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High-speed summer metabolism burns up your bodily reserves of energy. As you sweat throughout the day, and cumulatively over the summer months, your storehouse of fluids & electrolytes becomes depleted.
Vegetarians generally eat eggs and dairy products like milk and butter. Some vegetarians don't eat eggs, but the majority do consume milk and butter. Vegetarians are not the same as Vegans, where they are strict when it comes to egg, milk, or other foods and any ingredients that came from animals.
Eat light foods for your Dosha that are easy to digest. Wheat crackers, cheese, granola, and nuts can be generally too heavy for snacking. Here's what the suggestible snacks according to your body type:
According to Ayurveda, the consumption of Pitta (fire) aggravating foods and foods of incompatible nature (virudh aahar) spoils all the doshas, mainly pitta dosha. When doshas get vitiated it produces heating toxins that are expelled upwards into the food pipe causing heartburn.
According to Ayurveda if you have a headache that is not consistent, that moves around that throbs with a pulsating pain and tightening like a belt around your head, you are likely to be having a Vata type headache.
As all ayurvedic diagnosis, we are always looking at the imbalance of the body type and Pitta headaches are often linked to imbalances in the stomach and intestines, such as acid indigestion, hyperacidity or heartburn.
The Kapha headache is a dull, heavy, thick headache, so we need to look at lightening and refreshing and use products that can cut through the heaviness, helping to ease the state of these symptoms.
Ayurveda looks at sore knees as an imbalance of Vata in the joints, which is the air and space quality. In this article, we will provide tips, and remedies for your knee pain from an Ayurveda perspective.
Ayurveda also gives us a pharmacopeia of herbs to help support us. Always ask your health practitioner for the correct herbs for you. This list can help you in your journey to reduce obesity.
Obesity is a condition where a person has accumulated so much body fat that it might have a negative effect on their health. Most often created by poor food choices. Ayurveda offers us some answers.
Of course! Prevention is always better than cure! Follow these tips to prevent constipation from becoming something more serious. Constipation that is untreated leads to alma in the body which leads to more serious problems.
Kapha constipation consists of large, infrequent bowel movements. This is due to a lack of mobility in the colon, resulting in sluggish bowels. This slow metabolic rate may be associated with depression and hypothyroid.
In hot Pitta constipation, the stools are smelly and sticky. It may come out in pieces and be difficult to clean. This is due to an excess of hot, oily foods your diet.
In Vata constipation, the stools are dry and hard. A bowel movement may consist of a group of small hard stools, likened to rabbit pellets, dry pieces, or lack of a bowel movement altogether.
Ayurveda recognizes that the digestive tract is the very first place where imbalances arise in the body. Most of us have suffered from constipation, diarrhea or some other affecting bowel imbalance but are afraid to disclose it.
Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass. The stool is often hard and dry. Other symptoms may include abdominal pain, bloating, and feeling as if one has not completely passed the bowel movement.
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