I was looking through some magazines and came across some ayurvedic weight loss tips from Dr. Prasanna Kerur, and I felt like I had to share them with you guys!
For those who don't know what Ayurveda is, Ayurveda is widely regarded as the oldest form of healthcare in the world! It's an intricate medical system that originated in India thousands of years ago. Ayurveda can be defined as a system, which uses the inherent principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the individual's body, mind and spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature.
- - Start the day with 'honey water' using a teaspoonful of good quality honey (like Manuka) to half a pint of still water.
-- Eat light with a combination of raw and freshly cooked food thats easy to digest.
|Raw stuffed peppers on a bed of lettuce|
-- Stick to regular eating patterns and avoid skipping meals.
-- Sleep is vital to keep our biological rhythm and balance ; avoid too much or too little.
-- Eat wholemeal grains and lentils and avoid processed, sugary food.
-- Use healthy herbs and spices like fresh ginger, turmeric, garlic, cumin seeds and black pepper which have properties to reduce bad cholesterol, protect vital organs and trigger body's metabolism.
-- Exercise regularly.
-- Fast for a day once a fortnight to allow the bodies systems to have a rest which will help to regularise the metabolism.
-- Reduce red meat, pork, shell fish, excess dairy products, excess wheat and alcohol, and eat more fish.
-- Drink fresh juices like wheat grass, spinach, ginger and carrot with a hint of honey.
-- Eat plenty of fresh vegetables in your daily diet but reduce your intake of potatoes, mushrooms and aubergines.
-- Take a teaspoonful of flaxseed oil every other day.
-- Body brush twice a week to enhance circulation and stimulate weightloss.
-- Avoid stress.
Lots of love
Denise o.b.o The Fabulous Team XOX