How Can This Ayurvedic Food Make You Feel Great?
WHY EAT AN AYURVEDIC DIET?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Ayurveda shows you your specific body type’s needs and what should be favored in your Ayurvedic menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Cauliflower Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
SERVING SIZE: 1/2 c
SPECIES: Brassica oleracea
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICSWhat is the biocharacteristic theory of medicine?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Cauliflower:
DETOXICANTAn herb that eliminates or metabolizes toxins from the body.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIOXIDANTAn antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits oxidation. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals that lead to a chain reaction causing damage or death to cells. Antioxidants terminate these oxidation reactions.
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
LOWERS-THYROIDReduces thyroid function. Useful for people with hyperthyroid.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
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HOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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Comments & Impressions of 'Cauliflower'Do you like 'cauliflower'? Why or why not? What makes it unique? Is there something you'd like to know about 'cauliflower'?
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If you only have access to frozen that should be fine. There are no hard and fast rules here!
Miss the working links under the Effect and Nutrient titles. Before the site redesign I I clicked on Folate or Potassium A definition would show, one of my fav features n reason why I use this as myGo-to Ayurveda site because it's so Informative. I hope you bring back thoseLinks. As of now some look like links but are reallyUnderlines and when I clicked on Foliate it took me to a list of foods but no def. when I clicked on a nutrient discription nothing happened. I miss those features.Happenedand some take to to a list of foods.
Thank you for your feedback. At the top of the page with a list of folate rich ingredients it says "LEARN MORE ABOUT FOLATE." If you click the word "folate" there, it will take you to the definition. Please let me know if you have any trouble accessing it.
Hi-Following your instruction I was happy to find the link 'LEARN MORE ABOUT FOLATE.' After clicking on that link it too me to another page listing foods that contain folate but I don't see a definition or any info on folate. I will look again. Appreciate your help and this amazing site.
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSCauliflower may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any food for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this food to treat a medical condition.
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. 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.