Ayurvedic tips for weight loss

Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine developed in India. The sister science to yoga, it seeks to prevent disease and promote health, balance, and longevity through simple guidelines.

Schedule a meal routine: To stabilize digestion and boost metabolism, Ayurveda emphasizes the importance of eating three seated, relaxed meals per day and avoiding snacking.Enjoy a piece of fruit if you are really craving for a snack.

Biggest breakfast and smallest dinner: Eat a full, satisfying breakfast and a lighter dinner. Also, eat dinner earlier, closer to sunset. Giving yourself at least two hours time between dinner and bedtime allows for a complete digestion. Ayurveda recognizes as a time of detox and cleansing. If you go to bed with a full belly, you won't digest as well, and you'll likely wake up feeling sluggish.

Sleep: A good night's sleep supports a healthy body and a healthy mind. Going to bed by 10 or 11 p.m. and waking up around sunrise allows the natural purifying processes of the body. This will wake you up feeling refreshed and ready for morning exercise or practice. Good sleep also prevents cravings for an extra cup of coffee.

Consume warm water: Start the day with a cup of warm water to rehydrate and help flush out toxins that accumulate in the bowels and bladder during the night. You can add lemon,Carry a thermos of warm water and sip on it throughout the day to continue to flush out toxins. Rehydrating with warm water will help you balance vata dosha and support healthy food choices.

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