Concept of Aahar According to Prakruti
Manisha V. Jaybhaye and Sampada S. Sant
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Ayurveda is a medical system that deals not only with body but with the mind and spirit as well. Ayurveda emphasizes on consuming healthy and nutritious diet. Diet is considered to be a vital for a human body as it provides the basic nutrients. Unfortunately in modern era the concept of Hita ahara which are having a great influence on once health is being ignored. Today fast food chains become a global phenomenon. Eating habits have changed dramatically for example combining food. As a result man has to pay penalty. Doshaj Prakruti is useful to understanding the entire make-up of an individual, what their strength and weakness are, how they respond to different food. Acharya charaka described that every individual must have diet according to Prakruti to remain healthy.