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Kitchari recipe
Simple Kitchari to reset your digestion A simple kitchari is a very good dish or recipe to reset your digestion and improve your gut health naturally. It is easy to make, and you only need a thermos to keep your kitchari warm if you prepare in advance. The simple kitchari consist of a balanced amount of nourishing and extracting food like rice and split mung beans. In case you have no split mung beans you can use whole mung beans and let them soak in water overnight to reduce cooking time. For vegetarians or vegans, you can add algae or [...]
Gut health from an ayurvedic point of view
Intestinal health from an ayurvedic point of view According to Ayurveda the organ systems, organs, tissues, cells, and biomolecules work together to accomplish the complex goal of digesting the food you eat. The five elements, namely ether, air, fire, water and earth are influenced by the three doshas that in turn form the seven body tissues: plasma, blood, muscle, fat, bone, bone marrow and reproduction tissue. The food get into our bodies and will be transformed into energy that will be used of all bodily tissues and cells. Waste products form during the conversion process, also called Ama. Ama is [...]
Ginger appetizer for better digestion
  Having a slow or even poor digestion? Feeling heavy after a meal? Not feeling hungry at all? Besides chewing thoroughly, at least 20 times per bite, a good routine before your meal is a ginger appetizer. Fresh ginger has pungeant and heating qualities and in moderation is balancing for all doshas and initiates the digestive process. You can prepare and consume the appetizer 10 - 15 minutes before the main meals, meaning lunch and dinner. It will increase saliva production in your mouth and prepares your digestion system for what follows. The stomach increases acid production and the pancreas [...]