Category Archives: Diet

  • The yummy and healthy Mango

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Mango – The king of fruits – is everyone’s favorite, and the reason for it need not be explained. Mango not only tastes very good, but is also medicinally useful in many ways. Mango seed, leaves, skin ,gum, tree bark and last but not the least the yummy pulp, all of these have their medicinal values; when used in various forms. Mangoes are used in two forms : Raw and ripe, both of them have different properties : Raw Mango is sour in taste and increases pitta and vata dosha in the body, but when consumed in form of Panha (panak) – Panha is a recipe prepared by cooking raw mangoes, and then pulp is extracted & cooked with jaggery, cardamom, black salt, cumin powder; this syrup is mixed with cold water to make Panha –  is a good rejuvenating summer drink, quenches thirst, it pacifies pitta and also also works as good digestive drink. Raw mangoes are also used to prepare pickles, when consumed in small quantity it enhances taste, dried  raw mango powder is
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  • Ayurvedic Tips to Beat the Heat this Summer

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    Summer season or Grishma rutu sets in increased body temperature, it aggravates pitta and triggers  physical and mental symptoms in the body like excessive thirst, weakness, sunburns,acidity, anger, impatience, irritation, and much more. External heat can be settled down with the use of air conditioners, coolers, fans, etc.but the internal chilling can only be achieved by proper diet and lifestyle. Ayurveda has precisely explained the seasonal regimen considering the human health. So this summer lets chill with these Ayurvedic tips: Diet : Pitta pacifying diet should be included. Avoid foods with Sour, spicy and salty taste, this category includes sour pickles, papads, chaat, chips, fried foods, canned foods, fermented foods like idli, dosa, dhokla, salted nuts, ketchup, bakery products etc. Include sweet delicacies like kheer, sweet semolina, shrikhand. Milk and milk products like milk flavored with gulkand, thandai, milk with sugar & cardamom powder; but No Milk shakes. Fresh unsalted  butter with sugar, freshly prepared sweet buttermilk improves digestion and also controls pitta. Avoid curd or Lassi. Ghee is another real good pitta pacifying ingredient, it provides good nourishment
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  • The Monsoon Health Care

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    The normalcy of Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha in the body is the state of well-being, whereas imbalance in this state causes disease. Monsoon brings about vivid changes not only in the nature but also the body. The season of monsoon brings with it increased incidences of gastric upsets, viral fever, malaise. All this is the result of diminished digestive fire, increased acidic tendency (Amlata) in the nature and the body as well; which aggravates Pitta. The accumulated vata in summer pops out its head, with the drop in temperature at the onset of monsoon. The vitiated vata leads to symptoms like Joint pain, muscular pain, acidity, loss of appetite, bodyache, gas trouble, indigestion, cough n cold, etc. These growing incidences of ailments due to accumulated vata and pitta dosha needs to be pacified with intake of medicines, proper diet and lifestyle modification. The excessive doshas should be eliminated through the body (detoxification) with the help of Panchakarma. Ayurvedic texts recommend specific Shodhan therapy (detox program) as per the season for everybody. This is a
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  • Ayurvedic Diet in Pregnancy

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    For added benefits, we also conduct Garbhasanskar workshops at our clinic which includes – ANC checkup, Meditation, Music therapy, Monthwise Diet and Exercise consultation. Post delivery Mother and Child care along with Diet counselling.   Dietary regimen in pregnancy is one of the most essential aspect which should be taken care of; as the growth of the foetus solely depends upon the health and nutrition of the mother. According to Ayurveda the Ahara- rasa i.e. nutrition or energy obtained from the mother’s diet serves three important functions, firstly nourishment of the mother herself, nourishment and growth of the baby, and lastly preparation for formation of stanya, i.e. breast milk. There is an increased need of balanced diet with good nutritional value during pregnancy, any negligence or deprivation in nourishment may affect physical and mental growth of the foetus or either lead to miscarriage, premature delivery or an under weight baby. Here this article will benefit you in planning your diet accurately during pregnancy. Some basic dietary rules should be followed such as having timely meals
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