FOOD ENERGETICS PART 2 - AYURVEDIC FOOD PHILOSOPHY
In the first of this 2 part article I shared a brief overview of some elements of the Taoist and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach to dietary recommendations based on food energetics. Instead of viewing foods purely on their isolated nutrients like vitamins and minerals, they interpret and work with the overall energetic influence a particular food has on us. In this article I will discuss the Ayurvedic system of food energetics.
The ancient Indian health care system of Ay…
TCM FOOD ENERGETICS PART 1- THE OTHER DIMENSIONS OF NUTRITION
In our western culture, we have become used to understanding the nutritional aspects of our food by breaking down and isolating its different component parts into vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, proteins, fat, carbohydrates and so on. However, there is a whole other dimension to understanding and making our dietary choices based on the energetics of a particular food, or more precisely, the effect the food has on the energetics of our body. 'Energetics' is rather a nebulous term but one as…
Triphala as an Rejuvenating, Phytonutrient Rich Ayurvedic Herbal Formula
In this video I explore the potent power of Triphala - 3 Fruits Herbal formula.
Learn about its digestive tonifying properties and overall body rejuvenator by supporting our metabolic fire or ‘Agni’ in Ayurveda.