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Ayurveda Says Butter is Better

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health benefits of butter, butter ayurveda, butter is good for health, How much butter should I eat a dayButter was a staple dietary ingredient since ages. It was being used by many cultures. But all who used butter in those times remained healthy and fit. But why butter is being pushed aside as a saturated fat in recent past?

Does ghee increase blood cholesterol?

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ghee cholesterol, ghee cholesterol level, ghee ayurvedaPure ghee, obtained by heating butter is considered as sacred in Indian Society. It is used in religious rituals and festivals. In Indian cuisine ghee enjoys a special consideration. It imparts a delicious taste and aroma to food.

Ayurveda medicinal properties of Ksheerabala oil

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benefits of ksheerabala oilKsheerabala oil (taila) is recommended by ayurvedic physicians for body massage. It has innumerable medicinal properties by virtue of its ingredients and method of preparation.

Rejuvenation therapy with Drakshadi Rasayana

Rasayana therapy or Rejuvenation therapy helps to slow down ageing process, increases memory, boosts body immunity, and enhances complexion and youthfulness of skin. Sense organs and voice regain their sharpness. Rasayana therapy rejuvenates whole body and as well reproductive system thus making one to feel young and energetic in all aspects of life.

Ample of water a day can keep doctor away

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water health benefits, water ayurvedaWater is the major constituent of our body. It is considered as macronutrient by nutritionists.  It is very essential to keep our body well hydrated to maintain the normal body functions.

Tikta Rasa or bitter taste – an Ayurveda View

Most of us have averseness towards bitter tasting foods. According to texts of ayurveda the bitter taste is made up of Akasha (space element)  and  Vayu (air element). This taste cleanses the mouth. Once we taste the bitter foods or herbs, it becomes difficult to identify other tastes immediately. It temporarily numbs the taste buds and makes them insensitive to other tastes.

Functions of bitter tasting foods-

Ayurveda Health benefits of Rock salt or Sendha namak

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rock salt ayurveda, saindhav salt, saindhava lavana, sendha namak , The Ayurvedic Sanskrit name of rock salt is “Saindhav lavan” . Saindhav lavan is one among 5 salts described by ayurveda.It is also known as “Halite”, which is a mineral of Sodium chloride. Rock salt is rich in minerals and does not pose health problems. The benefits of rock salt have been described here. Rock salt is known as Sendha Namak in hindi.

Classification of tastes or Rasas as explained in ayurveda

Taste is one of the attributes of food. According to ayurvedic text books and principles of ayurveda, tastes are of six types. We all know there are 5 fundamental elements or panchamahabhutas. Each taste has combination of two fundamental elements. The combination of fundamental elements determines the qualities of respective taste or rasa.

Here is the list of tastes and their combination.

Madhura (sweet) = Prithvi  ( earth element)  +  Ambu (water element)

The Food You Eat nourishing or Slow Poison?- beware of opposite foods

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The food which we prepare should fulfill many criterion.  The food has to be tasty, nourishing and should not harm body. Texts of ayurveda say a strict no to few combinations of ingredients. They describe these combinations as opposite foods. Opposite food combinations lead to accumulation of toxins in the body. These toxins act like slow poisons which can become root cause for other diseases.

Ayurveda taste – Nutrition aspect of Madhura rasa (Sweetness)

The madhura rasa or sweet taste usually gives a sticky sensation in mouth. It satisfies hunger and food craving. This rasa is made up of 2 fundamental elements -Prithvi  ( earth element)  and ambu (water element).

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