Ayurvedic Nutrition Module 2

Ayurvedic Nutrition Module 2


The training program in applied Ayurvedic practical nutrition is designed to have immediate applicability by targeting personal nutritional parameters and awareness of participants' personal eating habits, with the aim of providing opportunities towards certain lifestyle improvement through applied Ayurvedic nutrition.

From the topics covered in this module:


🍎 The importance of conscious food choice for good health

The main goal in choosing food is to achieve and maintain optimal health. This involves attention not only to quantity but also to quality of food, recognising the direct influence of diet on our health ('we are what we eat'). It is important to make up for nutritional deficiencies arising from lack of quality of basic foods, as well as careful choice of food source (animal or vegetable).

🧬 Comprehensive presentation of the roles of macronutrients and micronutrients in practical applied Ayurvedic nutrition

Macronutrients - proteins, carbohydrates and lipids - are essential for optimal body health, as they are involved in vital processes such as metabolism, growth and tissue repair. Micronutrients - vitamins and minerals - although present in food in much smaller quantities than macronutrients, contribute significantly to maintaining the body's balance and vitality.

⚖️ Nutritional balance and impact on health

Maintaining a balance between energy intake and the body's needs is particularly important, involving actions such as calculating basal metabolic rate and daily energy requirements. One of the effects of maintaining a dynamic balance between energy intake and energy consumption in a human body is to keep body weight within ideal parameters.

🔥 Ayurvedic nutrition always takes into account the dosha-prakriti typology of Ayurveda

From the Ayurvedic perspective, there is a direct causal link between the state of health of a human being and the state of the doshas of that human being. Knowledge of these connections creates a framework for personalised dietary and lifestyle adjustments essential to achieving an overflowing state of health. This personalised approach to applied Ayurvedic nutrition aligns with the unique constitutional specificity of each being