Category: nutrition, food, dining

November-December 2019

I had the opportunity to travel to Goa, India, where my husband’s family is originally from. We stayed the home of my husband (Sunil) uncle’s place in the village of Quepem, which is located on the outskirts of the city of Margao. This home is surrounded by a vegetable farm. Sunil’s uncle, C.K. Desai has a background in agriculture, and acquired a bachelor’s degree … Read More November-December 2019

October 2019

The Columbia Association of Columbia, MD invited Divine Diets to present a seminar on Ayurvedic Nutrition on an informal level. A total of 27 people attended. Following the presentation, a delicious meal of tamarind soba noodles, hemp pudding, and potato-leek chowder soup was served. Again, Divine Diets received mostly positive feedback. Chef Akemi Parker once again partnered with Divine Diets. We are very grateful … Read More October 2019

September 2019 Events

On Saturday, September 14, Divine Diets was invited to participate in the Health and Wellness Expo at Mount Jezreal Baptist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. Divine Diets partnered with Green Eating (Ellicott City, MD) headed by Chef Akemi Parker and had the opportunity to present its work and services to the public. Over a 100 people attended. Divine Diets is very grateful to organizers … Read More September 2019 Events

Ayurvedic Food Categories

In Ayurveda, food is considered the source that determines the physical, emotional, spiritual and social health of an individual. Without healthy and nutritious food, a person’s overall well-being will deteriorate and eventually cease to exist. Across the world, including the US, millions of people have been struggling to battle diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and obesity. Poor eating habits, a stressful lifestyle, the lack of … Read More Ayurvedic Food Categories

Menopause and Ayurveda

Menopause is often seen as a burden and is viewed on a very negative level in the West. However, Ayurveda has the opposite outlook and addresses menopause as the chapter of life to be celebrated, since it is the beginning of a mature outlook in life. It is not seen as a disease in Ayurveda. The symptoms of menopause can vary depending on the … Read More Menopause and Ayurveda

Lifestyle Tips from Ayurveda

Set a time where you can sit and eat your food in peace without any distractions. If possible, always try to eat with other people. Eat at the same time every single day for breakfast, lunch and dinner and practice timed meal management. Eat a light breakfast, heavy lunch and light dinner. Eat fruits by themselves between meals, preferably as snacks. Sleep at no … Read More Lifestyle Tips from Ayurveda

The Beginning!

Welcome to my blog post! This is the first blog post on behalf of Divine Diets! A little over two decades ago, I became interested in nutrition, after a former college classmate detailed her first experience in taking a nutrition class. Upon obtaining a positive impression, I went ahead and enrolled in nutrition, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions … Read More The Beginning!