School of Ayurvedic Diet & Digestion
Are you prone to a problem with 'Rabbit pellet / Hard lumpy stool'?
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Small, hard stool indicates either dryness in the colon or that the stool is sitting in the colon for too long. Hard, dry stools are considered to be a sign of constipation. When stool sits in the colon too long, it begins to rot. The rotting stool continues to be absorbed into the bloodstream, poisoning the blood. When the blood is poisoned, your skin loses its luster, becoming gray, pale and lifeless. Your teeth may become gray as well. Hard stool with gas is considered to be a sign of heat and dryness. Hard stool without gas is considered to be a sign of coldness.
ARE YOU NEW TO AYURVEDA?
Are you wondering what Ayurveda is and how to use it for 'Rabbit pellet / Hard lumpy stool' and health in general?
|GUNA||FOODS TO FAVOR||CONDITION IN YOUR BODY|
|OILY INGREDIENTS OILY RECIPES||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you have an imbalance of 'Oily' guna
|LIQUID INGREDIENTS LIQUID RECIPES||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you have an imbalance of 'Liquid' guna
|GOOEY INGREDIENTS GOOEY RECIPES||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you have an imbalance of 'Gooey' guna
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FLUSHES-MEMBRANESHerbs in this category stimulate mucus membranes to release fluids, flushing them out.
GENERAL-LAXATIVEPromotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives...
High Fiber Laxative,
HIGH-FIBER-LAXATIVEA class of laxative that adds bulk and water to stools. The size of a stool stimulates peristalsis and the stool passes more easily through the colon. It is important to drink plenty of water when using high fiber laxatives, as they can be dehydrating.
STOOL-SOFTENERAn herb that softens stool that is hard and difficult to pass. They are the safest and most gentle type of laxative. Some foods are even stool softeners, such as warm milk with ghee.
Symptoms Tell A StoryThe first step to healing is learning patterns from your symptoms. Symptoms are clues that reveal underlying imbalances, showing you where your body is weak. Specifically, they reveal the doshas & qualities that may have become aggravated. If you notice a quality or dosha appears next to many of your symptoms, it helps you establish a pattern that may be systemic.
|GUNA||FOODS TO AVOID||DO YOU HAVE THIS IMBALANCE?|
|AVOID THESE DRY FOODS THAT MAY AGGRAVATE RABBIT PELLET / HARD LUMPY STOOL||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you have an imbalance of 'Dry' guna
|AVOID THESE DIFFICULT FOODS THAT MAY AGGRAVATE RABBIT PELLET / HARD LUMPY STOOL||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you need to decrease Difficult to digest foods
|AVOID THESE ASTRINGENT FOODS THAT MAY AGGRAVATE RABBIT PELLET / HARD LUMPY STOOL||
Status UnknownTake these quizzes to find out if you have an imbalance of 'Astringent' taste
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On Joyful Belly, we've created an extensive categorization of food in relation to qualities (gunas). By eating an optimal diet that balances your gunas, your whole body is strengthened and the conditions that created the disorder are removed. Once the root causes of the disease are removed, the disease lessens in strength or disappears altogether. Additional remedies - such as herbs and lifestyle practices - focused on the specific disorder, can greatly enhance your healing.
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|The Color of Your Poop|
|Bloody / Tarry Stool|
|The Shape of Your Poop|
|Type 1||Separate hard lumps, like nuts or rabbit pellets (hard to pass)|
|Type 2||Sausage shaped but lumpy|
|Type 3||Like a sausage but with cracks on the surface|
|Type 4||Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft|
|Type 5||Soft blobs with clear cut edges|
|Type 6||Fluffy pieces with frayed edges, mushy|
|Type 7||Watery, no solid pieces, entirely liquid|
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. His online course Balance Your Ayurvedic Diet in a Week provides tools for gracefully healing with Ayurveda to thousands. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.