About Rammohan Rao

Ram holds a doctorate degree in Neurosciences and was a Research Associate Professor of Neuroscience at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA. His research focus was in the areas of chronic stress, neuronal cell death and mechanisms of age-associated neurodegenerative diseases with special emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease. Ram has 20+ years of research and teaching experience in Neuroscience and has published more than 50 peer reviewed papers in scientific journals and chapters in a couple of text books. Ram has supervised, trained and mentored several high school students, college interns, research technicians and post-doctoral fellows. Ram is also a board certified Ayurveda practitioner and a registered yoga teacher. He teaches Ayurveda and Yoga at the California college of Ayurveda. He is also the author of a recently published book-“Good Living Practices”-The best from Ayurveda, Yoga and Modern Science For Achieving Optimal Health, Happiness and Longevity.

Good Living Practices for Everyday Health

Why Good Living Practices are Important Notice that everyone wants to be healthy, and there are hundreds of books out there on diet and exercise. Hundreds of books on cultivating positive emotions and several books and programs on overcoming negative emotions. And yet as a society why are we not healthy? Why are we experiencing [...]

By |2020-05-18T18:54:51-07:00May 18th, 2020|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Gurmar: The Sugar Buster

The Sugar Buster Herb The Ayurvedic herb gurmar is popular known as the sugar buster. Gurmar (Gymnema sylvestre) is a member of the milkweed family of herbs and is native to the tropical forests of India. The plant also goes by other names such as: gurmari, gurmarbooti and mesbasringi. The Hindi word gur-mar literally means [...]

By |2018-09-09T00:33:35-07:00November 10th, 2009|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Mung: The Royal Bean

Mung Beans are Beloved in Ayurveda Mung beans are one of the most cherished foods in Ayurveda. They are tridoshic, which means they can be eaten to balance all three doshas (energetic forces) especially when they are cooked with appropriate spices. They are very nourishing, while being relatively easy to digest. Unlike many other larger [...]

By |2018-09-09T00:22:31-07:00April 30th, 2009|Ayurveda|2 Comments
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