AHARA VIDHI : CONCEPTS OF FOOD INTAKE IN AYURVEDA WITH COMPARISON TO PRESENT ERA

Author Name : Dr. Rajesh V. Sawai, Dr. Sandeep Binorkar, Dr. Dipali U. Suke and Dr. Sonam P. Karande
Volume : I, Issue :XII,August - 2016
Published on : 2016-08-30 , By : IRJI Publication

Abstract :

The aim of Ayurveda is to promote and preserve the health, strength and longevity of the healthy person (swastha) and to cure the disease. In present era, diet and lifestyle are major factors thought to influence susceptibility to many diseases. Ayurveda places special emphasis on Ahara and believes that healthy nutrition nourishes the mind, body, and soul. According to Ayurveda the living human body and diseases that afflict it are both the product of Ahara. Ahara is considered as one of the key pillars (Upsthambhas) of life in Ayurveda.