Ayurveda is a complete system of healthcare having a traditional
system of medicine. It is actually derived from two
Sanskrit words “ayus” and “ved” meaning life and
knowledge respectively It is a complete guide on food and
nutrition giving you a glimpse of ancient traditions and
practices on such related features like the right time to have
food, food for different constitutions of person, effect of
wrong type of diet on ones life, information on what to eat and
the right way of eating.
wholesome diet is essential not only for maintaining health but
also for fighting diseases. All diseases are caused by
aggravation of the three doshas i.e. vata, pitta and kapha which
is mainly caused due to the aggravation caused by the intake of
improper diet. Intake of proper quantity of food promotes
longevity, does not aggravate the doshas, and maintains the
has in detail provided the type of diet a person should intake
depending upon his constitution. Apart from an intake of a
wholesome diet one needs to observe some basic rules like food
should be consumed only after the digestion of the previous
meal, as then it promotes proper digestion, appetite and proper
manifestation of the natural urges.
regarding food with contradictory potencies is also given that
is best avoided. Then the importance of tastes and the power of
liquids have also been provided in detail. According to Ayurveda,
knowledge of the benefits of food is essential for good health.
Apart from this one also needs to follow a disciplined life or
atleast avoid habits that are bad for one's health.
ayurvedic herbs help in promoting harmony of mind and prevent
various disorders caused due to wrong dietary regime. Thus
Ayurveda plays an important role in enhancing our lives.....