Diet for Height

FRESHNESS Everything you eat should be as fresh as possible. Spoiled, moldy, or rancid foods (especially if they contain rancid fats or oils) are high in carcinogens. Throw out perishables that are more than 3 days old or that are clearly past their prime. (Put them on the compost pile unless they are meat, bones, or foods high in grease ...

Exercise for Height

ENERGY EXPENDITURE Increase your energy expenditure. Exercise improves elimination of toxins, blood circulation, and oxygen intake (uptake)-all of which are believed to be beneficial in warding off cancer. (Also, exercise, along with caloric restriction, is the fastest and best way to lose weight.) STRESS Avoid stress. Stress alone can often bring on disease. Exercise reduces stress through the production of ...

Frame Size and Height Increase

Calculating Your Frame Size Following is the method the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company used to calculate frame size: Extend your arm in front of your body bending your elbow at a ninety degree angle to your body so that your forearm is parallel to your body. Keep your fingers straight and turn the inside of your wrist towards your body. ...

Guidelines For Good Health And Proper Height

It can be really hard to watch your friends grow and develop when the same thing is not happening to you. You may feel like you’re never going to catch up. People at school may joke about your small size or your flat chest. Even when the doctor or your parents reassure you that things will be OK eventually – ...

Guidelines For Good Health And Proper Height

In just a moment, you will learn how you can grow taller and increase your height naturally, using scientifically developed and proven principles. You will know that it is still possible for you to grow taller naturally after puberty and that you can realize your dream of growing a few more inches in just 3 short months. Forget about growth ...

Dosha subtypes

Dosha sub type & their features Each of the three doshas can be sub-classified variously and their respective features are as indicated below : Vata (Vayu)   Doshas Site Normal function Ailments caused by its vitiation Prana Heart Breathing and swallowing of food. Hiccups, Bronchitis, Asthma, Cold, Hoarseness of voice Udana Throat Speech and voice Various diseases of eye, ear, nose ...

Know Thyself

Introduction Your personal constitution, which is your individual metabolic make-up, helps determine how your mind and body will instinctively react when confronted with and how much effect any stimulus, as a specific taste or emotion, will have on you. This inborn metabolic pattern is called Prakriti. The personality traits most prized or the qualities disliked all equally arise from these tendencies ...

Doshic Imbalances

Any imbalance in the doshas is likely to have a negative effect on your mind and emotions. If in excess you are more likely to display negative energy of a quality associated with it. The predominant dosha of your constitution becoming in excess more easily than the others, you will tend to experience its negative aspects more than the others. Negative emotions aggravate the dosha associated ...

Agni

Being the biological fire that governs metabolism, agni encompasses all the changes in the body and mind from the dense to the more subtle. Such changes include the digestion and absorption of food, cellular transformations, assimilation of sensory perceptions and mental and emotional experiences. Agni therefore covers whole sequences of chemical interactions and changes in the body and mind. Digestive abilities being related to ...

The Dhatus

The Sapta (seven) Dhatus (tissues) elements form the pillars of the body that form the means of nourishment and growth while providing support to the body as well as the mind. Rasa (fluid) Dhatu –Derived from the digested food, it nourishes each and every tissue and cell of the body and is analogous to the plasma. Rakta (blood) Dhatu – Regarded as the basic of life, it is analogous to ...

The Trigunas

Just as the doshas are the essential components of the body, the three gunas – Satwa, Rajas and Tamas – are the three essential components or energies of the mind. Ayurveda provides a distinct description of people on the basis of their Manasa (psychological) Prakriti(constitution). Genetically determined, these psychological characteristics are dependent on the relative dominance of the three gunas. While all individuals have mixed amounts of the three, the predominant guna determines an individual’s mansa ...

The Tridoshas

The Tridoshas (tri meaning three and doshas being the basic physical energies) are the primary and essential factors of the human body that govern our entire physical structure and function. Derived from the Panchmahabhutas, each dosha – which like the elements cannot be detected with our senses but their qualities can be – is a combination of any two of the five bhutas with the predominance of one. Called Vata, Pitta and Kapha in Sanskrit, ...

The Panchamahabhutas

According to Ayurveda everything in life is composed of the Panchamahabhutas – Akash (Space), Vayu (Air), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire) andPrithvi (Earth). Omnipresent, they are mixed in an infinite variety of relative proportions such that each form of matter is distinctly unique. Although each element has a range of attributes, only some get evident in particular situations. Constantly changing and interacting with each other, they create a situation of dynamic flux ...

Principles of Ayurveda

Introduction According to ayurvedic philosophy an individual bundle of `spirit’, desirious of expressing itself, uses subjective consciousness or Satwa to manifest sense organs and a mind. Spirit and mind then project themselves into a physical body, created from the five (Pancha) great (maha) eternal elements (bhutas) – together called the Panchamahabhutas – which arise from Tamas. The sense organs then using Rajas to project from the body ...

Ayurveda : A Brief History

  Ayurveda is the oldest surviving complete medical system in the world. Derived from its ancient Sanskrit roots – ‘ayus‘ (life) and ‘ved‘ (knowledge) – and offering a rich, comprehensive outlook to a healthy life, its origins go back nearly 5000 years. To when it was expounded and practiced by the same spiritual rishis, who laid the foundations of the Vedic civilisation in India, ...

Dinacharya

Ayurveda in Daily Life Ayurveda is all about balance. A healthy mind leads to a healthy body; what you think affects how you physically feel; what you eat and drink has an effect on your mind. Ayurveda in daily life is based on Dinacharya, Din: day, Acharya: behavior. In order to keep your doshas (biological energies of the body and mind) ...

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Ritucharya

What is Ritucharya? Ever notice how each season influences you to dress, eat, or do different things? In summer, you’re likely to crave juicy fruits and chilled beverages and wear loose, breathable clothing. In winter, you’ll be pulling out warmer clothes and reaching for hot beverages. ‘Ritu’ means ‘season’ and ‘charya’ means ‘regime’. According to Ayurveda, the principles of system ...

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The Three Ayurvedic Doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha

Understanding Your Ayurvedic Constitution According to Ayurveda, your basic constitution is called your prakriti. It is the sum total of all your physical and emotional qualities. Your prakriti patterns remain stable for most of your life. You may experience temporary changes like gaining or losing weight, developing an infection, etc., but most certainly you will never increase or decrease in ...