What is Ayurveda?

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Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old system of medicine, rooted in the Indian subcontinent. It is one of the oldest and most complete systems of medicine in existence. Ayurveda means the science and knowledge of life in Sanskrit. It is about wellness and aims to prevent disease and achieve long life. This long life, according to the … Read more What is Ayurveda?

Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipes for Kapha Types: What Yours Should Include

Berries and porridge

To prepare yourself for the day, you need a breakfast that provides your body with nutrition. You also need one that keeps your energies in balance. That means making sure you eat the right foods for your dosha type. Are you a Kapha type? If so, this guide will help you better understand what to … Read more Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipes for Kapha Types: What Yours Should Include

Delicious Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipes for Each Dosha Type

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Starting your morning off with the right breakfast is key to balancing your energies and preparing your mind, body, and soul for the day that lies ahead. These Ayurvedic breakfast recipes can help. If you’re not sure what you should eat in the morning for your dosha type, consider these options. Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipes The … Read more Delicious Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipes for Each Dosha Type

Kapha Dosha Foods: What to Eat, What to Avoid

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In Ayurveda, a dosha is a form of energy that determines a person’s physical, mental, and spiritual characteristics. For instance, the Kapha dosha’s essential qualities are heaviness, slowness, and steadiness. The Kapha dosha also corresponds to cold temperatures. Physically, Kapha dosha types tend to be strong. Emotionally, they are calm and caring. That’s not to … Read more Kapha Dosha Foods: What to Eat, What to Avoid

Ayurvedic Food Principles and Practices

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We all eat food, and we’re all aware of the importance of having a healthy diet. However, in Western society, we aren’t really given a serious education as to the medicinal values of the foods that we eat.  Enter Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine has been around for thousands of years. It’s a complex system that … Read more Ayurvedic Food Principles and Practices