Holistic Retreats - evidence of benefit

Holistic Retreats – do they create measurable physiological and psychological changes?

Holistic Retreats – do they create measurable physiological and psychological changes? by Vanita Dahia I was inspired by the tutelage and support of John Vasta and Heather Musgrove of  Vasta Retreats, a retreat of vision, awareness, and strength through acceptance Heather Musgrove and Vanita Dahia have worked towards measuring the stress hormone, Cortisol and a […]

is sex in the brain

Is Sex in the Brain?

Is Sex in the Brain? by Vanita Dahia Want to keep the Libido going into your Mature Years? It is a known fact that libido has the potential to wane as we age. The topic of love, lust, sex and libido often intertwined with that of power and politics. Many a politician has become unstuck […]

Sad Mood Epidemic in The Art of Healing Magazine by Vanita Dahia

Sad Mood Epidemic in The Art of Healing Magazine

Sad Mood Epidemic in The Art of Healing Magazine Date: 1 March 2017 Publication: The Art of Healing Vol 1, Issue 58 Mar/May 2017 Author: Vanita Dahia Title: Is an imbalance in brain chemicals responsible for our sad mood epidemic? Keywords: Transcript: Brain chemical imbalance is responsible for moods. Happy and sad brain chemicals also known as neurotransmitters are […]

Vanita Dahia with Gillian Blair on Radio 3WAYFM

Vanita Dahia with Gillian Blair on Radio 3WAYFM

Vanita Dahia with Gillian Blair on Radio 3WAYFM Date: 6 February 2017 Interviewees: Vanita Dahia with Gillian Blair Details: Vanita Dahia with Gillian Blair on 3WAYFM discussing Alchemy of the Mind, Stress, how the mind affects sleep, the gut and adrenal fatigue Websites: https://vanitadahia.com and http://3wayfm.org.au Keywords: Vanita Dahia, Gillian Blair, Alchemy of the Mind, Gillian Blair Audio file: http://vanitadahia.com/files/audio/170206-vanita-dahia-gillian-blair-3wayfm.m4a (37.34MB) 00:26:19

Vanita Dahia with Dr Sherrill Sellman on Methylation

Vanita Dahia with Dr Sherrill Sellman on Methylation

Vanita Dahia with Dr Sherrill Sellman on Methylation Date: 26 November 2016 Interviewees: Vanita Dahia with Dr Sherrill Sellman Details: Vanita Dahia interviewed Dr Sherrill Sellman on the topic of Methylation – the underlying cause of genetic predisposition of mental health. Dr Sherrill Sellman is an internationally recognised author, naturopathic physician and radio host based in Oklahoma, […]

Oh Bummer! How does Disappointment Affect Mood?

Oh Bummer! How does Disappointment Affect Mood?

Oh Bummer! How does Disappointment Affect Mood? by Vanita Dahia Things not working out your way? On a downer? Feeling down or disappointed? When things don’t work out the way we expect them to, we might feel overwhelmed or saddened by circumstances. That downer feeling involves neurotransmitters becoming imbalanced and changes in neural firing underpinning […]

Custom Compounded Amino Acids vs Protein Powders

by Vanita Dahia Did you know that the amino acid constituents are not the same in the different types of protein powders? Photo credit: las – initially via Visualhunt / CC BY-NC-ND If you happen to be Glutamate toxic, it is very important to reduce neurotoxic foods from the diet. You may be taking a […]

Amino Acids – the Building blocks of Protein

Amino Acids – the Building blocks of Protein

Amino Acids – the Building blocks of Protein by Vanita Dahia Amino-acids in practice The benefits of taking amino-acids to improve your health can hardly be overstated. All the body tissues – every muscle, hair, nail, enzyme, and brain cell – is made from amino-acids. They are central to the bio-chemistry of your body. It […]