Health & Wellness

Ill-effects of Viruddha Aahara on the Body and Mind

So now that we have explained the concept of Viruddha Aahara, the types of Viruddha Aahara as well as the wrong food combinations that one should avoid, let's discuss more in detail about what happens when one consumes Viruddha Aahara, or foods that clash with one another. Taking food combinations that are wrong once in a while will not immediately make you sick. But consuming incompatible foods or unwholesome foods regularly can lead to a host of health issues over time. Here are some of th...

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Wrong Food Combinations or Samyoga Viruddha as per Ayurveda!

We explained why foods become incompatible as per Ayurveda in our previous post. We also touched upon the different types of Viruddha Aahara as per Charaka Samhita. Now let's get into the details of one of those types - perhaps the most important - Samyoga Viruddha, which is dependent on the combination of foods. These are the food combinations that are considered wrong. Bear in mind that eating them once might not make much difference to the body, but don't assume that it's alright. Eating the...

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Explanation of Incompatible Foods or Viruddha Aahara as per Ayurveda!

Ayurveda says that food has the power to nourish us; but it also has the power to poison us - it all depends on how and when we eat it. We have already explained in detail about why Ayurveda stresses on eating right. We have also discussed the right kind of food, the right time to eat as well as the right quantity of food to eat. Click on the links to read in detail. Now let's discuss another very important aspect of Nutrition as per Ayurveda - Eating foods that are compatible with each other. ...

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