Control Your Breathing Through Ayurveda

Asthma is “Swas roga” in Ayurveda. Ayurveda describes asthma as the combination of vitiated Pranvayu with deranged kapha dosha in the lungs causing obstruction in the respiratory passage. This obstruction results in gasping and labored breathing. [Read more…]

Are Sprouts an Every-Day Food?

Blanket diet rules like eat sprouts, eat raw vegetables, drink plenty of water etc. bear likeness to the nature of a double edged sword. While some of us are truly benefited by adopting them in our lifestyle; some others can end up with imbalance and diseases. Sprouts (from beans, lentils especially) are without a doubt a healthy and nutritious food. However, Ayurveda advises against the habit of eating sprouts regularly. [Read more…]

Fig Delight with Brainy Almonds

The uniqueness of Indian dish is not just the main course they serve. It’s the side dish or accompanying food as well. Most of the Indian dishes come with side dishes that not just add deliciousness to the food but also make sense of having medicinal or health benefits. For instance, the chutneys are a spicy condiment made of chopped fruits or vegetables cooked generally in vinegar and sugar with ginger and spices. These are not the main course of foods but they make dish better, tastier and more healthful. [Read more…]