14 episodes

Meera & Ashok Vasudevan bring 50+ years of experience as leaders in the Plant-based & Natural Food industry. In this timely podcast series, they show you how to unleash the magic in your kitchen with evidence-based tips & tricks that improve digestion, enhance gut health, build immunity and provide simple solutions to affordable wellness. Pay the farmer, not the pharmacy. Brought to you by CSAW, the Centre for the Spread of Affordable Wellness (www.csaw.co). Get in touch at social@csaw.co. For more, check out www.veggieit.com

We Are What We Eat: Pay The Farmer Not The Pharmacy Meera & Ashok Vasudevan

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Meera & Ashok Vasudevan bring 50+ years of experience as leaders in the Plant-based & Natural Food industry. In this timely podcast series, they show you how to unleash the magic in your kitchen with evidence-based tips & tricks that improve digestion, enhance gut health, build immunity and provide simple solutions to affordable wellness. Pay the farmer, not the pharmacy. Brought to you by CSAW, the Centre for the Spread of Affordable Wellness (www.csaw.co). Get in touch at social@csaw.co. For more, check out www.veggieit.com

    Obesity: Let’s not be alarmist but get the facts on the risks

    Obesity: Let’s not be alarmist but get the facts on the risks

    There is too much alarmist surround sound on obesity. Yes, it can be problematic but before we jump to “cure” here’s some good news. Recent research shows there is no increased risk of mortality from obesity if other metabolic factors are in check, like BP, blood sugar, cholesterol. The risk of obesity related complications are further mitigated by exercise.Join us today on a journey of some interesting factoids on food groups and how they can help deal with obesity.Find out more at www.csaw....

    • 7 min
    Bone Health & Nutrition

    Bone Health & Nutrition

    Collagen, Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin D are each crucial for bone health as we age. Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body that forms the scaffolding that gives our body its structure and strength. Calcium homeostasis is an even distribution of Calcium in the bones and is crucial for skeletal health. This process is aided by Phosphorus and Vitamin D that ensures the absorption of Calcium in our body. Vitamin C, amino acids, zinc and Copper are required for pro-coll...

    • 6 min
    Allergy, asthma and nutrition

    Allergy, asthma and nutrition

    A very small dietary change can make a huge difference to the quality of our lives. Pollen, pets, dust mites and foods are common triggers for skin allergies and/or asthmatic episodes. Sometimes a hyperactive immune system triggers a battle between our antibodies and some foods, creating all the familiar allergy symptoms. Some allergies including eczema are alleviated by avoiding dairy, gluten, peanuts, eggs, honey and highly processed foods. Some of these are easy to identify throu...

    • 6 min
    Migraine: Awareness of triggers is half the battle won.

    Migraine: Awareness of triggers is half the battle won.

    For those who suffer it, migraines are a painful, unexpected & debilitating condition. They are often genetic with no known cure. Common triggers are stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, alcohol, hunger etc. There is not enough evidence that some foods can cure migraines. Results widely vary from person to person. For instance, coffee is known to help some, harm others. So, what is one to do?Find out more at www.csaw.co/blog.php

    • 6 min
    Cuisines of South-East Asia | Part 2

    Cuisines of South-East Asia | Part 2

    The bustling hawker centers, food carts and street stalls are a major source of the wafting aromas of South east Asian cuisine across the region. Deeply influenced by Chinese, Indian and Islamic culinary traditions, Malaysian food is both a melting pot and a distinctive mosaic with a cornucopia of colors, tastes and flavors. In turn, Malaysia has lent its influence to the uniquely Peraaaa nakan cuisine of Singapore. Also known as Nyonya, it is a blend of Chinese, Malay and Javanese cuisi...

    • 5 min
    Healing food systems known for centuries

    Healing food systems known for centuries

    The Incas, Mayans, ancient Chinese, Indians, Mediterraneans had long ago figured out that “we are what we eat”, and correspondingly built up a staggering knowledge of plants, nutrition and their impact on our wellness. In many ways scientists today are still playing catch up as they point out goodness of chemicals & molecules in foods through “analysis”, “evidence-based science” and “observation”. This newsletter is committed to providing you evidence-based tips that will uncov...

    • 6 min

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