Talk on Air Quality in Mumbai on Thursday March 15

Hi friends, I'm organizing an event on AIR QUALITY on Thursday March 15 at 8pm at Tangerine Arts Studio in Bandra (map here). The talk is free - please call Tangerine to register at 9867369960.   The talk is by Barun Aggarwal, an expert on air quality and CEO of...

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Drinking Organic A2 Milk in Mumbai

Right now we are drinking Sarda Farms milk, but we may be soon switching over to A2 milk.  These are some of the farms that have been recommended by moms in Mumbai. I'm at the beginning stages of researching  them, so please do your own checks! Provilac based in Pune...

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The Best and Healthiest Bread in Mumbai

Back when I worked with Dr. Frank Lipman in New York, we were very much against gluten and took nearly all patients off of gluten for at least two weeks, and almost everyone felt dramatically better.  We have a lot of problems in the US with our wheat being sprayed...

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The sun protection I’m using in Mumbai

I have a new sun protection routine for my skin that I'm loving from my fabulous dermatologist, Dr. Rashmi Shetty!  I'm about to re-order these products so thought I would share. First, she has me using Vitamin C serum as the first layer in the morning.  It's called...

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Healthy Birthday Party Snack Ideas in Mumbai

I've been brainstorming about healthy-ish snacks for Rumi's 2nd birthday party.  Here are some of the snack ideas I'm loving from Pinterest and beyond! Drinking from fresh coconuts! Pretty cute, right? (Source) My friend recently shared this "bagel with fruit" idea...

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The Green Soup my Girls are Loving!

My girls are loving this soup, a great way to get veggies into their tummies!  We call it "green soup!" Zucchini Cashew Soup (Makes 1 serving – Double for lunch the next day!) 1 large or 2 small zucchini, cut into chunks and steamed ¼ cup raw cashews Himalayan salt or...

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Getting Air Purifiers in Mumbai

When we first moved to Mumbai a year ago, I picked up some air purifiers from Croma.  I ran them regularly in the kids' rooms, but wasn't thrilled with the air quality in our house as a whole. I went running on the beach a few mornings in a row and got my own hacking...

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My Visit to Salt Escape in Mumbai

A few weeks ago I woke up determined to improve Rumi's pollution cough and made a list of action steps. I got the curtains cleaned, I got rid of *almost* all the stuffed animals from her crib, we started homeopathy, we're getting air purifiers from Switzerland and...

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Thoughts on Sleep Training from NYC to Mumbai

I'm so nervous to write about this topic!  But friends have requested it, so here we go. I'm going to humbly describe how we have 2 toddlers that sleep from 7pm to 7am, with no nighttime feeds or pacifiers or whatnot. Plus naps. I'm in a unique position.  I had 2 kids...

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Supplements for Kids

Hi! A friend asked me what supplements I give my daughters and I thought I'd share here. When I worked for Dr. Lipman, the basics he recommended for adults are: multivitamin, probiotic, fish oil, vitamin D. These make sense to me for kids too, with the goal being to...

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