Understanding Ayurveda and Doshas

Understanding Ayurveda and Doshas

n Ayurveda, your ‘prakruti’ or the constitution or the physical, emotional and mental make-up is the focal point for all treatment regimens. The doshas or bio-energies are the corner stone concepts in the Ayurvedic system. The constitution expresses itself as a demonstration of the 3 doshas - vata, pitta, and kapha.
Bringing back ancient wisdom: How common natural food products help us keep healthy

Bringing back ancient wisdom: How common natural food products help us keep healthy

When you hear ‘raisins’, what do you think of? Perhaps kheer with raisins in it, or a bar of rum-n-raisins-flavoured chocolate?
Ayurveda and Urad Dal

Ayurveda and Urad Dal

The simple urad dal has formally transcended the Dal Makhani and the dosa, and is popping up everywhere! From a multitude of curries and gravies, to pastas and even sprout salads! For the uninitiated, the urad dal, or mungo bean, or black lentil is a rather remarkable bean that is grown in the Indian subcontinent. It offers many health benefits. The urad dal originated in India and has long been a staple in Indian cuisine. Urad dal’s health benefits are absolutely noteworthy and integrating this lentil in your diet is recommended. It proffers an impressive range of advantages and is also a culinary delight.