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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 Cream of Wheat Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
SERVING SIZE: 2 tbsp
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 Cream of Wheat:
MAKES-YOU-TIREDInduces drowsiness and promotes sound sleep.
SEDATIVESedative herbs create a sense of calm in the mind and body by specifically calming or quieting the nervous system. Excellent for anxiety, stress and chronic pain.
BUILDS-STAMINAPromotes strength, endurance and resistance in the body. Rebuilds weak tissues after a time of depletion.
SATISFIES-STOMACHProvides a sense of gratification and fullness in the stomach.
NUTRITIVEAn herb that is strengthening and nourishing.
TONICA tonic herb restores function through strengthening tissue. This can happen through a combination of nourishing the tissue, and invigorating tissue metabolism. The tonic should not be withering, as in caffeine.
DEMULCENTHerbs that coat or form a soothing film over a mucous membrane, relieving minor pain and inflammation of the membrane.
CALMS-HEARTAn herb that literally calms the heart. These herbs are helpful in the treatment of anxiety, sadness, depression, or other emotional imbalances in the heart. Related to the Chinese Herbal Category 'calms spirit.'
PROMOTES-VIRILITYEncourages virility and potency.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
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Whole Wheat Flour
Whole Wheat Flour has these Actions in CommonCalms-heart, Makes-you-tired, Satisfies-stomach, Demulcent, Nutritive, Sedative, Builds-stamina, Grounding, Promotes-virility, Tonic
White Flour (wheat)
White Flour (wheat) has these Actions in CommonCalms-heart, Makes-you-tired, Satisfies-stomach, Demulcent, Nutritive, Sedative, Grounding, Promotes-virility, Tonic
Spelt Flour has these Actions in CommonSatisfies-stomach, Calms-heart, Makes-you-tired, Sedative, Demulcent, Nutritive, Tonic, Grounding
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Oats / Oatmeal
Oats / Oatmeal has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Satisfies-stomach, Builds-stamina, Makes-you-tired, Sedative, Demulcent, Nutritive
Hemp Seed has these Actions in CommonMakes-you-tired, Sedative, Builds-stamina, Nutritive, Tonic, Grounding, Satisfies-stomach
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Lamb has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Satisfies-stomach, Makes-you-tired, Tonic, Builds-stamina, Nutritive
Pork has these Actions in CommonMakes-you-tired, Satisfies-stomach, Nutritive, Tonic, Builds-stamina, Promotes-virility
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Oats, Fresh Milky Seed
Oats, Fresh Milky Seed has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Nutritive, Promotes-virility, Sedative, Tonic
Shatavari has these Actions in CommonCalms-heart, Demulcent, Grounding, Nutritive, Tonic
Vidari has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Nutritive, Tonic, Calms-heart, Demulcent
Vata Shirodhara Oil
Vata Shirodhara Oil has these Actions in CommonCalms-heart, Demulcent, Nutritive, Tonic
Gokshura has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Nutritive, Sedative, Tonic
Ashwagandha Ghee has these Actions in CommonNutritive, Promotes-virility, Tonic
Licorice Ghee (9oz)
Licorice Ghee (9oz) has these Actions in CommonDemulcent, Nutritive, Tonic
Ashwagandha/Bala Oil has these Actions in CommonBuilds-stamina, Grounding, Tonic
Skullcap has these Actions in CommonGrounding, Tonic, Calms-heart
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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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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.