Ayurveda, is an ancient system of medicine developed in India. Through its deep-rooted form of treatment, it helps prevent diseases, promotes health, creates balance and enhances longevity. Ayurveda, when combined with correct nutrition, not only helps the weight loss process but also makes one healthy. As per Ayurveda there are 3 categories of body types (doshas): Kapha, Pitta, Vata. The kapha type has more water and earth, Vata has more air and ether and pitta types have more of fire. For those who are suffering from constant weight gain, the kapha dosha is affected, resulting in constant accumulation of fat.
As per Ayurveda there are 3 categories of body types (doshas): Kapha, Pitta, Vata. The kapha type has more water and earth, Vata has more air and ether and pitta types have more of fire. For those who are suffering from constant weight gain, the kapha dosha is affected, resulting in constant accumulation of fat.
Our team of experienced Ayurvedic doctors believe in taking a thorough case history of an individual before deciding on their body types. This aids the planning of a precise meal plan for weight loss tailored as per the individual’s body prakruti. They suggest some simple guidelines which combine Ayurveda and Nutrition to help you shed kilos and keep them off for life.
Easy Lifestyle Changes
- Get started with Yoga. Do rounds of 10-15 Sun Salutations and slowly increase the repetitions as per your comfort.This will help ease your heaviness, increase circulation and fire-up your digestive system
- Start your day with a glass of warm water with lemon and honey. This helps the liver to flush out toxins. Wait for at least 15-20 minutes to eat your breakfast
- Cut out sugar or related food products
- Reduce or eliminate Alcohol from your lifestyle
- Try to sip 3-4 cups of warm water throughout the day
Herbs & Spices
In Ayurveda, there is an extensive use of spices & herbs, which are not only good for digestion but can also serve as prevention for various ailments.
Ginger is a very effective herb to stimulate digestive fire. It’s especially useful when taken in the form of a tea 20-25 minutes before meals; ginger helps activate the saliva glands, increasing the production of digestive enzymes.
The Piperine in black pepper stimulates the stomach and hence eases the digestive processes. Piperine is also said to reduce the formation of fat cells. Add just a small pinch of this pepper in your meals, it will actually help you to digest better and lose weight at a faster rate.
It is known to help absorb lipids efficiently helping the weight loss regime. Cumin seeds also help suppress appetite.
Take 2-3 capsules of Triphala before going to bed with warm water. It is a combination of 3 fruits; Amalaki, Bibhataki, Haritaki. It helps digestion, aids with bowel movement and cleanses the body from the inside out. It’s a natural antioxidant.
Our trained Ayurvedic doctors and nutritionists believe in aiding weight loss using natural and Ayurvedic herbs, food therapy and light exercises. In the case of any queries or for an appointment you may call us on this toll-free number 1-800-843-0206.