‘Take this churna and drink up the kadha‘ was the ubiquitous advice from well wishers and Ayurveda advocates, at the peak of Covid-19 all through 2020 and a major portion of 2021. With such health threats looming large, many have realized the importance of this 5000-year-old Indian traditional medicinal philosophy and way of life- Ayurveda.
Importance of Ayurvedic Nutrition
Studies have shown that Ayurvedic nutrition strengthens the immune function- the natural defense system of the body against harmful bacteria, viruses and other environmental toxins that we inhale, ingest or touch. This immunity- boosting nutrition means following a diet as per the principles of Ayurveda, which aims at improving the wellness of the body and longevity of life.
Despite the fact that medical science, technology and allopathic medicine have made incredible advances in the last century, traditional medicinal systems like Ayurveda continue to effectively provide preventive and curative healthcare to people. In present times when pollution, unhealthy lifestyle, environmental toxins and release of deadly bacteria and viruses increase the risk of diseases, it becomes necessary to adapt holistic and natural immunity-boosting diet routines like Ayurveda nutrition.
Food is the major source by which the body meets all its nutritional requirements. It is chronicled as ‘Ahara’ - pillar of life in the classical texts of Ayurveda. A diet as per Ayurveda nutrition provides nourishment and energy in a balanced way that maintains the equilibrium of all life sustaining processes and functions in the body. As per Ayurveda nutrition, all foods have different nutritive and therapeutic properties and a regular intake of these natural foods improves digestive health, metabolism, nutrition absorption and immunity.
Wellbeing Nutrition and Ayurveda
According to Ayurveda, good health and digestion go hand-in-hand and food is classified according to its properties and their effects on the body post ingestion.
For example, some sour foods increase the production of digestive juices and have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. They provide relief from gastrointestinal disorders like constipation, acid reflux, gas and bloating. So if you suffer from digestive issues, just add one tablespoon of 100% natural Apple Cider Vinegar by Wellbeing Nutrition to your daily diet. It has 2X more live cultures – "Mother” for extra potency, which improves gut health, maintains pH levels and detoxifies the body by flushing out harmful toxins.
Great emphasis is laid on consuming a balanced diet consisting of natural whole foods in Ayurveda to become Swasthya, which is the totality of health and harmony in all stages of life. Wellbeing Nutrition’s Daily Greens -India’s first certified organic whole food multivitamin with the nutrition of 39 farm-fresh greens, fruits, and veggies ensures to fill in the nutritional gaps of your daily diet. Transform your health and mental wellbeing in real-time by applying the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda nutrition, merged with smart nutrition like Wellbeing Nutrition’s Daily Greens, which brings together pure ingredients and future-ready science to create powerful combinations of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.
Ayurveda nutrition describes certain plants and herbs to possess immunity-boosting and healing properties that help in preventing common ailments like cough, cold, headaches and seasonal infections when consumed as a decoction. A grandmother’s time-trusted remedy, kadha, always comes to the rescue in a natural and rejuvenating way whenever you fall sick.
Wellbeing Nutrition’s Grandma’s Kadha, inspired by Ayurveda, has the goodness of 13 medicinal herbs that have natural antibiotic properties that provide quick relief from cough, cold, and flu-like symptoms. It has no side effects and making it a part of your daily self-care ritual helps in boosting your immunity and maintaining your overall wellbeing.
Now more than ever is the time to apply the concept of Ayurveda nutrition to your lifestyle as it holistically aids in building a healthier version of you. It is a sustainable way of leading a wholesome life by getting self-conscious and self-disciplined about our diet, nutrition and lifestyle. Ayurveda is a ‘ Science of Life and Longevity ‘ that offers programs to rejuvenate the body with the help of diet and nutrition. It offers long-lasting cures to many common diseases such as food allergies and bad digestive health, which have few modern treatments. This ancient interactive system is user-friendly and educational. It teaches us to become responsible and self-empowered.
Eating right is just the first step in the journey of attaining ‘swasthya’. As they say, life is precious and health is priceless, so begin the good life now!
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