Numerous tips to reduce obesity have been mentioned in ayurveda. The following ayurvedic tips help you to reduce the obesity.
Very good exercises. Exercises like brisk walking, jogging, playing out door games etc help to reduce weight.
Physical and mental exertion. Exerting physically like doing house hold works, walking to distant places to bring groceries, vegetables etc, walking long distances to bring the child back from school, walking to working place, climbing stairs etc are types of physical exertion. Exerting physically as much as you can help to burn more calories. Mental exertion like worrying or involving in finding solutions to problems also restrict food consumption in some and there by reduces the intake of calories .
Having sex frequently is also a good physical exertion.
Consumption of honey. This is advisable for non diabetic patients. Consuming 2 tea spoon of honey with a glass of herbal tea which includes weight reducing herbs help a lot in weight reduction. Honey along with these herbs scrapes and dissolves the Kapha and medha (body fat).
Sleeping for less hours. Avoiding sleeping in afternoons helps to increase the burning of calories. This avoids slowing of basal metabolic rate.
Avoiding the food and beverages which increase kapha and medha. The foods which increase kapha and medha are sweets, sweetened drinks , large quantities of carbohydrates and oily food.
Consuming wheat products than rice products help to reduce obesity.
Using Green gram and horse gram help in reduction of kapha and medha.
To Reduce Obesity and over weight
In Ayurveda over weight persons are said to be unfit for any treatment. Many preparations have been illustrated to reduce obesity and make them fit for treatment.
TRIPHALA CONCOCTION :-
Method of preparation :-
Put a table spoon of Triphala powder in a vessel and add a glass of water to it. Boil this until the water reduces to 1/4 th of the total quantity . Allow this concoction to cool. Filter the concoction and add a table spoon full honey to this . This should be consumed in early hrs of the day in empty stomach.
Method of preparation :-
1. Take equal quantities of spices mentioned above (3-6) and grind them to a coarse powder.
2. Cook 1/4 teaspoon of this powder with two table spoon of rice in one big glass of water. Decant only liquid portion of this preparation add a pinch of salt to it . This can be used instead of soups.
Consumption of Boiled and cooled water helps to reduce weight.