Ayurveda – The Essence Of Health

Ayurveda the essence of health

Like Yoga, Ayurveda is part of the Veda, which means pure knowledge. Whereas Yoga is to do with mind-body coordination (union), Ayurveda is the knowledge of lifespan, and is a system of natural health care which has stood the test of time for 5,000 years. Using Ayurveda every day is easy, and there are four main areas that promote good health: diet, digestion, daily routine and detox. Everything recommended by Ayurveda supports balance in the mind and body and enlivens the body’s inner intelligence. Balance is the key to health and longevity and, according to ancient Ayurvedic texts, to enlightenment.

DIET The key elements of diet are: food suited to your mind/body type and the season; including the six tastes (sweet, sour, salty, astringent, pungent and bitter) in at least one meal of the day; and eating fresh, organic cooked food.

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Why Fitness Is The Essence Of Overall Wellness

If you are looking forward to overall wellness, then you have got to know that fitness is the essence of it. Unlike the popular perception, achieving fitness is not that difficult. You can’t judge the fitness of a person by just looking at that person. Experiences have taught me that the fittest looking person might not be the one who impresses you with his or her fitness levels. So, it’s pointless to have unrealistic views about fitness. As far as fitness is concerned, the health of your heart is extremely important. Probably, you lack a typically “fit” looking body. But that doesn’t mean that you are not fit. You can be fit irrespective of the way your body looks. Cardio fitness is the real measure for fitness. If you are really serious about fitness, then you have to channel your energies to improve the health of your heart. When your … Read More