Health and Wellness

Obesity

Obesity is a health scourge for people worldwide. Here is an analysis of some of the ‘physical’ aspects related to obesity. The number of fat cells formed in body during infancy stay intact for lifelong. The fat within each cell […]

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Ayurvedic Recommendations on Incompatible Foods

  Ayurveda suggests that food combinations that are not compatible with regard to their properties must be avoided. Curd with palm date, radish with black gram, bananas with butter milk, spinach with sesame seeds, honey with wine of dates etc. […]

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Ayurvedic Rasas

The ayurvedic rasas like the three doshas are combinations of the panchamahabhoota or the five universal elements — agni, vayu, prithvi, jal and aakash and help in balancing the doshas in the body while performing crucial functions for the organism. […]

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Quantity and Quality of Food

As per Ayurveda, home-cooked and fresh food allows optimal assimilation of the essential nutrients. One should avoid tamasic or stale/leftover food that is highly toxic. Detrimental Effects of Stored Foods In our everyday busy lives, lack of time and non-availability […]

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The Three Pillars of Health

Ayurveda aims to maintain good health of individuals and provide curative treatments for illnesses. There are three major supporters or building blocks of good health – Aahar (food), Nidra (sleep) and Bramhacharya (good physical/sexual conduct). These are also called trayaupstambha […]

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Benefits of Cow Ghee as per Ayurveda

Cow ghee is a great edible with umpteen health benefits. It can be safely consumed by those allergic to other dairy products or gluten.   Ghee is effective in boosting digestive strength by stimulating secretion of enzymes. People with weak […]

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Eating is a Ritual

The digestive fire in our bodies requires food for sustenance. Food is life force indispensable for human existence.   In India, it is a custom to pray or think ofthe Almighty before we begin eating. Thanking the universal provider of […]

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Why Suppression of Urges is Harmful?

As per Ayurveda, we should never suppress our imminent urges to defecate, urinate, puke, sneeze, yawn, belch, eat, drink, sleep, weep, breathe deeply & plentifully after exertion and discharge semen or flatus to maintain a healthy state of being. The […]

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Healthy Tips for Daily Exercising

take up exercises, such as, lumberjacking and ice hockey that brings their utmost physical potential into direct action. VKs due to the effect of Vata commonly lack the innate stamina necessary for such work-outs.   Regular vigorous exercises are important […]

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Significance of Massage for Human Body

In humans, the health of the skin goes hand in hand with the health of the digestive tract. Our skin and digestive tract function as the body’s barricade to obstruct infiltration of pathogens,allow entrance of nutrients and expel the body’s […]

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