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Three Foods Beat Out Calcium Supplements For Osteoporosis Prevention

Ten million Americans have osteoporosis. One in three older women have severe osteoporosis that leads to spontaneous fractures. This is considered to be an epidemic.

The science of Ayurveda has taught for thousands of years that food is the ultimate medicine. Now nutritional research has done double-blind randomized studies that have shown conclusively that three foods increase bone growth far better than calcium supplements.

In the photos below are three studies that you can check out on nutritionfacts.org that explain the studies on osteoporosis. It is shocking to to read that calcium supplements cause more harm than good. Go to the site and listen and find out for yourself.

“The health-related benefits of a high intake of potassium-rich, bicarbonate-rich foods (e.g., fruits and vegetables) on disease prevention (e.g., cancer, heart disease) have been gaining increasing attention in the literature, and there is growing belief, from a variety of observational, experimental, clinical, and intervention studies, that a positive link exists between potassium-rich, bicarbonate-rich foods and indices of bone health.”
Oxford Academic The Journal of Nutrition

What are these three foods? Prunes, yes it’s potent food medicine for the bones. Dried plums which includes many different kinds of plums.

Almonds,a miracle food and mentioned in many health texts for its multi-dimensional nutritional power also has been prescribed in Ayurveda for replenishing raw material for bones and nerves.

Last, but not least sesame seeds have been recommended in the healthy lifestyles practice daily regimen for all three main dosas Vata . Pitta and Kapha for centuries. Bone health depends on Zinc which is a major mineral found in sesame seeds. Ayurveda recommends a teaspoon of sesame seeds as part of your daily morning routine.

In my ten week course you can learn the basic Ayurvedic body type system and find out what body type you are in the system. Have you wondered what foods make you gain weight? Or, what lifestyle practices cause you to feel anxious? Why do you get acid reflux but your friends who eat with you often don’t get heartburn?

Trends in Prescription Drugs For Children and Teen-agers Increase For Two Common Conditions That Can Be Nutritionally Supported With Natural Medicine.

In the May 2018 issue of JAMA, Journal of American Medical Association it is reported that attention-deficit /hyperactivity disorder, asthma for children and teens are on the rise.

Ayurveda recommends giving children and teens (give it to their-self) a body massage with sesame-based oil as the number one lifestyle practice for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Ayurveda recommends every morning before school, ground almonds in warm almond milk along with a whole grain breakfast hot or cold but hot is preferred. Blueberries every morning for healthy brain food.

In this video from nutrition facts.org, Dr. Micheal Greger explains nutritional research that shows that bananas , pineapples, and tomatoes have serotonin in them that feed the brain and nourish it for better performance under stress. Listen to this less than ten minute video for the complete story.human neurotransmitter in plantsAsthma is treated using Ayurveda every day in India in a hundred thousand offices throughout the country. Not only Ayurveda uses fruits and vegetables to treat asthma but modern scientific nutritional research shows fruits and vegetables reduce asthma symptoms significantly.

Just take a few minutes and check this video out. nutrition facts.org This is powerful research that proves eating vegetables and fruits reduce asthma events.treating Ashma with fruits and vegetables

Ayurveda has research that proves eating cloves increase lung health.  Licorice tea is also well research to alleviate breathing problems.

There is so much to learn about how Ayurveda and nutritional science work together to put together a strategy that works for your child. My class is designed for the person that either knows nothing about the subject or even the advanced student. I invite you to my online teaching experience. Just click the link below.

In my ten week course you can learn the basic Ayurvedic body type system and find out what body type you are in the system. Have you wondered what foods make you gain weight? Or, what lifestyle practices cause you to feel anxious? Why do you get acid reflux but your friends who eat with you often don’t get heartburn?

Ayurveda Teaches To Make Your Stand At Pre-Diabetes With Grains and Vegetables.

Diabetes is a disease that can be stopped in it’s tracks if you take a stand. Let’s talk about what is happening in the body.

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Obesity and diabetes infographic detail of health care concept of obesity and diabetes. vector illustration.

Ayurveda describes pre-diabetes as an imbalance in fat tissue.  Fat tissue accumulates in the muscles is the first phase of pre-diabetes. Ayurveda teaches us that fat accumulation in the body causes these early signs: pain in the joints, excessive thirst,  excessive hunger, and weakened sex drive. Pre-diabetes can also cause breathlessness after exercise and strong desire for chilled ice water.

Current nutritional research has shown that fiber and vegetables eaten daily vigilantly, bring down blood sugar levels. Ayurveda has been teaching this for 5000 years.

Current research has also shown that eggs are dangerous for a person in a pre-diabetic state because eggs increase cholesterol as severely as smoking cigarettes. What’s the connection between cholesterol and pre-diabetes? FAT.  There are three kinds of fat. When the body is exposed to too much fat it has to store fat in the muscles and the liver and then when there is so much insulin resistance that fat eventually goes to the pancreas and then the pancreas gives out. bigstock--202670026

Bitter melon is a bitter vegetable which has been has been heavily researched for decades in many countries. Ingestion of bitter melon has been shown to cause an immediate reduction in blood sugar. There are many ways to cook and eat bitter melon. Bitter melon may take some getting used to. There are many ways to cook and eat bitter melon. and learning ways to cook it. Bitter melon has a hard and bitter taste, which is one of the challenges faced by pre-diabetic adults who choose to attack their problem with whole and natural foods.Bittermelon Half

Daikon radish is roughage for the liver. Daikon radish stimulates juices to secrete in the liver to help flush out fatty accumulation.   Fat accumulation in the liver is the second phase of pre-diabetes which slowly happens over many years.  Daikon radish can be diced finely, add to apples and celery also diced finely as a salad eaten two -three times a week.Heap of White Radish or Daikon Radish, with Selective Focus

In my ten week course you can learn the basic Ayurvedic body type system and find out what body type you are in the system. Have you wondered what foods make you gain weight? Or, what lifestyle practices cause you to feel anxious? Why do you get acid reflux but your friends who eat with you often don’t get heartburn?

 

Three Stroke Prevention Practices

Ayurveda teaches that  people with a slow metabolism who are prone to being heavy set can be susceptible to high cholesterol, sluggish digestion, weight gain and obesity. These  are signs which set the stage for strokes.

This does not exempt from the possibility of stroke the individual who suffers from allergies, skin rashes, stomach ulcers and heartburn type symptoms. This personality type is driven to excess and can be described as addicted to intensity. The physiology under constant pressure and urgency overstimulates stomach acid and pours it into the system increasing cholesterol and bile acids.

If you suffer from constipation, heart palpitations, insomnia and are under weight you are not safe from strokes, especially as you age.

For all three of these body types, walking is the most important stroke prevention practice.

However, the body type that is prone to sluggish digestion and high cholesterol must take a vigorous walk daily.

If you are that dedicated manager who thrives off of your high powered position you need a stroll around a cool lake at lunch. A swim at your local YMCA is just as good or better.

For the under weight person who may suffer from constipation, anxiety or insomnia different types of exercise like Tai Chi, dance classes or a gentle walk around the lake.

Here is just a sample of the thousands of research pieces from google scholar that prove undeniably that exercise is a time tested evidence based proof for stroke prevention. exercise cardiac rehabilitation

Beets yes beets are the stroke prevention practice number two. Why Beets? Nutritional research found that beets are the number one vegetable for flushing bile acids out of the body. Beets are good for all body types.

What are bile acids? Bile acids are made from cholesterol and stored in the gall bladder. If you have high cholesterol or even rising cholesterol  then you have bile acids that are clogging up in the tissues of the body. When your bile acid are flowing they are important role players in good health, Anytime bile acid clog up they cause symptoms in all  body types.

Here is the recipe for Beet Stroke Prevention: Cook four beets  to tender. Put cooked beets in the blender.  Hit Puree.  Put in glass jar . Store in refrigerator.

Take two tablespoon in 1 to 2 cups of hot or cold water.  Do twice a day for 21 days three times year.Do not juice. Juicing does not retain fiber. We need the fiber.bigstock--176379871

Half an ounce of nuts unsalted daily has been found to reduce strokes by 50% in a nutritional research study done in Europe. Certainly that is an easy stroke prevention practice.

But even more important is to limit salt use and even better stop using extra salt on your food. Be careful when buying prepared foods, even at the best organic food store. Sodium is high in  so many prepared foods . The formula for sodium is for every sodium mg there should be one calorie so in other words 1mg sodium to 1 calorie. If there is more sodium than that do not buy.

No salt not so easy. I admit. This is a page from nutritionfacts.org you can take a look at the research yourself and learn from this nutritional research to helpmeet the confidence to say no to salt. saltsaltnutritionfacts

In my ten week course you can learn the basic Ayurvedic body type system and find out what body type you are in the system. Have you wondered what foods make you gain weight? Or, what lifestyle practices cause you to feel anxious? Why do you get acid reflux but your friends who eat with you often don’t get heartburn?

 

 

 

 

We Can Chose Whole Plant Foods That Support Our Unique Body Type For Each Season and Our Age.

preventing treating the most dreadeded diseasesWhole plant foods as a movement is making a comeback. Dr. Micheal Greger’s website nutritionfacts.org. is a wealth of nutritional research.  Here Dr. Greger is speaking  at a conference presenting published research  on the following :” Food as Medicine: Preventing & Treating the Most Dreaded Diseases with Diet”.

Ayurveda, India’s science of traditional medicine, not only agrees with Dr. Greger, it  adds the unique perspective of “body type system .” This  gives specificity to each unique body and it’s needs. Unique choices of fruits, vegetables, spices, grains, etc  for  the application of foods to cure all diseases. There are 500,000  licensed Ayurvedic physicians practicing in India today. There is a government branch governing the educational institutes.  Last count there are 282 university hospitals training Ayurvedic physicians.

Ayurveda’s most renown principles is that without proper diet according to body type, season and age, one can not heal properly.  Dr.Greger painstakingly reads every nutritional research magazine and breaks it down to plain english so that the everyday person can understand what was tested that works and what was tested that doesn’t work.

With both scientific nutritional research and ancient time-tested evidenced based  natural science of the ancient world we have  a complete system and confidence to use the natural way to heal. that includes pre and post surgery, chemotherapy, and medications.

We are lucky to be able to employ the ancient science of food as medicine that is being used in exclusive Ayurvedic hospitals in countries throughout the world. Click the link below to learn more.Ashwininayurvedic Hospital

In my ten week course you can learn the basic Ayurvedic body type system and find out what body type you are in the system. Have you wondered what foods make you gain weight? Or, what lifestyle practices cause you to feel anxious? Why do you get acid reflux but your friends who eat with you often don’t get heartburn?