- 2-3 stalks of fresh lemon grass or dried lemon grass
- 2 to 3 Cloves
- 3 to 4 Green Cardamom (Elaichi)
- 1/4 tsp Black Peppercorns
- 1/4 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
- 1 inch Ceylon Cinnamon (Dalchini)
- Few strands of saffron and Oolong tea /green tea/black tea
- 1/2 tsp fresh grated turmeric grated and fresh ginger grated optional as per seasonal availability
- 1 star anise (Chinese star anise)
Continue reading “Lemongrass Tea Infusion”
“It’s not only the medicine, but the right mindset and diet that plays a major role to cure any type of disease in the world” – says Sejal who is currently braving MND (moto neuron disease) through the power of Lifestyle.
Diwali couldn’t get better as I wake up to this beautiful gift. This is the power of lifestyle, belief , food, immunity and visualisation. We need medicine but not medicine alone. Medicine with lifestyle changes, belief and faith works miracles.
She’s on the path to recovery and shares this with me so I could in turn share it here to inspire others, we need medicine but not medicine alone , medicine with lifestyle changes and belief and faith. Please send her some love and prayers. She has promised to walk-in to see me soon and we shall then go out for coffee.
“I am Sejal R Zaveri, age 45 years, residing in Mumbai. I was diagnosed of MND (Motor Neuron Disease) 4 years ago.It’s a progressive disease, in which your muscles become weak. My cervical and lumbar muscles got affected. Due to this, my hands and legs became weak. After being diagnosed with MND I immediately started Homeopathy treatment. I continued with Homeopathy for 3 and half years, but unfortunately it didn’t work on me and my health condition deteriorated. I could hardly walk and there was lots of stiffness in my legs n hands. I started getting Anxiety attacks and was unable to sleep the whole night. I lost a lot of weight and was under major depression.
Immediately I started with Allopathy treatment and my sister booked an appointment with Dr Luke Coutinho.
And that was the turning point of my Life. He advised me to do antibody blood test. This test is for auto immune disease. He was the 1st person to advise me this test. My antibody blood count was very high, and he said this is because my gut is functioning very poor. He immediately told me to stop sugar, wheat and milk products for life time. He gave me a diet plan and his lovely voice advice and positive talks changed my mindset completely….I took his 3 months diet program, which was under Luke and his Head Nutritionist Dr.Sneha Shah. Simultaneously I also underwent STEMCELL THERAPY and I have been doing Neuro Physio regularly.”
When I started the diet plan my Haemoglobin was low, but it became normal after following their diet, without taking any medicine. I had borderline sugar also. Following their diet plan seriously, my sugar level became normal.
Luke advised me to do a lots of meditation which helped me to reduce my Anxiety attacks and my sleep. I have become more positive and energetic.Special Thanks to Dr.Sneha Shah, who was always approachable giving me the right advice and guidance.
In the end I would like to say one thing that it’s not only the medicine, but the right mindset and diet plays the major role to cure any type of disease in the world. At present I cannot walk without support but Luke had advised me to do visualisation that is to visualise what u want to do in future. By doing that I know I will walk independently one day and will become independent also.
Once again special to thanks to Luke and Dr.Sneha and his team….Love you all for making me a better person.
– Luke Coutinho
- Sweet potato – 1
- Broccoli – 1 cup (cut into florets)
- Grated homemade paneer – 3 tbsp
- Sattu powder – 2 tbsp
- Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
- Roasted cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
- Crushed black pepper – 3/4 tsp
- Salt – As needed
- Cold pressed coconut oil – as needed
Continue reading “Broccoli Sweet Potato Tikki”
- Sprouted and steamed moong – 1 cup
- 1/2 cup A2 cow milk yogurt or 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Cilantro (roughly chopped) – 1 cup
- Green chili (optional) – 2
- Ginger – 1 inch
- Garlic – 3-5 cloves
- Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp
- Jaggery – 1 tbsp
- Coriander – cumin powder – 1 tsp
- Red chili powder – 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
- Whole wheat / Khapli atta – 2 cups
- Coconut oil or ghee – 2 tbsp
- Water as needed
- Pink Himalayan salt to taste
- Cold pressed peanut oil / coconut oil/ pure ghee for shallow fry
Continue reading “Sprouts Thepla”
In this blogpost, we will look at a key reason why most patients fail to heal, prevent and recover – and what we can do…? Attitude of the patient is as or if not, more important than the drug, and the treatment. When someone is stricken with a disease or illness, you do not throw your life and body into that hands of your healers. Continue reading “Healing with Right Attitude”
Wellness warriors love Luke Coutinho. You might wonder why the 30-something, tattooed, one-time raver, and now an integrative and holistic medicine practitioner, is such a hit with middle-aged, urban women? Luke C.’s radical simplicity and razor sharp ghar ke nuske knowledge has amassed an astonishing 3 lakh fans on Facebook, Continue reading ““I followed Luke Coutinho’s advice for a week and it changed my life””
- 1/2 cup raw almonds (soaked and dried)
- 1/2 cup raw walnuts (soaked and dried)
- 1 cup sattu
- 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt
- 3/4 cup dates (chopped)
- 1-2 tbsp water
Continue reading “Raw Cacao Energy Balls”
- Amaranth/Jowar/Sattu flour as per choice – 1 cup
- Phool Makhana/Foxnuts – 1 heaped cup
- Turmeric powder – a generous pinch
- Black pepper powder – 1 tsp
- Roasted jeera powder – 1/4 tsp
- Coriander/methi/spinach (chopped leaves) – as per availability – 2 tbsp chopped finely
- Rock Salt – to taste
- Ghee – 1/2 tsp
- Cold pressed coconut oil – to toast parathas
Continue reading “Phool Makhana Paratha (Navratri special)”
Reap the multiple benefits of these bite sized ladoo from your very own kitchen pharmacy
Ingredients: Continue reading “Turmeric Sesame Ladoos – Anti-inflammatory Bombs!”
Yoga has become increasingly popular, millions of people in western societies as well as Indian societies are taking yoga classes. I have seen in many cities across the globe, yoga classes offer only asana practices in their complete time schedule. One of the reasons could be because most of the yoga practitioners & instructors are not Continue reading “Is Yoga just about Asanas?”