particulars concerning the yoga diet. As I’ve touched on this topic several times in previous posts, the true yoga diet is considered vegetarian and vegan ideally, but there’s more to it than just making those distinctions. When you really get into it, even certain foods that might […]

More To Learn About The Best Yoga Diet

The best yoga diet will always emphasize consuming non-animal sources of nutrition. Fruits, nuts and legumes will fill the dietary void and replace meat and animal products. The emphasis becomes one of diminishing any harm to other living things in order to sustain ourselves. That is the essence of ahimsa. Here is a very in […]

Is The Best Yoga Diet Vegan?

The question “Is the best yoga diet vegan?” is probably pretty loaded. If you’re not vegan, you’re not practicing true yoga, is the implication. I view the question as one of degree. Meaning, we get there when we get there. If you happen to be a meat eater at this moment in your life, don’t […]

A Yoga Diet Is A Healthy Diet

Well, here we are again, discussing the virtues of the yoga diet. You guessed it — it’s a vegetarian based diet. Our daily foods make us who and, in fact, what we are quite literally. That’s why it’s so important to eat good healthful foods from local, preferably organic sources. Here Arseto writes on his […]

More Good News About The Best Yoga Diet

I wrote the other day about just what should constitute the best yoga diet, so I wanted to say a bit more about that subject. While there is no one best yoga diet, patterns of diet and nutrition that emphasize highly nutrient dense foods produced by organic farming methods and they’re best if locally sourced. […]

Why Best Yoga Diet Is Not Just For Yogis

There’s always that nagging question about what’s the best yoga diet always popping into the heads of beginning yoga students. You know, it really does depend on what you’re trying to accomplish in your practice and adherence to yoga meditation techniques. A better way to ask the question might be something like, ‘Is there a […]

The Best Yoga Diet For Health And Happiness

There’s always that nagging question when it comes to just what constitutes the best yoga diet: What should I be eating so that I can be consistent with my yoga meditation? My answer is consistently that you should move first toward a more vegetable focused diet, then toward a vegetarian diet, and ultimately a vegan […]

Yoga Health Benefits Unite Both Mind And Body

There are an increasing number of yoga health benefits documented through studies and personal experiences from individual yoga practitioners. There seem to be improvements relating to weight loss, strength enhancement, improvements in cardiovascular and endocrine functioning, and diminished stress and related mental health issues. So my question (as a doctor) is why aren’t we prescribing […]

Cannes Alec Baldwin Really Endorse Yoga Meditation Benefits?

I wrote about some famous male celebrities who are getting yoga meditation benefits, and one of the most noteworthy was Alec Baldwin. Recently, he was at the Cannes Film Festival where he made a short video clip endorsing the benefits of yoga. It really has had a positive impact on both his health and on […]

Is There A Yoga Diet Just Right For You?

Seems we can’t get away from the topic of what is or isn’t a good yoga diet. I just read a short post on another blog that related the writer’s ambivalence about grains and certain foods, and every once in a while falling off the dietary wagon, so to speak. Take a look on over […]

Eating And Enjoying A Proper Yoga Diet

Believe it or not, we are what we eat, and a proper yoga diet will go a long way to enhance your physical and mental rewards from regular practice. I’ve written previously about good yoga nutrition in conjunction with yoga meditation practice. that’s because it’s so important to our overall health. Our food becomes us […]

Vegans Rule: Nutrition To Power A Yoga Diet

I’m an avid supporter of a vegan yoga diet because I believe that it delivers the most nutrients in their proper balance for the number of calories. Many of what are currently viewed as chronic diseases are actually caused by chronic nutritional deficiencies. Normally, our typical Western diet delivers calories that are very deficient in […]

Proper Yoga Diet Enhances Yoga Meditation Benefits

There is a belief that a proper yoga diet can significantly effect your practice of yoga meditation as well as greatly benefit your overall health. This stems from the belief that food contains a certain prana, or life energy. Now, I have come to find this a fascinating subject for reasons that I won’t get […]