An oriental wisdom may help us to preserve our health. The Indian ayurveda (in translation from Sanskrit – the science of life) recommends us to have a certain regime in our nutrition.
Ayurveda represents the ancient Indian art of healing. The basic principle of Ayurveda has remained same through thousands of years. In Ayurveda, human body is not considered just as a mass of organs, systems and tissues; but the complex mechanism’ of myriad functions taking place both at physical and mental level are evaluated and described
Ayurveda – eating, sleeping and exercises that improves your health and makes you feel better and happie
Even if Ayurveda recommends us to go to sleep and wake up along with the sun, this fact seems impossible for the regime of life of an urban inhabitant. Nevertheless we can follow certain procedures in this sense. Begin your day with a glass of hot water – it helps to get rid of toxins from our organism.
Morning is the best period for the cleaning of the organism, for removal of physical wastes and for life activity. It is not recommended suppress natural physical needs because it may lead to certain diseases.
Regular exercises in the morning –yoga, aerobics, jogging and swimming – increase evidently the tone of the organism. It is important no to overtire you. Then try to make an auto-massage with aroma oils. It will improve the blood circulation, will soften your skin will allow the muscles to relax after pressure. It is useful mass not only your body, but also your head.
Water procedures after exercises and massage are compulsory
Take regular shower; rinse your mouth with salt water. During the teeth wash don’t forget to clean tongue fur.
Breakfast should be light; it should contain fruit juice or herb tea. Many researches confirmed the fact that the consumption of low-caloric, but healthy food is the main remedy in preventing the aging. The main meal in our activity is the lunch.
The dinner should not be later than 19.00 and it should also contain light food. After dinner it is recommended to walk.
Drink to good health!
Water, the Ayurvedic beverage of choice, is crucial for digestion and absorption and to help flush toxins out of the body. It helps prevent bloating and constipation, and helps transport nutrients to the cells and tissues. It helps support the metabolism of fat.
Drink room temperature water or warm water through the day. Water spiked with digestion enhancing spices and herbs is even better.
7 rules of nutrition according to Ayurveda
1. Try to eat in sitting position in quiet atmosphere. Try to enjoy the food. Take your meals at the same hours every day.
2. Eat only when you feel the sensation of starving.
3. Don’t try to suppress your desire to eat, by waiting lunch or dinner, take a snack.
4. The main amount of food should be consumed at lunch.
5. Before the meal, drink a glass of tea or hot water.
6. Try to avoid over roasted or over boiled products. They are harmful for our organism.
7. Try to eat food that you prepared or people close to you prepared. Even the best meal from restaurant won’t replace the home food.
The sleep should not last less than seven hours
According to Ayurveda it is better to fall asleep approximately at 22.00 and if it is not possible try at least to go to bed before midnight. People who have trouble sleeping may try to mass their feet – it relaxes the nervous system
And don't forget:
- Always speak the truth.
- Always speak good words.
- Always be calm and peaceful.
- Have control over the senses.
- Be courageous.
Ayurveda rules for a better health – leave healthy, feel better