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basic chia pudding

The Most Basic Chia Pudding

Dr. Mawji's basic chia pudding recipe Servings: 4 (half cup each) Ingredients: 1 ½ cups coconut milk ½ cup whole organic chia seeds 2 tbsp organic maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla ½ teaspoon cinnamon Toppings to taste (any fresh fruit will do): Blueberries ... Continue Reading

Botanical Medicine: Withania somnifera (Ashwaghanda)

You may have heard about Ashwaghanda before – recently, maybe a little bit more! Ashwaghanda (latin name Withania somnifera) comes from the Solanaceae family of herbs and is originally from India and the Middle East. Therefore, Ashwaghanda is also known as Indian Ginseng. The plant itself is... Continue Reading

Glyphosate exposure – what do I need to know?

We’ve heard about Glyphosate quite a bit in the news lately, so I thought I would write a brief summary of what it is and what it can do to our bodies. Glyphosate is a herbicide used around the world! It was originally introduced to kill off weeds in the early 70s. Because genetically modified... Continue Reading

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is required by our bodies for many reasons: Helps in the production of Red Blood Cells. In some cases of anemia, vitamin B12 is administered in order to help increase production of red blood cells, therefore increasing capacity to carry hemoglobin. ... Continue Reading

Herbal Medicine: Peppermint

In lieu of this month’s theme on digestion at Naturmend, here are a few facts about a popular herb…Mentha piperita or peppermint! Peppermint comes from the Lamiaceae family of herbs. Minimal sunlight and fertile soil creates an optimal environment for this beautiful plant to... Continue Reading

5 Tips on Brain Health

This August at Naturmend is Brain Health Month! Here are 5 quick tips to take care of your brain: Try and incorporate healthy decisions a part of your daily routine. This not only is important in the foods we consume, but also how we decide to take care of ourselves. Healthy fats like... Continue Reading

The Basic Smoothie

So, here’s a recipe for a BASIC smoothie with ingredients in your home, that you can use as a meal or snack! It supports your brain, gives you energy, promotes anti-inflammatory pathways and hopefully will reduce the NEED FOR CAFFEINE on a daily basis – you will be energized!! I like my... Continue Reading

5 Tips For Healthy Skin

Is your skin preventing you from being truly HAPPY? It shouldn’t! Skin is the largest organ we have and it deserves some TLC! Give it healthy lifestyle changes, a reduction in inflammatory triggers and maybe some hormone regulation. Here are 5 tips to have your skin glowing: HEALTHY GUT =... Continue Reading

IV therapy and Gastrointestinal Health

Intravenous (IV therapy) is a therapy that is high in demand in the alternative health sector these days! If you haven’t heard of it yet, don’t worry…I have you covered! IV therapy administers nutrients and medicinal agents via the vein. There are a LARGE variety of IV therapies that can be... Continue Reading

Dr. Mawji’s Delicious Daal

Lentils are a source of vegetarian protein and can be spiced up a variety of ways to your tasting. Here is a recipe using lentils along with some warming spices, perfect for all seasons! Here is what you will need: ½ cup yellow split moong bean ½ cup red split lentils 2 tbsp avocado oil or... Continue Reading