"Life eats life," as Vimalananda is quoted in Robert Svoboda's book, "Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution." Many yogis drink milk, however, because it is the only animal food given willingly to another.
Sesame oil is derived from nutty sweet sesame seeds. As the seed matures, it bursts out of its pod. Think back to the children's story about "open sesame," a secret password in the medieval Arabic adventure tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. As the...
Spinach is heating in the digestive tract and drying. It is unusual because very few foods are both astringent and hot. It contains oxalic acid which provokes Pitta and is especially contraindicated for kidney stones. Cooking destroys the oxalic acid.
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