Tag: Ayurveda

Cravings and Choices

‘Eat what you want – when you are truly hungry. Stop when you are full. And eat exactly what appeals to you. Do this instead  of any diet, and you are unlikely to ever have a weight problem, let alone an eating disorder.’ The National Eating Disorder Association It’s a great advice, but with one

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Food, Medicine and Poison

It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has. Hippocrates In Easter Medicine it is believed that most diseases find their roots in disorders of the digestive tracts, so the ability to properly digest what we consume, physically and emotionally, is

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Your Metabolic Constitution

The dosha that is dominant in you determines your metabolic type. Knowing what type you are provides you with helpful tools for maintaining a healthy life of balance. It also helps in diagnosing diseases. Although diseases has numerous causes, including genetic, enviromental, and karmic factors, irritation of the doshas is always due to ill health. 

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Relaxing into a routine

A lifestyle is nothing but the long-term pattern made up of our daily routine and habits. Having a daily routine, called dinacharya in Ayurveda, is one of the most important elements of Ayurvedic medicine and a crucial part of our health. Daily routine = when we do the same things at the same time every

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