Ayurveda is the most sought after Hindu medicine technique which is known for its effectiveness all over the world. Wikipedia defines Ayurveda as “the traditional Hindu system of medicine (incorporated in Atharva Veda, the last of the four Vedas), which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing”. Therefore diet is an important part of the Ayurveda family.
According to Ayurveda, these daily routine habits can be really harmful in the long run, these are:-
- Making Early morning breakfast your biggest meal of the day
- Drinking 8 glasses of water on a daily basis
- Avoiding fat intake
- Making up for lost sleep on the weekends
- Daily vigorous exercises
According to the Ayurveda, your breakfast should be the lightest meal of the day, You should not overfill your stomach with water, you should eat the essential fat intake for the day to avoid dizziness and to be active all day long, having an 8 hour sleep cycle is a must for the human body. Anything less than 6 hours is potentially harmful for health and can lead to a whole lot of other harmful problems in the near future. Daily exercise is not recommended for the human body, exercising every 2nd day is essential to keep that body in the best shape
You can eat fat derived from mustard, coconut oils, nuts and avocados, never sleep long in the weekends, and exercise should be done only at times when you are not having any aches and PMS as well.
As a modern society, we are heading towards a fast life, which includes lots of junk food and further we are exposed to a lot of health magazines, articles, radio, television programmes consuming our minds to become healthy by following these unhealthy and fast habits which might benefit you today but is harmful in the long run.
Ayurveda is the oldest form of time tested science
Our medicines are fairly new to this world, having only being around for a 100 years, we would still consider them young and evolving with time.
With cure for Aids and Cancer still to be found, we cannot say that medical field has progressed leaps and bounds in this century. Ayurveda, India’s ancient medical system, has been around for 5,000 years, proving as effective today as it was thousands of years ago.
Ayurveda is seeing a great resurgence in our era. Ayurveda, with its four-dimensional approach to healing (addressing body, mind, soul and senses), could help overcome anorexia nervosa: a problem that involves all four dimensions.