Today most people know that their diet will have an impact on their health and this is true but a food plan or diet ( I don’t like the work diet) needs to be designed for YOU! Not for your mother, your friend or anyone else.
Ayurvedically, the way your diet impacts your health is based on the elements and qualities in the food, how strong your digestion is, how much ama ( toxins) you have accumulates and what level of imbalances you have in your constitution( doshas). Ayurveda says that food is your medicine and medicine is your food, but food is not seen as READ MORE...
Inherently good or bad but is it good or bad for you. In fact all food are good for some people. The elements and properties of the food make them healthy or unhealthy for you.
I know some of you might be looking at yourself in the mirror and you’ll tell yourself, “I look healthy and I don’t feel bad”. We get use to feeling not bad. You want to feel energetic, alive and happy everyday.
Ayurveda states that nearly all disease begins in the GI tract. Digestive issues, such as diarrhea, constipation, gas, and acid reflux are a nuisance to most people and they run to the drug store for antacid or to find the latest pills to relieve constipation and diarrhea. Pain relief is as near as Advil! Ayurveda see these issues as the being the first signs of illness, as most disease begin in the GI tract and comes from compromised digestion. This compromised digestion creates “ama”. Ama is a toxic residue that inhibits the health of your body, mind and spirit.
Here are some signs and symptoms that your body has ama. So if you are looking to lose a few pounds, get rid of arthritis, have a chronic disease or just don't feel quite right you need to pay attention to your digestion.
So what are some things you can do?
Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that focuses on creating and maintaining health and happiness, through balance in mind, body and spirit. Ayurveda promotes a change in diet and lifestyle, when you begin to feel unwell with your everyday life, or you find yourself sick, and unproductive.
A healthy Ayurveda diet and lifestyle will automatically reduce your risk for serious, life-threatening diseases, so why not give it a try? A cleanse is a great place to start this fall.
Here are a few musings of moments in my life that I would like to share with you. They may not be fancy or elaborate. But they are a continuing and moving story book of what I am keeping up to these days.