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Types of Food

Jul 10, 2010 at 1:46 PM PST

There are three Types of Food:

Sattvic Food

  • Sattvic foods are those which purify the body and calm the mind
  • Cooked food that is consumed within 3-4 hours can be considered sattvic
  • Examples – Fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, nuts, grains and fresh milk

Rajasic Food

  • They stimulate the body and mind into action. In …

The Yoga of Eating

Jul 18, 2010 at 1:56 PM PST


By Babeeta Chhabra

As I sit down to eat the khichdi I made (a light rice and lentil porridge), filled with delightful veggies, topped with melted ghee and ground pepper, I watch the steam rise from my plate in …

Yoga and Food

Jan 19, 2013 at 2:55 PM PST

When diet is wrong medicine is of no use.
When diet is correct medicine is of no need.
~Ayurvedic Proverb

Yoga and food go together. ‘Isn’t it enough just to practice the Yoga asanas/ poses, do I have to regulate my food?’ wonder many. In itself, practicing Yoga asanas is one of …