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Concept of Pancha Mahabhutas
In Ayurveda, it is said that components & functioning of nature is similar to our body components and its functions. Pancha Mahabhuta theory states that everything in the physical creation is composed of these 5 elements. The very first element that comes to existence is akash (Ether). It is the most expansive and least concrete of all. The next element derived is Vayu (Air) then comes Agni (Fire), then Jala (water) element is formed and lastly Prithvi (earth) element is formed.
Qualities of Tridosha
The science of understanding our nature or our constitution is the science of Tridosha. Tridosha defines the three fundamental energies or principles which govern the function of our bodies on the physical and emotional level. The three energies are known as vata, pitta, and kapha. This chapter explains about the characteristics and qualities of each prakriti. This also includes all the specific health ailments that can occur in aggravated form of any dosha.
Prakriti Analysis with Ayurveda Concept
The concept of Prakriti analysis makes Ayurveda unique from all other medicinal systems. This is the basis on which Ayurveda works and herbs are given. Each body type has a set of characteristics and possible health ailments if aggravated. A set of questions are made and asked so as to know about the prakriti of a person. It explains in detail the three prakritis and their combinations.
Eating according to the principles of Ayurveda
One of the primary characteristics of an Ayurvedic diet is that you eat according to your dominant constitutional type or dosha. You can think of your dosha as your most prominent energy. There are three different Ayurvedic doshas that derive from five different elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. Each element provides different qualities or attributes. Those who practice an Ayurvedic lifestyle believe that each of us embodies all three doshas. Your prominent dosha will determine your eating style.
Dinacharya- Daily Regimen
The Sanskrit word Dinacharya is defined as "the daily routine", it helps to establish balance in one's constitution. It also regularizes a person's biological clock, aids digestion, absorption and assimilation and generates discipline. This chapter illustrates each and every detail of the regimen and what are the reasons behind it according to ayurveda. Ayurveda contends that routines help establish balance and that understanding daily cycles are useful for promoting health.
Correct Way of Fasting
In the modern times there are hundreds of fasting methods or ways that are talked about. Some benefit the body whereas others might harm the body in some way. Ayurveda recognizes the uniqueness of each individual, there are tools we can use to help us choose what will be most beneficial for us at any given time. Ayurveda has a long tradition of utilizing fasting as a vital practice for maintaining and regaining health. In our society, fasting is often viewed as a type of denial or deprivation, but you can instead choose to see fasting as a gift to yourself, a much needed rest from the constant barrage of foods and experiences that you take into your body. Welcome to the Ayurvedic approach to fasting!
The nowadays trendy - alkaline diet is based on a theory that some foods cause your body to produce acid, which is harmful. The hope is that by eating certain foods or drinking certain kinds of beverages, you can change the body's acid level, also called its pH levels. Learning about this diet can help prevent a number of illnesses in the body for specific individuals.
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy, more commonly called celiac disease, is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine that is precipitated by the ingestion of gluten, a component of wheat protein, in genetically susceptible persons. This chapter deals with the causes, symptoms, outcomes, and solutions (both diet and herbs based) for the Gluten Enteropathy.
This is one of the most common disorders prevailing nowadays. Lactose intolerance occurs when your small intestine doesn't produce enough of an enzyme (lactase) to digest milk sugar (lactose). Here in this chapter one can learn about the digestion of milk, how it takes place in the body, what deficiency causes lactose intolerance, and how to recognise it. It also tells about the alternatives one can use in this scenario.
Incompatible food combinations
According to Ancient Ayurveda, food should be treated as medicine and wrong combinations of it can lead to various health complications. This takes into account specific prakriti or dosha and the do's and don'ts for each. If food combinations are taken care of, then we can avoid many illnesses and digestive issues which nowadays require a lot of medicinal care. This chapter provides an insight to all the wrong combinations of foods that are not supposed to be eaten together.
The Ayurvedic course on Kitchen Pharmacy will emphasize how to utilize fresh food, herbs and spices from your own kitchen and turn them into effective healing remedies. Let the food you eat protect yourself. This chapter highlights how to transform your kitchen into a pharmacy!!
Herbs for PCOS and Hypothyroid
Ayurveda deals with all the health ailments according to the tridoshas. It provides basic knowledge and the way to deal with it in a natural way. PCOS and Hypothyroid are very basic and common health conditions occurring nowadays which the major part of the world is dealing with. Knowing a handy natural way to deal with them works great.
Difference Between Modern Nutrition And Ayurveda Nutrition
This chapter illustrates the pros and cons, benefits, origin, principles used and effects on health of both the Modern Nutrition and Ayurvedic Nutrition. It is interesting and Important to know both sides of the world and how they work.
Immunity building food and herbs
Given the tough times we are living in, it has never been so crucial to build a strong immunity for our body to function effectively and be in tune with nature. This means that stronger immunity, better the body’s chance of harmonizing with nature and the possibility of infecting with viruses and suffering from disorders is also reduced. A weak immunity calls for diseases and infections. This chapter provides daily routine and diet and herbs regimen to increase your immunity
Workshop (Practical- Diet Design)
This proves to be a fun and knowledge test when you have covered all the essential aspects of this course. It helps you work and think independently. Designing a diet for your family and yourself gives a person a different kind of boost in this modern era.