Why Ayurveda Doesn’t Recommend Drinking Fruit Juices With Meals

Why Ayurveda Doesn’t Recommend Drinking Fruit Juices With Meals

Highlights Fruit Juice is considered good for health But if consumed with meal they can do more harm than good Ayurveda doesn’t recommend drinking Fruit Juices with meal Fruit juices are great for those who are not in a mood to eat whole fruits (which is definitely a much more healthier option). In times of flu or fever, fresh fruit juices are the best way to ensure steady inflow of vitamin and nutrients. Be it orange, mausambi, apple or pineapple, there are so many fruits, out of which you can prepare…

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Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of yoga. It is the third type of immunity we want to bolster during the winters, which you can easily do by adopting an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Here’s our guide to eating healthy and staying strong this…

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National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

Ayurveda is a goldmine of remedies and health-benefiting concoctions that are not only easy to arrive at but also inexpensive. The term Ayurveda stands for ‘science of life’ stemming from the words ‘Ayur’ meaning life and ‘Veda’ which means science. Ayurveda meticulously lays down guidelines on how one must chart out his/her daily routine starting from the regular diet. What we eat greatly influences our health, but as per the Ayurveda, the property of a particular food item, the time of food consumption as well as the taste of the food consumed…

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Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Why Are Milkshakes Not the Best Idea According to Ayurveda

Love Milkshakes? The goodness of freshly cut fruits blended with the ever so nutritious milk, think there can’t be a concoction as healthy as this? Think again.  Turns out that pairing these two healthy foods may not always result in a healthy combination. In fact, it is better not to team certain foods and consume them in pairs, as they can wreak havoc on your digestion, gut health and overall system.  According to Ayurveda, one such food combination you must stay away from is that of milk and fruits – which puts our very dear…

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Struggling With Pre-Menstrual Syndrome? Here’s How Ayurveda Can Help

Struggling With Pre-Menstrual Syndrome? Here’s How Ayurveda Can Help

Pre Menstrual Syndrome or PMS is group of symptoms suffered by women a week or so before their period. For many women, PMS is not a serious concern. Many don’t feel any significant change in their body either. But for some, days before their periods is a really rough phase. PMS can bring about various changes – physical, emotional or behavorial. The changes show one to two weeks before your period and phase out as you hit your period. The range of these symptoms include bloating, tender breasts, cramps, abdominal…

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Ayurveda for Diabetes: Diet dos and don’ts

Ayurveda for Diabetes: Diet dos and don’ts

According to Ayurveda, your body is divided into three biological energies, which broadly controls your bodily functions. Dr Reena Rawat, Senior Ayurvedic Doctor, Dr Shikha’s NutriHealth says, “Vata dosha is responsible for all the micro and macro movements in the body, Pitta dosha is responsible for digestion and metabolism and Kapha dosha is for strength and growth. Diabetes is caused by the imbalance of Kapha and Vata doshas.” Ayurvedic diet errors Common dietary and lifestyle causes of Diabetes in Ayurveda are: Excessive consumption of Kapha aggravating foods like curd and…

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Ayurveda Should be Included in Mainstream Medical Care: HP Governor

Ayurveda Should be Included in Mainstream Medical Care: HP Governor

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat today said keeping in view the increasing burden of existing and emerging diseases, and gaps in modern medicines, there was a dire need to include indigenous systems in mainstream medical care. “Ayurveda has identified congenital factors and is science of life. The role of this medicine in management of the disease had been limited to the minimum,” he said at the closing ceremony of the three-day State level Arogya Fair here. The fair was jointly organised by the State Ayurveda department, Ministry of AYSUH and…

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Ayurveda for Diabetes: Diet dos and don’ts

Ayurveda for Diabetes: Diet dos and don’ts

According to Ayurveda, your body is divided into three biological energies, which broadly controls your bodily functions. Dr Reena Rawat, Senior Ayurvedic Doctor, Dr Shikha’s NutriHealth says, “Vata dosha is responsible for all the micro and macro movements in the body, Pitta dosha is responsible for digestion and metabolism and Kapha dosha is for strength and growth. Diabetes is caused by the imbalance of Kapha and Vata doshas.” Ayurvedic diet errors Common dietary and lifestyle causes of Diabetes in Ayurveda are: Excessive consumption of Kapha aggravating foods like curd and…

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The Unsung Hero of the World of Ayurveda: Have You Heard of Manjistha?

The Unsung Hero of the World of Ayurveda: Have You Heard of Manjistha?

Rare ingredients have always excited me and this is one of the primary reasons why I turn to Ayurveda for my everyday woes. Cosmetic companies come up with new elements in their products by the day, why is it that we believe in them and let Ayurveda take a backseat? The age old science is a gold-plated arsenal of natural herbs and ingredients that have been in its repertoire for centuries. Recently, I came across a herb that caught my fancy instantly. I had ordered for a face scrub from…

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Ayurveda treatments: Herbs for women’s health

Ayurveda treatments: Herbs for women’s health

Ayurveda treatments: Herbs for women’s health (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Menstruation, menopause, obesity, irregular periods, acne, anaemia are some of the problems that are commonly faced by women. Here are some natural remedies and ayurvedic herbs that can help prevent and control these problems. We break down which are the herbs you need to improve your health and not let it pin you down. Painful menstruation During menstruation or periods you may experience loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Women are recommended to consume mixtures that are available in stores…

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