by Dr Donn Brennan Digestion in Ayurveda is called Agni or the digestive ‘fire’. Agni is considered of utmost importance...If working well, it gives good health. If digestion malfunctions, it gives rise to ‘ama’ or toxins, which cause ill health. Critical to good digestion is to know when to eat, how much to eat and how to eat. How you treat digestion is very important. What you eat is important, [...]
Ayurveda explains that your body can become so strong it is infertile to the spread of viruses and pathogens, that is they have no ground upon which to settle or propagate.
Ayurveda is clear on this: all health - let’s repeat this - ALL good health starts with digestion; with the proper metabolism of food. Accordingly, one of the most important things we can do for our health every day of the year is to eat wisely.
Attention is often given to the quality of our food. Ayurveda explains that the strength of our digestive fire ‘agni’ is also very important as it determines how much nourishment we will gain from what we eat and greatly impacts our health.
Do you usually have your main meal in the evening? I was brought up having my main meal in the evening and did not question it until I came across the health wisdom of Ayurveda.