Definition of a 'Yum Pot' and Question; "…what exactly is shilajit?"

Yum Pot (Variation Number 245)

Definition of a ‘Yum Pot’ something that looks anything like the picture above but tastes ‘yum’ and is full of ‘good stuff’ 😉

What is Shilajit? – I use it every day and now you want to know what it is – next you might be trying it for yourself 😉 Shilajit is a full spectrum nutritional substance from the Himalayan mountains- It is thought to be comprised of broken-down carbons from ancient rain forests, sandwiched between rock strata as the Himalayan mountains were formed 50-100 million years ago, and now in spring, a black substance oozes out between rock strata in the high Himalaya, where it is harvested and dried into a powder. There is a whole pristine eco-system in Shilajit! and it is said to be excellent as a garden soil additive for minerals and plant nutrition.It was discovered when the folk of the Himalayas saw the monkeys licking it and they were not your average dull monkeys – in fact they seemed to have super monkey powers…


Helps accelerate processes of protein and nucleic acid metabolism and stimulates energy providing reactions. Counteracts Diabetes and regulates the blood sugar level. Purifies blood, improves functioning of pancreas and strengthens digestion. Reduces fat, dissolves tumours, and counteracts thirst. Promotes the movement of minerals, especially calcium, phosphorous, and magnesium into muscle tissue and bone. Stimulates the immune system and improves restoration (recovery) after exercise. Increases levels of growth hormone in diabetic patients and is a potent anti-ulcer agent. Conclusion: Shilajit is a humus rich blackish-brown substance, which is very useful in many diseases and serves as a potent tonic. But its source of origin is still under controversy. Traditionally it is also considered to increase virility, cure diabetes, and in Ayurvedic medicine system of India, it is used against various diseases…. more here.

February Food – Monday 27th February 2012

5am
1 liter of warm water with 1 lemon juiced (skin and all)

6:30am
3 teaspoons of raw honey
1 cup of COLD white tea – the tea kettle broke 😦

11am
1 liter Coconut water
1 Cup of  white tea
3 teaspoons raw honey

…in between it all –
1 box of ‘Pacari’ cacao nibs

3:30pm
Purple Smoothie – containing
1 bag organic frozen cherries
1 bag organic frozen mixed berries
1 banana
250mls coconut water
***BLEND UNTIL SMOOTH!***

4pm
Yum Pot (see pic above) – containing
1 banana
1 table spoon coconut oil
1 scoop of non GMO soya lecicin
2 tablespoons hemp seeds
3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
1 tablespoon maca powder
pinch salt
1 teaspoon Shiajit powder

Throughout evening teaching etc…
1 liter water

Later…
750mls of Pukka’s ‘night time’ tea
2 small apples – courtesy of anon yogi 🙂

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