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What Is Ayurveda? Part 1

Ayurveda means "truth of life". It's over 5,000 years old and its main purpose is to heal by bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit. This is accomplished through diet, lifestyle, and rejuvenation...

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Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Pitta Dosha

In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination. These doshas are based on the elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. and are categorized by Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. When these three doshas are in balance, mentally, spiritually, and physically, good health is experienced. When our doshas are out of balance, we begin to experience illness. Once you’ve determined you’re dosha, you will have a better idea of how to care for your combination and live a healthier, more balanced life. This quick Ayurvedic Intake will help you determine your unique dosha. Qualities of PittaPhysically they are hot, as in, they have high body temperatures.Emotionally they are angry with strong...

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Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Kapha Dosha

In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination. These doshas are based on the elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. and are categorized by Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. When these three doshas are in balance, mentally, spiritually, and physically, good health is experienced. When our doshas are out of balance, we begin to experience illness. Once you’ve determined you’re dosha, you will have a better idea of how to care for your combination and live a healthier, more balanced life. This quick Ayurvedic Intake will help you determine your unique dosha. Qualities of KaphaPhysically they are static. They love sitting and doing nothing.Emotionally they are deeply attached in love...

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Ayurveda — Recommended Foods For Vata Dosha

In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that will determine the foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their combination. These doshas are based on the elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. and are categorized by Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. When these three doshas are in balance, mentally, spiritually, and physically, good health is experienced. When our doshas are out of balance, we begin to experience illness. Once you’ve determined you’re dosha, you will have a better idea of how to care for your combination and live a healthier, more balanced life. This quick Ayurvedic Intake will help you determine your unique dosha. Qualities of VataPhysically they are dry, light, cold and rough. Emotionally they are anxious, fearful, and insecure with mood...

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Tridoshic — Recommended Foods For All Doshas

In the previous three articles, we listed foods to avoid and foods to favor for Kapha, Pitta, and Vata. In this article, we’re going to discuss Tridoshic foods that are soothing to all doshas. FRUITS • Apples (cooked)• Applesauce• Apricots• Berries• Cherries• Figs (K - dry V - fresh)• Grapes• Limes• Strawberries VEGETABLES • Asparagus• Beets (cooked)• Cabbage (cooked)• Cauliflower• Cilantro• Carrots (cooked V, raw P)• Green Beans• Leafy Greens• Leeks (cooked)• Okra• Onions (cooked)• Parsley• Peas• Potatoes (sweet for V, white for K)• Radishes (cooked)• Rutabaga• Spaghetti Squash• Sprouts• Watercress NUTS • Charole GRAINS • Amaranth• Durham Flour• Oats (cooked for P & V, dry for K)• Quinoa• Rice (basmati & wild)• Seitan (wheat meat)• Sprouted Wheat Bread LEGUMES...

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