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Why Ice Water Is Harmful To Your Body

  It is tempting to drink ice cold beverages in the summer heat, but check out the health hazards you present yourself with when you choose to drink cold beverages.   Why you should never drink ‪‎ice ‪water or other cold beverages: 1.  When you drink cold beverages your ‪‎blood ‪vessels shrink, your digestion becomes restricted and hydration is hindered. 2.  Instead of working to digest the food and absorb the nutrients to create energy, your body is ‪‎expending energy to regulate your temperature. This can lead to water ‪loss. 3.  Drinking cold water after a meal creates ‪‎excess ‪‎mucus in your body, which can lead to a ‪decrease in ‪‎immune ‎system ‪function, making it easier to catch ‪colds and ‪‎illnesses. 4.  If you eat food while drinking cold beverages or immediately afte...

Preventative Care With Ayurveda ― Prevention Better Than Cure

Ayurveda Is A Preventative Science. The main focus of Ayurveda is on health instead of disease. For this reason, maintaining health and preventing disease takes precedence over cure. Optimum health and vitality are achieved through the most appropriate diet to fit with one’s own individual body-mind constitution. Quite simply, we are formed by the food we eat and the things we do. By determining the best selection of food items and correct activities, it is possible to guarantee a long life with good immunity and strong stamina. Food as Medicine or Poison In Ayurveda, proper diet is regarded as the foundation of good health. However, diet is tricky; food can be medicine for one person but poison for another. The key is to understand one’s own constitution and power of digestion. Then one w...

The Fundamental Question ~ What is Ayurveda?

THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION ~ WHAT IS AYURVEDA? Today we explore the fundamental question, what is Ayurveda? Perhaps many people would initially respond by saying Ayurveda is an ancient science of life. Others may stress the importance that Ayurveda is an eloquent way of explaining the natural qualities of nature and because these qualities of nature naturally do not change, the science of Ayurveda then is a science of antiquity; timeless. This post is designed simply to introduce the concept of Ayurveda to the general public. Many of us have never heard about Ayurveda and if so, may have only just recently heard of it. I open this discussion so that leading experts in the field of Ayurveda can expand and inform us of the importance and necessity for imbibing the wisdom of Ayurveda. INQUIRY: ...

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