By Mark Toomey, Ph.D., Director of Ayurvedic Programs at The Raj Maharishi Ayurveda Health Spa, Fairfield, Iowa and MAPI staff writers. Kid’s Brain, Parent’s Brain: Different Brains In the last ten years, neuroscience has focused its attention on the adolescent brain and concluded it’s different from the brains of parents. Undoubtedly, parents and teens would [...]
By Mark Toomey, PhD, Director of Ayurvedic Programs at The Raj Ayurvedic Spa and MAPI Staff Writers Your weight and the overall shape of your body are influenced by a multitude of factors. All these factors interact: genes, economic status, lifestyle factors, diet choices, food quality, relationships and the environment. So-called “yo-yo dieting” has been [...]
By Mark Toomey, Ph.D. Director of Ayurvedic Programs, The Raj Maharishi Ayurvedic Spa and MAPI Staff Writers A number of recent deaths possibly linked to energy drinks have alarmed health officials nationwide and raised questions about the safety of highly-caffeinated beverages. Although no clear link has yet been established, US Food and Drug Administration officials [...]
By Mark Toomey, Ph.D., Director of Ayurvedic Programs at The Raj Maharishi Ayurveda Health Spa, Fairfield, Iowa and staff writers at Maharishi Ayurveda Products International. Your body’s first line of defense in maintaining optimal health is the immune system. Natural immunity is a core focus of Maharishi Ayurveda. In Sanskrit the immunity principle is described [...]
The authoritative Ayurvedic text called Charaka Samhita talks about the consumption of alcohol both for benefit and as a dangerous toxin. The texts of Ayurveda, which are estimated to be 2000 to 5000 years old, also discuss the curse of alcoholism and alcohol abuse with surprising detail. The Alcohol Warning From Ayurveda In the Charaka [...]
Authors – By Mark Toomey, Ph.D., Director of Maharishi Ayurvedic Programs, The Raj Maharishi Ayurveda Health Spa, Fairfield, Iowa with comments from Jagdish N. Vaidya, former Director of Ayurvedic Programs at the Lancaster Health Center, Lancaster, Massachusetts; Alarik Arenander, Ph.D., Director, The Brain Research Institute, Fairfield, IA; Raju Hajela, M.D., M.P.H., President and Medical Director, [...]
It is always inspiring to meet people who have been through and survived cancer, and especially those who have undergone the Western medical treatments for cancer such as chemotherapy.