Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

Leaky Gut, Leaky Brain

We have been on diets since the 1970’s.  We have lost weight, gained weight, birthed eating disorders, and are now more obese than ever.  Our diets have failed us. We need to rethink dieting. My patients often ask me what they can do to lose weight. Those most successful at losing weight follow my simple […]

Homemade Cilantro Chutney

  Print This Chutney is typically served with an Indian meal as an antioxidant and a digestive. Cilantro is a powerful detoxifier and chelator. You will feel its powerful effects after you eat it. Ingredients 2 bunches chopped cilantro 2 cloves chopped garlic 5-6 raisins 1 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt Instructions Blend in […]

How Our Relationship with Ourselves Impacts our Health

As a physician, I am a keen observer.  A good scientist observes what works, what doesn’t, as well as the outcomes of behaviors even when mechanisms seem elusive.  After 30 plus years of medical practice, I see common patterns underlying health and illness; patterns of thinking, feeling and behavior that have a powerful impact on […]

What Is the True Measure of Our Worth

“If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you.   If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.” ~The Gospel According to Thomas   We are all products of our imprinting.  We are imprinted by our family systems […]

Healing Masala Chai

  Print Healing Masala Chai In India, we boil loose black tea in the spice water for a few minutes with sugar and milk, then strain it before drinking.  Ingredients 8 cups of water 2 tablespoons coriander seed 2, 2 inch sticks of cinnamon 1/8 cup of peeled and chopped ginger 1 tablespoon of crushed […]

Dr. K’s Organic Almond Milk

  Print Dr. K’s Organic Almond Milk This milk is delicious when tasted right after it is squeezed. I have also made golden milk with it. Add ¼ tsp of turmeric, 2 to 3 crushed cardamom pods and a few strands of saffron to a cup of almond milk. Heat and add honey to taste […]

Simple Nourishing Vegetable Broth

  Print Simple Nourishing Vegetable Broth I have made a gallon of this broth every week for the past month. I use only organic vegetables and have found that the fresher they are, the more nourishing the broth tastes. It is an infusion of an alkaline, nutritious, electrolyte replenishing broth that is cancer-fighting, anti-inflammatory and […]

An Antidote for These Patriarchal Times

Since the start of this year and all the chaos the patriarchy is causing, I am comforted by knowing what grounds and inspires me. A powerful antidote to the patriarchy is to nourish the Feminine. What does that mean for a ‘sensitive’? (1) I have known I was a sensitive since I was very young. […]

Shining Our Light in the Darkness; The Power of the #MeToo Movement (1)

No one can deny that there is a large societal ‘upchuck’ going on. Our shadow material has reached its tipping point and our individual and collective psyches can no longer contain it. Is this because the patriarchal shadow is amplified by our so-called political leaders? Is it because of their unabashed expression of misogyny and […]

The Medicinal Qualities of Oats

Oats are a safe substitute for gluten but only if they are organically grown.  They are one of the most heavily sprayed crops second only to soybeans and corn, so in order to prevent hormone and microbiome disruption by eating them choosing organic whole oats or steel cut oats is the most healthy and safest […]