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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.
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.
Make A Vision Board for April/May. This month we are focussing on the Kapha energies that have been particularly difficult this seasonal change. An energy that's heavy, hard, low, sluggish, thick and in some cases depressive. Create a Vision Board that reflects what you wish to create and achieve in this next couple of months.
Therapeutic Facial Steam for Kapha. Kapha skin is thick, pale and moist, it's cold and soft to touch and it keeps its youthful appearance longer than other types. Kapha is often called the dosha with the moon like face. When Kapha is out of balance skin becomes dull, sluggish and congested with even larger pores that attract dirt and oil creating blackheads and other pus related spots and cysts. Kapha skin visibly has over oily skin that can be thick and greasy.
A Kapha Dinner - Squash & Celery Subji. Subji has a variety of names, but simply means a variety of vegetables cooked with spices, when we look at making subji for our specific dosha, we can choose from the vegetables and spices that are advantageous Kapha.
Winter Squash & Kale Purifying Ayurveda Soup. This is not specifically for the Kapha 5 Day reducing programme. But if you have stuck to the programme you will be fine to try this. If you want to stay with Kapha reducing food, you are best to use the squash rather than the courgettes.
Kapha Stimulating Therapeutic Bath Ritual.The description of a stimulating effect would be one that helps to invigorate the body and mind. A stimulating bath is a bath taken in water that contains an aromatic substance, an astringent, or a tonic.
Balancing Kapha General Rules. Keep these rules as a foundation particularly if you are a Kapha body type. But remember that the Kapha Season will affect everyone and this is where we look to see what Kapha symptoms we are experiencing.
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.
I've given you instructions to make lots of different nondairy milks, quinoa milk is somewhat different but so easy to make and absolutely full of delicious proteins. In the introduction to quinoa, I give you all the benefits but just in case you haven't read that here are some brief amazing benefits from quinoa.
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.
The Amazing Energy Kale with Chickpeas. Kale is so filled with goodness it's hard to believe. This is what Ayurveda says about Kale. Kale is a blood cleanser and one of the best cancer-fighting vegetables. Rich in vitamin A, C, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium, iron, sulfur, sodium, potassium, and chlorophyll.
Celery One of the Best Green Ayurveda Purifying Soups. Celery contains balanced minerals, vitamins & nutrients it has a potent smell due to concentrations of plant hormones. Celery has a powerful effect when used in any detox regimes.
Imagine getting all the protein benefits from quinoa and the vitamin immune-building benefits of berries with all their antioxidant qualities.
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.
Body Brushing & Oelation is a must . Before your morning shower give your body a dry brush with a soft body brush. Best to use natural bristles if possible. This process will stimulate the bodies lymphatic process and encourage the removal of toxins that will begin to leave the body.
Dry body brushing has many health benefits. Our skin is the body’s largest organ, it absorbs anything you put on and also plays a critical role in eliminating toxins.
Kapha & the Pain of Sinus Problems. This is usually created by the change of seasons, I have written a lot about this, as the cold season begins to move into Spring the cold earth begins to thaw and brings about moisture and wet thick mus in the ground.This is reflected in our bodies as the season changes so do our bodies and the mucus builds and creates sinus problems.
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