In this podcast episode, JoAnne Pavin discusses Ayurveda with Swati Mhaske, a doctor of Ayurvedic Medicine who specializes in digestive ailments, autoimmune system disorders, and hormonal imbalances in women. Swati explains the importance of addressing the root cause of health issues rather than just treating symptoms through balancing the body with nature and using food, herbs, oils, purification, and meditation for overall health. They also discuss the integration of Ayurveda into modern medicine and functional nutrition.
The conversation covers various aspects of Ayurveda, such as doshas, the five elements, food combinations, and the six tastes, and how they affect digestion and overall health. The episode provides useful tips on following circadian rhythms for eating and sleeping patterns, making mindful food choices, and understanding one's constitution or dominant dosha. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in achieving optimal health and well-being through Ayurveda.
We explore the integration of Ayurveda into modern medicine: The guest, Swati Mhaske, mentions the importance of integrating Ayurveda into modern medicine and highlights the use of food as medicine and functional nutrition.
Understanding Ayurveda and its principles: Swati provides an overview of Ayurveda as the science of life and emphasizes the importance of addressing the root cause of health issues instead of just treating symptoms. This topic can be expanded upon in future episodes to delve deeper into the principles of Ayurveda, its holistic approach to health, and the various modalities within Ayurvedic medicine.
We Explore the three pillars of life in Ayurveda
The discussion highlights the importance of balanced doshas for optimal digestion. Future episodes can explore the attributes of food, the six tastes, and how they impact digestion and overall health.
Practicing mindfulness and gratitude during meals.
Following the circadian rhythm for optimal health.
***JoAnne Pavin and Swati Mhaske are not medical or psychological doctors, and their recommendations are not a substitute for conventional medicine, diagnosis, or treatment. Any food, herbs, or nutritional advice that are recommended are not drugs and may need professional medical or psychological review before the individual may receive treatment.
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