Author - Vaidya.Gauri Junnarkar

Spinach Lentil Quinoa Khichari

Recipe yield: 6 servings* * Per serving: Calories: 246 Carbs: 37 gm Protein: 12 gm Fat: 6gm Ingredients & Materials: 1 cup Masoor Dal (red lentils), 1 cup organic quinoa, 1 cup chopped raw organic spinach, 2 tablespoon organic ghee, 4-6 cups water, 1⁄2 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon ginger grated, cilantro for garnishing 1 large saucepan, 1 lid to cover, 1 wooden ladle, stove Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Cooking Method: Soak Masoor Dal 1 hour before using. Next wash and rinse dal and keep aside. Wash and rinse Quinoa and keep aside. Next put the sauce pan on the stove, keep the heat [...]

Diet effects on immunity

How Diet Affects our Immunity? An Ayurvedic Perspective

Ayurveda is an ancient health science that talked about importance of health preservation way before modern health care discovered immunity. Ayurveda text state “Swasthasya Swasthya rakshanam aturasya vicar prashmanam cha” meaning “it is not only important to treat an imbalance but it is important to preserve the health of a healthy individual”.  Health preservation can be done when a person has high disease resistance and excellent immunity.Ayurveda talks about immunity in terms of increasing Bala i.e. disease resistance, strength, immunity and Ojas.  Three types of Bala are described in [...]

why ayurveda

How Does Ayurveda Make Sense?

Ayurveda is one of the oldest health sciences in the world. It is said to have originated more than 5000 years ago. 'Ayurveda' is a Sanskrit word, made of two parts 'Ayur' meaning life and 'Veda' meaning science, hence Ayurveda essentially means 'Science of life'. Through this article we are going explore the question, why does Ayurveda make sense?Ayurveda is a unique holistic health science which focuses on the mind-body relation and the importance of balance between the various physiological components to ensure health. The beauty of this unique [...]