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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 White Vinegar Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
SERVING SIZE: 1/4 tsp
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 White Vinegar:
APPETITE-SUPPRESSANTSuppresses hunger without causing weight gain.
SIALOGOGUEA sialogogue increases saliva. Sour foods are often great sialogogues, and increase output of all exocrine glands. Salty taste is very moistening as well. Bitter, pungent and sweettastes also increase salivary output but to a lesser degree. Astringents.
GENERAL-LAXATIVEPromotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives...
DETOXICANTAn herb that decongests, dislodges or improves metabolization of toxins from the body, transforming or altering fluids to a more healthy state.
IMPROVES-FOCUSReduces scattered thoughts. Creates a steady mind.
FLUSHES-MEMBRANESHerbs in this category stimulate mucus membranes to release fluids, flushing them out.
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.
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
HEPATOPROTECTIVEAn herb that is capable of preventing liver damage.
CHOLAGOGUECholagogues stimulate the release of bile from the gall bladder for improved digestion.
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias. Generally, liver tonics are oily, cool, sweet, mildly sour, or has beta-carotene.
Joyful Belly is a recognized school of biocharacteristics medicine.
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Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar has these Actions in CommonAntioxidant, Detoxicant, Flushes-membranes, Improves-focus, Sialogogue, Appetite-suppressant, Diaphoretic, General-laxative, Livotonic, Alterative, Cholagogue, Emollient, Hepatoprotective, Lowers-blood-sugar
Red Wine Vinegar
Red Wine Vinegar has these Actions in CommonAppetite-suppressant, Diaphoretic, General-laxative, Livotonic, Alterative, Cholagogue, Emollient, Hepatoprotective, Lowers-blood-sugar, Antioxidant, Detoxicant, Flushes-membranes, Improves-focus, Sialogogue
Lime has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Diaphoretic, General-laxative, Cholagogue, Emollient, Improves-focus, Detoxicant, Flushes-membranes, Sialogogue
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Dandelion Leaves has these Actions in CommonAntioxidant, Detoxicant, Livotonic, Appetite-suppressant, General-laxative, Lowers-blood-sugar, Cholagogue, Hepatoprotective
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Aloe Vera Juice
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Amalaki has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Antioxidant, Detoxicant, Hepatoprotective, Improves-focus, Lowers-blood-sugar, Sialogogue
Bhumyamalaki has these Actions in CommonCholagogue, Detoxicant, General-laxative, Hepatoprotective, Livotonic, Alterative
Triphala has these Actions in CommonSialogogue, Alterative, Detoxicant, Flushes-membranes, General-laxative, Improves-focus
Guduchi has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Cholagogue, Detoxicant, Hepatoprotective, Livotonic
Haritaki has these Actions in CommonGeneral-laxative, Sialogogue, Alterative, Detoxicant, Flushes-membranes
Mahasudarshan has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Cholagogue, Diaphoretic, Livotonic
Neem Leaf has these Actions in CommonCholagogue, Detoxicant, Lowers-blood-sugar, Alterative
Schisandra has these Actions in CommonSialogogue, Hepatoprotective, Improves-focus, Livotonic
Yarrow has these Actions in CommonLivotonic, Alterative, Detoxicant, Diaphoretic
Vidari has these Actions in CommonHepatoprotective, Livotonic, Lowers-blood-sugar, Alterative
Punarnava has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Antioxidant, Cholagogue, Lowers-blood-sugar
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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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TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSWhite Vinegar 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.