Digestive Foods & Herbs List: An Ayurveda Perspective
Digestive Recipes Digestive Ingredients Digestive Herbs & Supplements
AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
OTHER HERB ACTIONS AFFECTING DIGESTION
HELPFUL FOR*'Digestive' may be helpful for these symptoms and causes below.
Blood and CirculationCandida / Yeast Infection / Thrush, Feet or Ankles Swelling, Hypoglycemic, Past Chemotherapy, Past Radiation, Teeth marks on tongue edges
DietAnorexia, past or current, Beans, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Brown Rice, Bulimia, past or current, Burgers/Hot Dogs, Burritos, Dessert after meals, Drink lots of water, Eating while driving/TV/hurrying, Eats quickly, Fast food 2+ times / week, Irregular meal times, Pizza, Protein Shakes, Skip meals more than 2x/week, Taking Enzyme Supplements
DigestionAcid Reflux, Bad breath, Bloating / distension, Discomfort in abdomen, Diverticulosis / Diverticulitis, Eat many small meals throughout the day, Food allergy, Foul taste on tongue, Frequent Burping, Frequent Nausea, Fruits Cause Gas, Gas, irregular digestion, H pylori infection, Hiatal Hernia, Hoarse Voice, Indigestion / Upset stomach, Irregular/small appetite, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Lactose Intolerant, Leaky Gut Syndrome, Malabsorption, Metallic Taste in Mouth, Nervous stomach / butterflies, Pancreatic Insufficiency, Quickly full / early satiety, Slow, heavy digestion, Smelly Gas, Sour Taste in Mouth, Strong hunger, Tired after eating, Traveler's Diarrhea, Vomiting
Mind Stress SleepFrequent Dreams
Poop3+ bowel movements a day, Foul odorous stool, Frothy Stool / with Bubbles, Green stool, Mucus on stool, Shiny / oily / fatty stools, Sinking stool, Soft Stool, Stool entirely liquid, no solid pieces, Stool formed, but porous & airy, Stool in mushy pieces mixed with liquid, Stool thick mud, Undigested food in stool, Yellow stool
Reproductive HealthCurrently pregnant
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.
John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as 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. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.
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