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Ayurveda Nutrition

Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine that has its roots in ancient India. The word "Ayurveda" is derived from the Sanskrit words "ayur," which means life, and "veda," which means knowledge or science. Thus, Ayurveda can be translated as the "science of life." It is considered one of the oldest healthcare systems in the world, with a history that spans thousands of years.

Ayurveda is built upon a holistic approach to health and wellness. It focuses on balancing the mind, body, and spirit to achieve optimal health. According to Ayurvedic principles, each individual is unique, and their health is influenced by a combination of factors including their constitution (Prakriti), lifestyle, diet, environment, and mental state.

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Key principles of Ayurveda include: Doshas, Diet & Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Yoga & Meditation, Detoxification (Panchakarma), Lifestyle Recommendations, Massage & Body Therapies

What is the Ayurvedic Diet? 

The Ayurvedic diet is based on the understanding that different foods possess different qualities, and consuming foods that have qualities opposite to those of your dominant dosha can help maintain equilibrium.

The five elements : Vayu (air), Jala (water), Akash (ether/space), Teja (fire), and Prithvi (earth)—are foundational concepts in Ayurveda. These elements combine to form the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha), and they are present not only in the universe but also within our bodies. Each dosha is characterized by a combination of these elements, which in turn influence an individual's physical and mental constitution.

Here's how the doshas are related to the five elements:

  1. Vata Dosha: Composed primarily of the elements air and ether, Vata reflects qualities of movement, lightness, and changeability.

  2. Pitta Dosha: Predominantly consisting of fire and water elements, Pitta embodies qualities of heat, transformation, and intensity.

  3. Kapha Dosha: Comprising water and earth elements, Kapha represents stability, heaviness, and structure.

When it comes to the Ayurvedic diet, each dosha has specific dietary recommendations.

Blue Waters Ayruveda $300 Nutrition Consulting Package includes:

2 Hour consultation

Determining your Dosha

List of foods to eat and/or avoid based on your Dosha

Tips for daily routine based on your Dosha

One month meal plan based on your Dosha, dietary restrictions, and favorite foods 

2 months unlimited yoga classes

2 Hour EE System Session

Blue Waters detox salt bath blend

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