In Ayurveda, diet plays an important part in life as it includes in the three pillars of life (traya- upastambha). If we support ourselves through these three well-regulated factors of life, the body is endowed with health, strength, and growth, enriched with bala and buddhi, and continues deep into full span of life with plenty of vitality.
After the course you will be able to do the following:
Ayurvedic cooking encourages physical movement. By manually grinding spices, processing grains to make flour, kneading dough for bread, and blending buttermilk to make lassi you put your own energy and love into the cooking.
The improper digestion produces the toxin (ama), which leads to the majority of diseases, e.g. it causes rheumatoid arthritis (amavata) when it afflicts the joints. The relation between the faulty food and diseases are well explained like if one consumes only sweet (madhura rasa) in excess, the development of diabetes is sure to arise. If the person continues on this path, then obesity is also likely to occur.
Nowadays, diseases like autoimmune diseases, diabetes (madhumeha), obesity (sthoulya), cancer (arbuda), liver diseases (yakrit vriddhi), insomnia (nidranasha), anxiety neurosis (chittodvega) and bronchial asthma (tamaka swasa) are highly prevalent and are labeled as lifestyle disorders. These lifestyle disorders are due to avoidable causes, mainly faulty diet habits and practices. Therefore, it is worth mentioning that creating appropriate, healthy eating habits balances the systems for optimal health and healing. Ayurveda focuses on creating the treatments that reduce dis-ease in the body and mind and with consistent practices, these dis-eases are likely to completely vanish. The benefits of Ayurveda are astounding --- take a course and see for yourself.