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Raising Super Healthy Kids
This month we interview authors Kumuda Reddy, M.D., and Linda Egenes, the writers of a new book called Super Healthy Kids: Happy and Healthy Children through Maharishi Ayurveda. Dr. Kumuda Reddy is a medical doctor who received training in Maharishi Ayurveda. Linda Egenes is the author of over four hundred articles and co-author of two other books on Maharishi Ayurveda. She is an adjunct associate professor of writing at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa.
This June I’ll be celebrating Father’s Day within days of the birth of my first grandchild. Being on the verge of this next phase of life led me to reflect. I have been thinking about the stages of a man’s life.
Childhood is Kapha time. I spent that time in a small Iowa town during the distant ‘50s, blissfully ignorant of the responsibilities that I would take on later. I didn’t know anything about Ayurveda as a kid but I also didn’t know about computers, video games, cell phones and Twitter. My friends and I had the run of the neighborhood. We spent hours each day in the neighborhood playing all sorts of games.
Beat the Heat with a Cooling Mint Lassi
Try this recipe from the renowned author of Heaven's Banquet Miriam Kasin Hospodar. Lassi (pronounced "LAH-see") is a delicious and simple summer drink. Lassi is fresh yogurt blended with spices, occasionally fruit and select plants in room temperature pure water. According to Ayurveda, Yogurt by itself can clog the channels of the digestive and elimination systems, but when transformed into lassi it actually aids digestion. Thinning yogurt with water and blending it changes the molecular structure so it is more easily assimilated.
My Vedic Kitchen™
Fun Ayurvedic Recipes for Kids of All Ages
Every parent wants their children to eat healthy pure food. Yet you want them to have fun foods too. In their book Super Healthy Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Maharishi Ayurveda, authors Kumuda Reddy, M.D. and Linda Egenes tell us how to make pizza, french fries and burgers in a way that’s fresh, wholesome, healthy and ayurvedic. A little something for the kid in all of us.
Ask the Expert
Hold on to Your Hair
Vaidya Manohar, our ayurvedic expert from India, is the featured health practitioner this month. Here he explains the cause and treatment of hair loss.
Maharishi Ayurveda Tip of the Day