Ayurveda Explained + Healing Foods

What is Ayurveda? Do you know which healthy foods can help curb inflammation?

This week, our friends at Wellness Times have the answers to popular health questions.

What is Ayurveda?

An Indian practice that can be traced back more than 5,000 years, Ayurveda literally means “science of life.” It involves a personalized, holistic approach to health and wellness focusing on diet, exercise, environment and herbs. Read the full article to learn more about Ayurveda and the doshas, or unique mind and body types, as described in Ayurvedic medicine – are you vata, pitta or kapha dominant?

 

Healing foods

We all know that eating healthy is important – but are there specific foods that can help your body fight internal inflammation? Wellness Times offers helpful tips, including eating foods from the Mediterranean Diet, cooking with herbs and spices and cutting back on sodium-heavy processed products. Read all 7 tips, plus take advantage of the Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan, with healthy suggestions for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks!

 

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Katie is a Marketing Editor (and loyal customer) at Vitacost.com. In her spare time, she enjoys biking with her husband, playing with her pets and writing bios about herself.

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