Lifestyle

The Right Quantity of Food to Eat, as per Ayurveda!

We have established that it is important to eat right as well as on time, and also the kind of food that one should eat. But what about the quantity of food? Let’s deal with that in detail here. All of us have different preferences when it comes to food, and likewise, we also have different digestive strengths. While someone who may appear thinner may eat more, someone else who appears to have a big stomach, might actually be able to eat much lesser. How much we eat or should eat i...

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The Right Time to Eat, as per Ayurveda!

In our previous post, we discussed why Ayurveda stresses on eating right. Now let’s tell you more in detail about the timing of the meal or when to eat as per Ayurveda, which leads to optimum health. We all have these certain times of the day when we eat - sometimes we might move that up and down because of our schedule - like have food at noon one day because there’s an afternoon meeting, or eat lunch at 4 another day because the morning meeting went on for too long. Most of us ...

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What is a Tamasic diet? What does it do to the Body?

We have already told you about Sattvik and Rajasic foods, and how they affect our body and mind. Now let’s tell you more about a Tamasic diet - a diet that mostly consists of foods that are Tamasic in nature, or can increase the Tamas Guna. Are you one of those people who hardly ever cook and don't mind eating the previous day's stale food right out of the fridge all the time? Do you feel a pizza or a burger is an easy or quick alternative to a meal? If yes, then read on! Like in today&r...

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