Antioxidant-rich amla prevents graying by fighting free radicals and cooling the pitta dosha. It nourishes hair follicles and increases blood supply to the scalp. Being anti-microbial, it also inhibits dandruff. Apply a paste of 1/2 cup yogurt, 2 tbsp gooseberry powder, 1 tbsp fenugreek powder, and 1 tbsp curry leaves paste on damp hair. Rinse after 20 min to get lustrous, durable tresses.
Despite our healthy diets, incompatible food combinations can lead to low immunity, digestive upsets, and allergies. Don't combine milk with veggies, eggs, pulses, or fruit to avoid disturbing digestive enzymes. Don't mix ghee and honey in equal amounts. Avoid curd and buttermilk at night. Don't eat chicken and pork in combination or on the same day. Don't mix uncooked and cooked food.
Probiotics increase the immuno-protective potential of breast milk helping fight Atopic Eczema and enable the infant's digestive system to mature faster, improve bowel movements and prevent constipation. They regulate good bacteria helping fight fungal infections like thrush. A healthy brain-gut connection helps prevent Autism, ADHD and mood disorders in kids.
Stop multitasking during meals, it reduces your body's absorption power. Consume a juice of ginger, lemon and salt before meals to trigger digestive fire (Agni). Avoid cold drinks and food, they cause stomach bloating and discomfort. Lassi helps get rid of gas and cramps and Triphala boosts detoxification and improves nutrient absorption.
It is believed that the origin of fermented foods and cultured milk products predates recorded history. Fermented and cultured foods may well represent our first experience with what scientists now call “functional” foods—foods that actively promote optimal health. One example is yogurt which is probably the most common of the[.....]
Menstruation: The calcium and B vitamins contained in tofu help to soothe the nerves, and a stable mentality helps to resolve irritability. During Pregnancy: Tofu can be beneficial for women suffering a loss of appetite during pregnancy due to morning sickness. Menopause: Women seeking relief from menopause symptoms and to minimize risk for osteoporosis and other post-menopause-related health conditions often turn to tofu and other soy products.
Yogurt: A superfood Even though Yogurt has been an integral part of the Indian diet since ancient times and one of Ayurveda’s main healing foods, it has only recently gained acceptance outside cultures as a health/diet food, primarily due to its low fat, high protein and high calcium content. Ayurveda[.....]
Ayurveda explains curd as having sour mixed sweet property and it increase Kapha Dosha in the body. The mucus generation is also attributed to the effect of Kapha. During night period, there is natural predominance of Kapha in the body. So, eating curd at night will further increase kapha leading to[.....]
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