Food safety in Ayurveda: A Short Review
Todkari Dinesh Prakash, Swapna B. Zerikunthe
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Aahar Kalpana (Dietary Guidelines) is a unique concept described in Ayurveda classics. Aahar plays a decisive role in development, sustenance, reproduction and termination of life. In 2015 WHO (World health organisation) highlighted the challenges and opportunities associated with food safety, under the theme “From farm to plate, make food safe”. In this regards there are many guidelines given in Ayurveda texts which has its contemporary relevance. The present paper focuses on the ethics in dietetics (Ayurvedic view), food hygiene, importance of food in life and some concepts in Ayurveda relating to the food which is to be discarded.