When God said, “Be content with what you have,” I think that it was also a piece of health advice. Seasonal,local and natural food is the best.
Let’s differentiate between the food and the “Food like substances”!
Bad food choices makes a person prone to diseases and faster aging. Therefore, it is crucial to see that the right food in the right amount goes inside your body and to avoid anything that is not compatible with normal human digestion.
Keeping in mind that food cannot be cooked separately for all persons in a house, Acharya Charak describes the food quality that should be taken regularly for all seasons and all prakrati, along with food that should be used very rarely by all prakrati individuals. However, it is particularly important to refrain from the badContinue reading “Good Food and Bad Food According to Ayurveda – I : Food that should not be consumed”
According to Ayurveda, the one who eats healthy food will never need any medicine; and the one who eats unhealthy food will never benefit from any medicine. Therefore it is important to know thy food!
Dosha governs the health patterns and susceptibility to diseases of a person. 3 Dosha Vata, Pitta and Kapha are like 3 legs of a tripod on which the health is based. Any of the legs is disturbed, the health gets imbalanced. In every person, there is a constitution based on the 3 Dosha, which is alsoContinue reading “Prakriti : Code of Body Physiology”
Yoga poses which help in pacifying the Vata Dosha which is supposed to be vitiated during the rainy season.
The physiological shock that body receives due to seasonal changes cause seasonal joint pain, flu, body ache and a hoard of other diseases. Change in food habits and lifestyle can help prevent seasonal physiological shock to the body. This systematic change in food and lifestyle is called Ritucharya.
In earlier times, cloth was used for sanitary protection during the periods. But it serves as more than a sanitary protection; it is also a tool for prognosis of female reproduction and hormonal system disorders. There is a simple diagnostic test for the reproductive health of a lady, based on the type of blood stainsContinue reading “Use of Cloth during Periods : An Effective Diagnostic Tool”