Hello world, welcome!

The food body may seem like an odd name for a blog. I’ve been wanting to write for a while – to put out the really interesting information I come across about nutrition and wellness, along with delicious recipes and useful advice to nourish both the mind and the body. There’s so much misinformation out there that I really just wanted a forum to set the record straight. I was in yoga class the other day when the teacher spoke about the month’s focus: the Annamaya Kosha, the Food Body, and I thought: that’s it! The root where food, nutrition, mind and spirit all intersect.

The mind, body and spirit are interconnected and interrelated. What affects one affects the other. When one part of our being is unhealthy, the other parts naturally follow as a consequence. The Annamaya Kosha is the first, physical layer of the body. Nourishing this layer is paramount since what we do to it will naturally affect the deeper layers, down to the body’s core. In particular, what and how we feed our body will affect how we feel about ourselves, the stories we will tell ourselves (our psychological mindset), and how we continue to treat ourselves day after day.

I hope that this blog provides some tools to nourish all of your layers. I look forward to sharing with you.


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