DIET THERAPY ACCORDING TO BASIC PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA

Gaikwad Nitin Shivaji, Gavit Manisha Pundlik, Patil Tridev Arun, Yeolekar Vibhav Anant

Abstract


           Ayurveda is a system of healing which evolved in India. It has both philosophic and practical basis. For the maintenance of health, many factors are responsible like good diet, sleep, environment, etc. Of all the ailments essential for the maintenance of positive health, food taken in proper quantity is regarded as most important.

          Ayurveda describes diet as both medicine and nourishment. Ayurveda has the individualistic approach which lacks in modern diet therapy. Ayurveda thinks through many angles to advice diet to a person which helps to fulfil all requirements of an individual. So it is today’s need to study diet through traditional methodology.

            So to achieve the complete health, one has to consider the diet which suits his constitutions. Ayurveda explains the diet in very broad ways and practically.

            The diet advised according to the Basic principles of Ayurveda Prakruti, different Rutus, Agni etc. helps to maintain health, prevent the individual from diseases and for longetivity of life.

            Here we will explained the role of Basic Principles to maintain the diet.


Keywords


Ayurveda, Prakruti, Rutus, Agni etc

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References


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