Relevance of Ayurveda for having foods to create peace and wellness Imagine two people, person A and person B Person A typically eats simple carbohydrates, high sodium, and high saturated fat, with small amount of vitamins, minerals, and fibre, mainly from packaged and factory produced foods. Person B typically eats whole grains, lean protein, plenty… Continue reading Food and Mood: What Is Nutritional Psychiatry?
Health is that condition of the body, in which all its functions are efficiently performed without any difficulty. It is the condition of comfort, ease, ability to eat, move and perform other functions of life. It is the state which results from harmonious performances of the various functions of the bodily organs. It is the… Continue reading What is Health? An Ayurvedic Definition
Inevitability of miseries and sufferings: There is no such thing as exclusive happiness or sorrow; because there never is one without the other, even though people pretend as if the opposite is true, and that a constant state of happiness is the way to be. There is a dilemma in the form of a statement… Continue reading A Dilemma relating to Mental Health
During this crisis of COVID-19 pandemic, it is quite natural to experience a wide variety of mental concerns. There is no country, skin colour, community or religion that is immune to a virus. There are two pandemics that seem to be going on in the world – the Coronavirus and Fear due to psychological vulnerability.… Continue reading Psychological vulnerability needs to be handled during pandemics and uncertain times
What is Cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty acid that is a part of circulating lipids in the body. The body needs cholesterol to build cell membranes, vitamin D, hormones, and bile acids and salts. It is obtained both from the diet and produced within the body, mainly in the liver. Cholesterol in itself is not… Continue reading Cholesterol: Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle Tips and Herbal Remedies
Spring is so promising that after the cold season, we are all excited to open our windows and greet the sun! The flowers are starting to bloom and the bees; bats, and snakes are waking up from hibernation as well. It’s truly an amazing new beginning with nature, everything fresh and new.As the season changes,… Continue reading Spring Cleaning: An Ayurvedic Routine for Mind-Body Health