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One-Pointed to the Max: Michael Hauth’s Passion for Health and Maharishi AyurVeda

I spoke with Michael Hauth, a recent graduate of the BS in Physiology and Health at MUM, to find out what he loved about the program, how he intended to use the knowledge, and what drew him to this unique degree.

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Dharma Parenting: Understand Your Child From an Ayurvedic Point of View

Have you ever wondered what makes you, or your child, tick? Why does one child take their time to change, while another is constantly changing and yet another is trying to convince others to change? Are these unique tendencies nature or nurture? According to neuroscientists Dr. Keith Wallace and Dr. Fred Travis at Maharishi International University, the answer lies somewhere in the middle. 

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Keeping Digestion Healthy: 7 Tips from Maharishi AyurVeda

Health is all about the quality of your digestion. With strong digestion, you can maintain your body’s ideal weight while feeling great. Here are some tips from Maharishi AyurVeda on how to optimize digestion through diet:

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Hot Milk Before Bed: An AyurVedic Treat

A cup of hot milk before bed sets the stage for smooth transition into sleep. It soothes the nerves and, if you prepare it just right, it is tasty and full of nutrients.

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“Naturally Trim” Non-Credit Course Now Available


Registration is now open for Naturally Trim, a non-credit online course centered on a natural approach to obtaining your ideal weight.

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MUM Pre-med Student Pursues Career As Integrative MD

I recently spoke with one of our star students, David Wright. In our discussion we talked about his experience at MIU and future goal of becoming a Doctor of Integrative Medicine:

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Ayurvedic Cooking for Perfect Health

Registration open for online Non-Credit Courses available now!

The joys and benefits of cooking using Ayurvedic principles are explored in this course. Ayurvedic experts and master chefs discuss the best ingredients, cooking techniques, and recipes for a balanced vegetarian diet.The basics of ayurvedic food selection and preparation are demonstrated in a 10 lesson course that includes step-by-step video instructions, recipes, and an explanation of the benefits that each meal bestows.

This course relies very heavily on video to deliver instruction on:

Maharishi AyurVeda Students Appear on Local Radio Station

Students from faculty member Dinesh Gyawali’s Maharishi AyurVedaSM Wellness Consultant Practicum course recently appeared on KRUU-FM, Fairfield’s local radio station, to talk about their experiences as developing AyurVedic consultants.

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Hungary Conference Highlights Faculty Presentation

A forthcoming conference in Hungary on the topic of “Reinventing Europe” has highlighted a paper by faculty Harald Harung and Fred Travis in their widespread promotion of the event.

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PhD Student Receives $5,000 Research Grant

Dinesh Gyawali, a doctoral student in physiology, recently received a grant from the Cochrane Collaboration to help subsidize expenses associated with his project to systematically review research on the effect of Ayurvedic preparations on cardiovascular risk factors, specifically high cholesterol.

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