Ayurveda is a traditional medical system, over 5000 years old, that is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems. The goals of Ayurveda are to protect and maintain the equilibrium and health of an individual, and this is heavily rooted in concepts of disease prevention. Ayurveda recognizes that health is more than corporeal and that organisms are multilayered and all the layers play a role in health. Ayruveda also recognizes the position of the entity in the cosmos and the relationship between the entity and all other entities and higher powersas also being relevantfor good health. The origin of disease is believed to be related to negative karmic energy, not all of which is controlled by the self, but sometimes by external forces.
There are three types of suffering or disease individuals are exposed to. Klesas is one of
the mind and body, meaning we internally have the ability to cause our own suffering unrelated
to viral or bacterial (environmental) causes.
One of the major difference between these 2 diets is that Paleo eats a lot of meat and Ayurveda prescribes a plant based diet with little to no meat consumption. In Ayurveda it is believed that lean meats and darker meats are rajasic and tamasic.
As part of the Ayurvedic Myplate assignments- some of the Ayurvedic Myplates that were submitted
By Jenna Lee (Block 1)
Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences that have grown and molded together for
By James Boyd, Block 1 Student
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Recently, one of our students asked me about UTI. (Urinary Tract Infection, an infection of Urinary Tract) during our session
The function of the round ligament is maintenance of the of the uterus during pregnancy. As the uterus grows in
Ayurveda is a systematic study of life based on one’s consciousness, mind, and physical balance. When we live in harmony
WESTERN VERSUS AYURVEDIC NUTRITION
Dietary management in western nutrition follows the US food guidelines, set forth by the FDA. Nutritionists