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We are What We Eat – What is Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic Food in Ayurveda

We are What We Eat – What is Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic Food in Ayurveda

The food we eat not only nourishes the Body but also affects our ‘Mind‘ and ‘Emotions‘. With consistent and dedicated attention to diet, it is possible to balance not only Physical Health but also our Emotional Health. It is mentioned in Ayurvedic scriptures that nature, a primary force of life, is composed of three qualities or principles called Gunas. The three Gunas or qualities are Sattva (Tranquil or subtle energy), Rajas (Active energy) and Tamas (Inertia or dullness). Read on…

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Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Health Benefits of Buttermilk: Powerhouse of Probiotics and Nutrients

Buttermilk is of great importance in Ayurveda, not only as a diet but also as a medicine. Buttermilk (Chhas, Mattha, Tak , Takra) is a powerhouse of probiotics and other nutrients resulting in many health benefits for our body. Just as Amrita (divine nectar) is to the gods, buttermilk is to the humans (as mentioned in Ayurvedic book Bhavaprakasha). Let’s understand probiotics (Good Bacteria): Probiotics are bacteria that line our digestive tract and support our body’s ability to absorb nutrients and fight infection. There are actually 10 times more probiotics in…

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Turmeric Milk: Amazing Benefits for Health and Beauty

Turmeric Milk: Amazing Benefits for Health and Beauty

Turmeric – ‘The Golden Spice of India’ is gaining a new found popularity these days, especially in the western countries. You might have heard that drinking Turmeric Latte or Turmeric Milk has amazing benefits for your overall health. But to get the most benefits out of it, it is necessary to prepare and drink it in an Ayurvedic way. Turmeric has been used in Asian countries for thousands of years. As far as evidence goes, it is being used in India for at least 6000 years…

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Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

Ghee Clarified Butter Benefits: A Gold Mine of Nutrients for Weightloss and More

In India, Ghee (clarified butter) has always been a sacred and celebrated symbol of auspiciousness, nourishment and healing. It is not only used for daily cooking, but it is also used in rituals of worship! Ghee comes under a category of fats known as the good/healthy fats. Ghee has numerous health benefits, which surprisingly also includes Weight Loss! Read on to know more about this gold mine of nutrition. Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India recognizes ghee as an essential…

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What is the best way to take your Vitamins?

What is the best way to take your Vitamins?

What is the Best way to take your Vitamins? Natural sources of vitamins and minerals are much better than artificial external supplements. Why buy pills when you can get all the vitamins your body needs, naturally! Have a look at these images for more information:   If you want to get notifications about our new posts on Ayurveda, Spirituality, Yoga, Healthy Living, Tips, etc. : ‘Like’ our Facebook Page by clicking here – Wholesome Ayurveda . If you want to get notified by email – enter…

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Lesser Known Lemon Water, Lemon Peel Ayurvedic Benefits

Lesser Known Lemon Water, Lemon Peel Ayurvedic Benefits

Did you know that Lemon peel is actually Anti-Cancerous ?! Most of us know that lemons are a rich source of vitamin C but this small citrus fruit when used as a whole along with its peel has numerous lesser known health benefits. I promise you that you won’t throw away the lemon peel after reading this blog 🙂 Lesser known facts about lemon peel: 1. It is Anti-cancerous: Lemon peels consists of components known as salvestrol Q40 ( natural phytochemical)…

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[Short Video] 6 Best Doctors For You

[Short Video] 6 Best Doctors For You

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Drinking water immediately after eating is Poisonous and Harmful

Drinking water immediately after eating is Poisonous and Harmful

Not many of us know this, but drinking water immediately after eating is poisonous and harmful, I am using the word poison here because this habit of ours actually creates poisonous substances in our body. Ayurveda has stated some rules/Sutras (Sanskrit word for rules) about when and how to drink water. When we start to look at these sutras from a scientific perspective, we realize how meaningful and effective these Sutras are. These sutras are also very easy to follow in our daily routine. By following this…

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Clay Pot Cooking: Preserve And Enhance the Nutrition in Your Food

Clay Pot Cooking: Preserve And Enhance the Nutrition in Your Food

Do you know that the utensil you choose for cooking, directly affects the taste and the nutritional value of your meal? Non-stick cookware and other metal pans destroy most of the nutrients in our food. We always try to buy the best possible quality of food – like Organic or Non-GMO products, to get maximum nourishment from our meals. But along with choosing nutritious food, it is also very important to preserve its nutrients while cooking. With the help of clay pot or clay pan cooking, we…

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Is drinking refreshing Cold Water making you ill ?

Is drinking refreshing Cold Water making you ill ?

Refrigerators were originally invented to store food and keep it edible over a longer time. They were created to minimize the impact of the outside climate on food. When refrigerators were invented and were getting widely advertised, drinking water became a commercial product in the form of chilled bottled water, and the consumer perception changed. Cold water sure feels refreshing, but do you know that it may be harming your body chronically? Today it is common for the people to drink cold water at home…

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