How Does This Ayurvedic Food Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
Afterwards the yogurt begins to sour. Ayurveda recommends you limit the consumption of yogurt or consume diluted as in a lassi. Yogurt is mud or at least has the same qualities as mud: thick, viscous, earth element suspended in water. It provokes Kapha, is mucous forming, and is hard to digest. It clogs the subtle channels of the body (capillary beds). In general, all ferments including yogurt vitiate the blood because they contain metabolic byproducts of bacterial digestion.
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SERVING SIZE: 1/3 c
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TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSHomemade Yogurt 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.
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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 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.
Comments & Impressions of 'Homemade Yogurt'Do you like 'homemade yogurt'? Why or why not? What makes it unique? Is there something you'd like to know about 'homemade yogurt'?
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Although we've never tried, numerous folks on the web suggest it is possible. Let me know if your experiment is successful.
Kefir is more gooey and slimy than yogurt, suggesting it aggravates Kapha, especially if there is a buildup of mucus in the stomach.
can you use almond or coconut milk to make yogurt?
can you use almond or coconut milk to make yogurt?
This process works beautifully and is so easy. I tried it with skim milk last night and it turned out even smoother and thicker than my previous attempts with whole, unhomogenized milk. However, it still aggravated my gastritis and ulcers. As a Vata-Pitta, I wonder was it the mild astringency (dry) or the fact that it was fermented (hot)?
Stacy- Try it and let us know the results!
It is likely due the heat that fermented foods create in the body.