OVEREAT MORE THAN 2X/WEEK
WHAT DOES IT DO TO YOU? HOW CAN YOU MINIMIZE NEGATIVE EFFECTS?
Are you prone to a problem with 'Overeat more than 2x/week'?
Feasting and overeating are not new phenomena. For thousands of years, celebratory feasts have been commonplace in cultures around the world as a way of bonding, enjoying the fruits of the harvest, and as symbols of generosity & wealth. Your body is thus able to handle a degree of occasional overeating, maybe once a month at most. However, when overeating becomes habitual, it deserves your attention and modification.
Overeating more than twice a week can cause stomach distention, indigestion, weight gain, lethargy, foul body odor, and sluggishness so it's important to determine the roots why you're overeating. Does overeating at dinner provide a kind of calm and satisfaction after a long, hectic work day? Are you routinely overeating because of an expectation you learned in childhood that you would needed to eat "everything on your plate," regardless of your hunger or fullness? Was overeating a coping mechanism that helped you get through a stressful time in the past (read about stress overeating here)? Uncovering the roots of your overeating pattern can help you find freedom and avoid the deleterious effects of recurrent overindulgence.
DIET FOR IMBALANCES RELATED TO 'OVEREAT MORE THAN 2X/WEEK'Augment your diet with these specially chosen ingredients below which may be useful for 'Overeat more than 2x/week'. Individual results vary depending the cause of your imbalance and by constitution. Please research the ingredients below to find which are most helpful for you, and check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
HERBS AND PRODUCTS FOR IMBALANCES RELATED TO 'OVEREAT MORE THAN 2X/WEEK'
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DISCLAIMER: The pathogenesis of each person's condition is unique, and so the diet must be fit to the individual and the unique root causes of the condition in your body. The information on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat a medical condition. It is not a substitute for medical care. Please check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
WHAT IMBALANCES CAN IT CAUSE?
AGGRAVATES THESE DOSHAS & BIOCHARACTERISTICS'Overeat more than 2x/week' is likely to aggravate the following doshas and biocharacteristics. If you have a systemic imbalance of one of these doshas or biocharacteristics, Ayurveda would generally recommend removing, substitute or lessen the frequency of 'Overeat more than 2x/week'.
Imbalance AccumulatesImproper food and lifestyle causes balances to accumulate. Ayurveda shows you exactly which doshas and biocharacteristics are likely to accumulate in your body. Once these doshas and biocharacteristics accumulate too much, they will begin to cause imbalance. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic by removing things that aggravate it from your diet and lifestyle.
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FAVOR DIETS, LIFESTYLES & HERBS WITH THESE MEDICINAL EFFECTSEverything you eat has an effect on your body, which Ayurveda categorizes in a simple and easy way, using biocharacteristics (gunas). Biocharacteristics are qualities (like cold and hot) that describe the effect a food or herb has on your body. Cooling foods like cucumber, decrease metabolism. Heating foods like chili pepper, stimulate your body and increase metabolism. For 'Overeat more than 2x/week', you should select foods with the following biocharacteristics. Individual results will vary, based on your body type and the root cause of your imbalance.
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ADDRESS ISSUES IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0OVEREAT MORE THAN 2X/WEEK IS IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0 - POTENTIAL CAUSE
Potential causes increase and disturb your imbalanced doshas and biocharacteristics, causing them to accumulate and spiral out of control. For example, if you're overheated and eat a chili pepper, heat may become excessive and cause disease. As a dosha or biocharacteristic accumulates in your body according to your dietary and lifestyle habits, it is more and more likely to cause disease. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic in two ways, by removing, or lessening the frequency of aggravating causes from your diet and lifestyle, as well as by favoring balancing diet and lifestyle practices. For example, try eating something as cool as a cucumber when you're overheated, instead of a chili pepper.
REDUCE THESE RELATED SYMPTOMS & HABITSThe following symptoms & habits may be related to 'Overeat more than 2x/week'. See your quiz results for a computerized assessment of your body type. Please click on the symptoms below to learn more about them.
Biocharacteristics of the 8,274 People Reporting Overeat more than 2x/weekOn average the biocharacteristics of people reporting Overeat more than 2x/week were more aggravated than 51% of other symptoms. From the 8,274 people who reported Overeat more than 2x/week in this study, average deviation in biocharacteristic levels were the following:
Risk Factors of Overeat more than 2x/week
People who reported the symptoms below were also more likely to report Overeat more than 2x/week. Overall, 25.60% of 33,917 surveyed reported Overeat more than 2x/week.
Complications of Those Reporting Overeat more than 2x/week
People who report Overeat more than 2x/week are more likely to report the following:
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HOW AYURVEDA WORKSARE YOU WONDERING HOW AYURVEDA CAN HELP YOU?
WHY IS AYURVEDA THE RIGHT SOLUTION?Ayurveda strengthens the body, in addition to addressing the disorder. It take a holistic, systemic approach, instead of focusing only on the disorder in question. Ayurveda shows a person how to interpret signs and symptoms of imbalance, and how to address them using materials from home, so they can optimize their health on a continual basis. You can't take the doctor home with you, but you can take Ayurveda home with you. Ayurveda is the most advanced and easy to use home system for self healing with an exceptional focus on digestion.
HOW DOES AYURVEDA WORK?Ayurveda starts by identifying your body type, which identifies certain tendencies in your body to get sick (as well as identifying your strengths). It uses body type to determine the likely root causes of your disorders. Next, Ayurveda analyzes the nature of your disorder. It fits all your signs and symptoms into a pattern, expressed as a combination of biocharaceristics (gunas). For example, you may have a heat disorder, a cold disorder, or an oily disorder, etc. This simple categorical approach shows you how to correct systemic imbalances and strengthen your body as a whole.
On Joyful Belly, we've created an extensive categorization of food so you can easily match food to your imbalanced biocharacteristics. By eating an optimal diet that balances your biocharacteristics, your whole body is strengthened and the conditions that created the disorder are removed. Once the root causes of the disease are removed, the disease lessens in strength or disappears altogether. Additional remedies - such as herbs and lifestyle practices - focused on the specific disorder, can greatly enhance your healing.
GET STARTEDTo get started on your Ayurvedic journey, we first recommend that your find your body type by taking our free quiz. In Ayurveda, every solution is based on your unique body type, so by taking this quiz, you’ll get the best results.
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