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09 Weekend 03 Naturecare

  1. 1. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Nutrition Weekend 03 03
  2. 2. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 03
  3. 3. Vata balancing program 6 Pitta balancing program 8 kapha balancing program 10 Vata diet 13 Pitta diet 15 Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Kapha diet 17 Light diet 19 Dosha gunas 21 Diet for specific condition 24 Salicylates 30 03 Candida 34 Lactose intolerance 41 3 Acid and alkaline foods 42
  4. 4. What is food to one, is to others bitter poison. - Lucretius (96 BC - 55 BC), De Rerum Natura Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 03
  5. 5. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Doshas Diet 03
  6. 6. Vata Elements Air Ether Functions Dynamic balance, awareness, harmony, movement, enthusiasm, creativity Qualities Cold, dry, light, mobile, subtle, fluctuating Causes of imbalance (The following when performed/experienced in excess) Addiction - advanced stages Diet - stringent or irregular Diet - cold, raw, dried Diet - excess bitter, astringent / spicy Exposure - to cold, dry, wind Lifestyle - irregular Unprepared sudden change Natural urges - ignored Physical exhaustion Sleep - erratic patterns Travelling, especially flying Chronic conditions Signs of imbalance Anxiety Fatigue Pain of various kinds Sleep - disturbed Bone - porosity Giddiness Restlessness Thirst Bowels – constipation Joints - cracking Shivering Trembling Dehydration Limbs - achy and tired Skin - rough and dry Twitches Delirium Movement - agitated Speech - weak Warmth - craving for Enthusiasm - low Mouth - astringent taste Spasm Weight loss Excitability - low Numbness Stiffness Balancing Vata Suitable diet ~ Include: Sweet, sour and salty tastes. Warm, moist mild foods. Oil and ghee are generally favourable. Boiled or steamed starchy vegetables with mild spices. Broccoli, cauliflower and zucchini should be taken moderately. Ripe fruits are always beneficial. Soupy grains generally. Rice and wheat are good. Dairy products generally pacify Vata if taken moderately, especially warm milk. Spices like asofoetida, cumin seeds, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, fennel, coriander, ajwan, salt, cloves, mustard black pepper. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Food should be semisolid, cooked and with carbohydrates dominating. Food should always be warm moist. Very small amounts of legumes well cooked in moderation. Minimise: Unsoaked nuts, raw foods, stimulants such as caffeine, sugar and gas producing foods. Raw vegetables and unripe fruits can weaken the system. Leafy vegetables in moderately. Anything that produces gas. Hot spices can be detrimental. Anything cold, dry, rough or difficult to digest should be minimised. Essential Oils ~ Musk, camphor, winter green, lemon or lemon grass. Colours ~ Yellow, orange, white and red in some instances. Any gentle and warm colour. 03 Gems ~ Emerald, jade, peridot, yellow sapphire, topaz, citrine, garnet and ruby. Lifestyle Regime ~ Regulation is the key to pacifying vata. Observe adequate sleep, rest, regulated meals, mild exercise. Practice moderation in talking, working and recreation. Exercise Regime ~ Light exercises that energise rather than exhaust you. Gentle Yoga asana, walks, light bicycling, tennis, golf, water aerobics, low impact dance classes and swimming. Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything. Thich Nhat Hanh
  7. 7. Sample recipes to Balance Vata excess Breakfast: Rice and fig porridge 1 cup cooked basmati rice 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 cup pure milk /soy milk 2 tsps almond meal 2 tsps sunflower seeds 1 Tbs honey/rice malt 1 sliced apple 2 diced figs 1/2 tsp. cardamom 1/2 tsp. nutmeg Mix all ingredients in a saucepan, except the honey / rice malt, and bring to a boil. Then simmer until the apples are nicely stewed. Top with honey/ rice malt at the end. Lunch: Nori rolls 1 avocado 4 sheets of sushi nori 1 Tbs lemon juice 1/2 cucumber diced 2 carrots or 10 slices of pickled ginger, diced 1 celery stick, diced steamed 1/2 tsp umeboshi paste 2 cups of cooked basmati rice, salted Tamari for dipping Toasted sesame seeds to sprinkle Wet your hands and place 1/2 cup of rice on a sushi sheet. Arrange the vegetable fillings in 4 rows on the rice. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and roll up like a sleeping bag. Lightly moisten the last inch of nori and seal it closed. With a sharp knife cut the roll into 4 divisions and dip in tamari for taste. Dinner: Vegetable soup 8-10 cups water 4 bay leaves 3 cups of turnips /taro 2 stalks celery 1 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs mixed herbs 2 diced carrots 1 tsp. salt Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 1/2 cup uncooked barley Black pepper /lemon pepper to taste. 1 small bunch of bok choy / spinach 1 tsp. each of cumin, coriander, ginger and hing powder (pre fried) Boil then bring to a simmer the barley, water and olive oil. Add the carrots, celery, taro and simmer for 40 minutes. Add the spinach and mixed herbs then continue to simmer for another 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste at the end. 03 Beverages Good teas: Camomile, fennel, ginger, liquorice, lemon. Good drinks: Apricot juice, dandelion coffee, almond milk, pineapple juice “Old people shouldn’t eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get.” Robert Orben (1927--) American humorist.
  8. 8. Pitta Elements Fire Water Functions Transformation, digestion, intelligence, heat, effulgence, assertiveness Qualities Moist, intense, hot, light, odorous Causes of imbalance (The following when performed/experienced in excess) Reacting to stress with suppressed anger, Placing excessive demands and not Being exposed to many high-pressure frustration and resentment. tolerating wasted time. situations / to violent stimuli. Eating too much hot, spicy, oily, fried, Being exposed to hot, humid weather, Bad sunburn or heat exhaustion. salty, fermented food or alcohol. impure food and water. Signs of imbalance Bowels - diarrhoea, loose Feels good - morning/evening Secretions - profuse, burning Body - over heated, bleeding Feels bad - midday Skin - oily and reddish Body odour - strong/increased Hates - hot, spicy food Sleep - shallow/sweaty/prolonged Burning sensation Bacterial infection - frequent Stomach - sour, ulcer, burning Desires - cold foods climate Mind - irritated/agitation/anger Sweat - profuse Dreams - colourful, violent Mouth - bitter, pungent taste Urine - yellow, red, burn, smells Digestion - excessive hunger Pulse - jumping, intense Worse at - hot humid climate Balancing Pitta Diet ~ Include: Sweet, bitter astringent tastes. Cool heavy foods. Ghee, butter milk. Boiled, steamed or raw vegetables with mild, cooling spices like, coriander, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, cumin, curry leaves, mint and small quantities of ginger. Vegetables such as cucumbers, melons of various kinds, asparagus, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green leafy vegetables, pumpkins, okra, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, lettuce, green beans and zucchini are good. Legumes well cooked. Sweet fruits are always beneficial. Soupy grains Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 esp. rice, wheat, barley and oats are suitable. Dairy products generally pacify Pitta if taken moderately. Minimise: Food with sour, salty and pungent tastes. Anything too spicy, intense and oily. Stimulants such as alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine and sugar. Tomatoes, chillies, radishes, vinegar and sour fruits. Preservatives, acidic and too much fermented food are also not beneficial. Essential Oils ~ Sandalwood, lavender, jasmine, rose, vetiver, henna, lotus, gardenia, iris, peppermint. Colours ~ Any gentle and cooling colours. Blue, green, white and all pastels. Gems ~ Emerald, amethyst, jade, peridot, blue sapphire, topaz, citrine, garnet, rose quartz set in silver. 03 Lifestyle Regime ~ Soothing music, cool breezes, cool water, moonlight, gardens, flowers and lakes calm Pitta. A job or hobby which gives then a chance to solve plenty of problems keep pitta’s mental fire stimulated. Exercise Regime ~ Non-competitive exercises that give a good stretch. Gentle yoga postures, walks, light bicycling, tennis, golf, water aerobics, low impact dance classes and swimming. Gentle breathing and meditation are good. Minimise saunas and steam baths. Don’t exercise under eh noon sun. You can either hold yourself up to the unrealistic standards of others, or ignore them and concentrate on being happy with yourself as you are. J. Jacques
  9. 9. Sample recipes to Balance Pitta excess Breakfast: Muesli 1 cup quick oats 1/2 cup wheat germ 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 3/4 cup flaked coconut 1/2 cup bran 1/2 cup melted ghee 1 Tbs poppy seeds 2 tsps vanilla extract 1 tsp. cardamom 1 1/2 cups raisins 1/2 cup pine nuts Preheat over to 300 °F. Mix all the ingredients except the raisins and pine nuts. Spread the muesli on a baking tin and place in oven for 30- 35 minutes, turning the mix occasionally to get it evenly toasted. When nicely browned add the pine nuts and raisins for a few seconds. Store in an air tight container and serve with room temperature milk of choice. Lunch: Pitta Broth 4 cups water 1/2 tsp. grated ginger 1 tsp. salt 2 tsps coriander powder 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup split mung dal 1/2 tsp. crushed anise seeds 3 or 4 crushed green cardamom pods 1 cup chopped celery /lovage leaves In a large pot of boiling salted water put the veges, dal, ginger and spices. Bring to boil for 5 minutes then turn to low heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Stir in the ghee if you are making an oily broth. Then turn off the heat and let the mix sit undisturbed for 5 minutes. Mix well, eat as it is with fresh coriander leaves on the top or use a colander to strain out the vegetables and drink the broth. The vegetables can be pureed and used in a creamy soup or they can be eaten with a little butter. Dinner: South Indian Coconut and Butter Curry 1 tsp. ghee 2 tsps anise seeds 1 tsp. cumin seeds 1 tsp. ground coriander 1/2 tsp. hing 4 curry leaves 2 sliced zucchinis 2 sliced squash 1/4 cup diced green beans 1 diced sweet potato 2 tsps finely sliced ginger 1 1/2 cups of water 2 tsps dessicated coconut 1 Tbs fresh coriander 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup buttermilk Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Heat the ghee and pop the anise seeds (careful to cover the gunfire !). Lightly fry the other dry spices, ginger and the curry leaves. Add the veges and water. Cover and simmer until well cooked. Add salt, butter milk and coconut. Stir well and sprinkle coconut and fresh coriander on top. Beverages 03 Good teas: Fennel, camomile, peppermint, spearmint, licorice red clover. Good juices: Water melon, apple, pineapple, coconut which can all be mixed with ginger, lemon, rose water and mint. Beauty isn’t something on the outside. It’s your insides that count! You gotta eat green stuff to make sure you’re pretty on the inside. Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata, Animal Crossing: Wild World, 2005
  10. 10. Kapha Elements Water Earth Functions Lubrication, integrity, flexibility, endurance, grounding, love, attachment Qualities Cold, heavy, slow, fluid, oily, fixed Causes of imbalance (The following when performed/experienced in excess) Exposure - to cold, moist Eating - too many snacks Overindulgence - in a rich diet Feeling too contented Eating - before the previous meal is digested Reluctant to change Eating - frequently Lacking impetus for growth Sleep - excessive Eating - excessive amount Lifestyle - sedentary Signs of imbalance Allergic reactions Giddiness Mouth - sweet taste Desires - warmth, spicy foods Hates - cold Over - contentment Bone - over-growth Heaviness Skin - oily and water retention Enthusiasm - low Joints - swelling Sleep - excessive Bowels - sluggish Limbs - heavy and tired Speech - slow Excitability - low Mind - slow/procrastinates Water retention Eyes - yellowish Movement - slow Weight gain Balancing Kapha Diet ~ Include: Light, warm, low fat foods. Pungent, astringent and bitter tastes. Low calorie diet. Raw, boiled or steamed vegetables with spices. Broccoli, cauliflower, bitter melon, leafy greens, green beans, celery, garlic, radish, spinach, lettuce, leeks, corn, beet greens. Legumes well cooked. Ripe fruits except banana are always beneficial. Grains like corn, millet, rye, oats, barley, seitan and wheatbran. Rice and wheat should be taken in moderation. Dairy should be reduced except fat-free buttermilk. Strong spices like pepper, asofoetida, Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 paprika, salt, garlic, basil, asafoetida, cloves, allspice, fennel, mustard seeds, turmeric, cumin seeds, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, fennel, coriander, ajwan, mustard, black pepper. Honey rather than sugar. Minimise: Nuts, oily foods, caffeine and sugar. Dairy products except buttermilk. Frequent eating or over eating, eating while not hungry. Anything cold, oily or heavy. Essential Oils ~ Musk, camphor, cinnamon, clove, cedar, francincence, myrrh, lemon grass, juniper berry, spearmint, basil, cardamom, eucalyptus, ginger. Colours ~ Red, orange, gold and yellow. Generally rich and warming colours are beneficial. 03 Gems ~ Ruby, gold, yellow sapphire, blue sapphire, cat’s eye and garnet. 0 Lifestyle Regime ~ Full-time engagement in some kind of physical work. Avoid sedentary living. Exercise Regime ~ Rigorous exercises. Stretching, yoga, jogging, power walks, bicycling, climbing, aerobics, low impact dance classes. Selected breathing exercises. Fasting under medical supervision. Skip one meal a day if possible. Reduce fluid intake. Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are. A n t h e l m e B r i l l a t - S a v a r i n ( 1 7 5 5 - 1 8 2 6 ) , T h e P h y s i o l o g y o f Ta s t e , 1 8 2 5 Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast. Epictetus (55 AD - 135 AD)
  11. 11. Sample recipes to Balance Kapha excess Breakfast: Fruit Salad Mix a combination of sliced apples, strawberries, pears and sunflower seeds. Lightly coat in a dressing of honey and passion fruit. Lunch: Khichri 1/3 cup split mung dal 2 tsps grated ginger 1 cup basmati rice 1 tsps ground cumin 2 diced carrots 1/2 tsp. hing 1 cup diced broccoli 1 tsp. salt 1/2 capsicum 2 tsps turmeric 1/2 cup green beans 2 tsps olive oil / ghee 1 fresh green minced chilli 7 cups of water 1 tsp. cumin seeds 1 tsp. ground pepper Wash and clean the dal. Dice the vegetables. Heat the ghee /olive oil in a big saucepan and fry the cumin seeds, chilli and ginger. Add the ground cumin and hing and lightly roast. Next add the vegetables, dal and rice. Pour in the water and the salt, turmeric and bring to a boil. Reduce to low heat and cook with pot partially covered for 30-40 minutes. Stir well before serving out then add a squeeze of lemon juice, fresh coriander leaves and pepper (optional). Dinner: Soba noodles and stir fry veges in black bean sauce 200 gms soba noodles A pinch of hing 3 tsps Chinese five spice 2 tsps olive oil 1/2 cup broccoli 1/2 cup beans 2 tsps fresh grated ginger 1 carrot 1 tsp. salt 1 Tbs fresh coriander leaves 5 water chestnuts 1/2 cob of corn Black bean sauce in water to taste Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Heat the olive oil in a wok and lightly fry the grated ginger, Chinese five spice and hing. Add the lightly steamed carrots, capsicum, celery, broccoli and beans and fry for a moment. Add enough water to let the vegetables simmer and cover for 5-10 minutes. In the meantime cook the noodles separately and add to wok. Stir in the water chestnuts, salt and black bean sauce. Allow to simmer for a few seconds longer then serve garnished with fresh coriander finely chopped. Beverages 03 Good teas: Cinnamon, fenugreek, peppermint, raspberry. Good juices: Apple cider, carrot juice, papaya smoothie “Eat breakfast like a king, - Adelle Davis lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”
  12. 12. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Diet for Balancing Doshas and Boosting Agni 03
  13. 13. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 RULES INCLUDE Grapes Cheese Cinnamon SWEETENERS Grain coffee Broccoli Cereals (dried/ Rosemary Cold drinks Drink your solids Grapefruit Cream Cloves Barley malt Grapefruit juice Brussel sprouts puffed) Raw garlic Cranberry juice Eat your liquids VEGETABLES Kiwi fruit Ghee Coriander Fructose Lemon Cabbage Corn Sage Coffee -decaffeinated Asparagus Lemon Milk Cumin Fruit juice concen- Lime Cauliflower Millet Thyme Mixed vegetable FAVOUR Avocado Lime Skim milk Dill trate Mango juice Celery, raw Oatbran Turmeric juice Light, warm, Fresh, Beets Mango Sour cream Fennel Jaggery Miso broth Eggplant Oats (dry) Pear juice gentle, moist, soft. Carrots Melons Yoghurt Fenugreek Maple Syrup Orange juice Endive Rye OILS Soy milk Celery, cooked Oranges Garlic, cooked Rice syrup Papaya juice Leafy greens Triticale Canola REDUCE Daikon Papaya NUTS-SEEDS Ginger Turbinado Pineapple juice Lettuce Mixed vege oil ……………… Too cold / hot. Garlic Peaches In moderation Liquorice root Pomegranate juice Mushrooms BEANS Peanut oil Oils fats. Green beans Pears, ripe Almonds Mint TEAS Prune juice Olives Adzuki beans Soy bean oil ……………… Fried, dried foods. Green chillies Plums Brazil nuts Mustard seeds Ajwan Rice milk (boiled) Parsnip Black beans Sweeteners Too many proteins Leeks Pineapple Cashews Parsley Bancha Tomato juice Peas Black eyed beans Honey ……………… together. Okra Raspberries Coconuts Pepper Chamomile Popcorn Broad beans Sugar substitute Anything directly Onions, cooked Rhubarb Hazelnuts Peppermint Cinnamon CONDIMENTS Potato Chick peas White sugar ……………… from the fridge. Pumpkin Strawberries Macadamia nuts Poppy seeds Clove Black olives Radish Kidney beans Late / heavy dinner. Squash Tamarind Pecans Saffron Comfrey Carob Seaweed Lentils TEAS ……………… Colouring, additives, Sweet potato Peanuts Salt Elder flower Chutney Spinach Lima beans Alfalfa flavourings. Taro root GRAINS Pine nuts Sesame seeds Fennel Gomasio Swiss chard Navy beans Barley ……………… Concentrated food Tomatoes Well cooked Pistachio Star anise Fenugreek Mayonnaise Tomatoes Peas Blackberries (eg.. pizza, pasta) Turnip Oats, cooked Pumpkin seeds Tarragon Ginger Mustard Zucchini Pinto beans Borage ……………… Overeating. Water chestnuts Quinoa Sesame seeds Juniper berry Pickles Soy beans Burdock Yeast, meat, eggs, Watercress Rice Sunflower seeds OILS Lemon grass Tamari FRUITS Split peas Corn silk ……………… coffee, tea, alcohol. Seitan Walnuts Almond Liquorice Vanilla Generally dried fruits Tempeh Dandelion Sugars, white flour, FRUITS Wheat Avocado Lemon Vinegar Apples, red Tofu Hibiscus ……………… carbonated drinks, Apricots HERBS -SPICES Castor Lime Chilli Cranberry Orange pekoe dairy products. Avocado BEANS Ajwan Coconut Marshmellow Pears (unripe) HERBS -SPICES Yarrow ……………… Banana Well cooked Anise Corn Persimmon Allspice Key Mung beans/ dal Asefoetida Ghee DRINKS MINIMISE Raisins (dry) Celery seeds DRINKS ……………… Berries (sweet) ✓ Favourable Cherries (sweet) Toor dal Basil Linseed Almond drink VEGETABLES Watermelon Horseradish Alcohol Use regularly Coconut Urad dal Bay leaf Margarine Aloe vera juice Artichoke Mace Apple juice ……………… : Moderately Currants Black pepper Mustard Apricot juice Beet greens GRAINS Marjoram Berry juice (sour) twice a week Dates, fresh / DAIRY Cardamom Olive Berry juice, sweet Bean sprouts Amaranth Nutmeg Caffeinated ……………… ✖ Avoid/stop soaked Butter Caraway Sesame Carrot juice Bell peppers Barley (yeasted) Oregano Carbonated Figs, fresh/soaked Buttermilk Cayenne Sunflower Cherry juice Bitter melon Buckwheat Paprika Chocolate ……………… Use it if any of the r Mind - anxious Name ……………………………… Duration ……… Date ……………… Other suggestions ……………………… Vata reducing diet following present r Nails - ridged …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Bowel - dry r Skin - dry r Dream - anxious r Sleep - shallow …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Energy - shifty r Stress - easily …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 03
  14. 14. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Important salt, sour, bitter, pungent and emergency evenng meals. Name Date astringent in a meal. A healthy • Fortnightly check the food and ……………………………………………………………… ginger-lemon pickle has five. throw away all the items past 1. This is not a balanced diet. You expiry date. Other suggestions are not absorbing a balanced diet right now. This is a light diet that How to get sick ……………………………………………………………… is designed to rest your digestive Cooking system and optimise / stabilise 1. Too much acidic food: Tomatoes, ……………………………………………………………… your absorption. vinegar, yeast etc. • Breakfast: Get a good quality 2. Once you achieve better digestion, 2. Acidic eating: Not chewing juicer. Fresh vegetable juice is ……………………………………………………………… you need to have a new normal enough forces our stomach secrete the best for breakfast. This will diet. more acid. slow down aging, remove those ……………………………………………………………… 4. You need to be under supervision 3. Acidic lifestyle: Rushing, wrinkles and optimise your energy when you follow this diet. unplanned life etc. levels. ……………………………………………………………… 5. To obtain maximum results, you 4. Acidic mindset: Unresolved issues • Lunch should have 60% coloured need to follow it strictly. and negative thoughts. vegetables, 20% carbohydrates ……………………………………………………………… and 20% from your favorite 100% Nutrition Shopping healthy choice. ……………………………………………………………… • Soups and light salads are the 1. Reason: Eat when you are hungry. best as dinner especially if it is ……………………………………………………………… • Find out all the organic shops (If you don’t get / if you are always late. Light dinner includes easily and markets near your office and hungry - improve your digestion). digestible vegetables and soft ……………………………………………………………… home. 2. Eater and the food: Food is carbs (eg: cous cous). • Have a weekly shopping day. Shop appropriate for the eater. ……………………………………………………………… for grocery items for the whole 3. Food, chef and the eater: • Do not owen roast / panfry week and perishables for 3-4 days. Wholesome food, happy chef and the same meal twice as it is ……………………………………………………………… • Have a mid-week shopping day for mindful eating. carcinogenic. perishables for 3-4 days. 4. Four textures: Have at least 4 • Steaming is the best, boiling is ……………………………………………………………… • Always buy healthy snacks for the textures at least in 1 meal daily. the second best for a healthy life. car, kitchen and office, especially if 5. Five senses: Engage all senses. Get a quality steamer. ……………………………………………………………… you are snacker. We get 20% of pleasure through • Always buy healthy foods such each sense. ……………………………………………………………… as organic soups and salads for 6. Six flavors: Include sweet, 03
  15. 15. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 RULES INCLUDE Water chestnuts Couscous Yoghurt Sugar Yarrow Leeks, raw Yoghurt Paprika Pennyroyal Drink your solids Watercress Oatbran NUTS SEEDS Turbinado DRINKS Mustard greens Poppy seeds Red zinger Eat your liquids VEGETABLES Zucchini Oats, cooked Almonds, blanched Apple Olives NUTS SEEDS Rosemary Rosehip Artichoke Pasta Cashews TEAS Almond drink Onions Almonds, Sage Sage FAVOUR Asparagus FRUITS Rice Coconuts Alfalfa Aloe vera juice Peppers unblanched Salt Sassafras Light, warm, Fresh, Beans Apple Sago Lotus seeds Bancha Apricot juice Popcorn Brazil nuts Sesame seeds Yerbamate gentle, moist, soft. Bean sprouts Apricots (sweet) Seitan Pumpkin seeds Barley Berry juice, sweet Radish -uncooked Hazelnuts Thyme Broccoli Banana Tapioca Sunflower seeds Blackberry Caro Swiss chard Macadamias DRINKS REDUCE Brussel sprouts Berries (sweet) Wheat Borage Cherry juice Tomatoes Peanuts OILS Alcohol Too cold / hot. Cabbage Cherries (sweet) HERBS -SPICES Burdock Grain coffee Pecans Almond Apple cider Oils fats. Capsicum Coconut BEANS Anise Catnip Grapefruit juice FRUITS Pine nuts Avocado Banana shake Fried, dried foods. Cauliflower Cranberries Well cooked Cardamom Chamomile Mango juice All sour fruits Pistachios Animal fats Berry juice (sour) Too many proteins Celery Currants (sweet) Adzuki beans Cinnamon Chicory Mixed vege juice Grapefruit Sesame seeds Apricot Caffeinated drinks together. Cilantro Cranberry Black beans Cloves Chrysanthemum Pineapple juice Lemon Walnuts Castor Carbonated drinks Anything directly Cucumber Dates, fresh/ Black eyed beans Coriander Cinnamon Pomegranate juice Papaya Corn Carrot juice from the fridge. Dandelion greens soaked Chick peas Dill Clove Prune juice Rhubarb HERBS SPICES Linseed Chocolate drinks Late / heavy dinner. Eggplant Figs, fresh / soaked Kidney beans Liquorice root Comfrey Rice milk (boiled) Strawberries Ajwan Margarine Coffee -decaffeinated Colouring, additives, Fennel Grapes (sweet) Lima beans Mint Cornsilk Soursop Allspice Mustard Grape fruit juice flavourings. Green beans Kiwi Mung beans/ dal Nutmeg Dandelion CONDIMENTS Tamarind Asafoetida Safflower Lemonade Concentrated food Kelp Lime Peas Turmeric Decaf coffee Chocolate Basil Sesame Miso broth (eg.. pizza, pasta) Leafy greens Mango Pinto beans Vanilla Elder flower Chutney (sweet) GRAINS Bay leaf Vegetable oil Papaya juice Overeating. Leeks (cooked) Melons Soy beans OILS Fennel Coriander leaves Bread (yeasted) Caraway Pineapple juice Yeast, meat, eggs, Lettuce Oranges (sweet) Split peas Canola Hibiscus Vanilla Buckwheat Cayenne SWEETENERS -sour coffee, tea, alcohol. Okra Peaches Tofu Coconut Hops Sprouts Corn Chilli powder Honey Salted drinks Sugars, white flour, Parsley Pears, ripe Ghee Jasmine Millet Cloves Molasses Tomato juice carbonated drinks, Parsnips Persimon DAIRY Olive Liquorice Oats Fenugreek Sucanat dairy products. Peas Pineapple (sweet) Butter Primrose Marshmellow MINIMISE Polenta Garlic CONDIMENTS Potatoes Plums (sweet) Buttermilk -sweet Soy Nettle VEGETABLES Quinoa Ginger TEAS Black olives Key Pumpkin Pomegranate Cheese -unsalted Sunflower Passion flower Beet greens Rye Horseradish Basil Carob ✓ Favourable Radishes (cooked) Prunes Cream Peppermint Carrots Triticale Lemon thyme Cinnamon Chocolate Use regularly Seaweed Raisins Ghee SWEETENERS Raspberry Celery leaves Mace Fenugreek Chutney (spicy) : Moderately Spinach Watermelon Ice cream Barley malt Red clover Chillies DAIRY Mango powder Ginger Chilli peppers twice a week Squash Milk Fructose Saffron Corn Cheese -hard Marjoram Ginseng Garlic ✖ Avoid/stop Sweet potatoes GRAINS Skim milk Fruit juice conc. Sarasparilla Daikon Butter -salted Mustard seeds Hawthorn Gherkin Taro root Well cooked Soft cheese Maple syrup Spearmint Horseradish Buttermilk -sour Onions Hyssop Gomasio Turnips Barley Sour cream Rice syrup Strawberry Hot chilli pepper Sour cream Oregano Juniper Horseradish Use it if any of the r Irritable Name ……………………………… Duration ……… Date ……………… Other suggestions ……………………… Pitta reducing diet following present r Over heated …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Acidity (reflex etc) r Psoriasis r Diarrhoea r Skin - rashes …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Frustrated - easily r Sweating - excess …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 03
  16. 16. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Important salt, sour, bitter, pungent and emergency evenng meals. Name Date astringent in a meal. A healthy • Fortnightly check the food and ……………………………………………………………… ginger-lemon pickle has five. throw away all the items past 1. This is not a balanced diet. You expiry date. Other suggestions are not absorbing a balanced diet right now. This is a light diet that How to get sick ……………………………………………………………… is designed to rest your digestive Cooking system and optimise / stabilise 1. Too much acidic food: Tomatoes, ……………………………………………………………… your absorption. vinegar, yeast etc. • Breakfast: Get a good quality 2. Once you achieve better digestion, 2. Acidic eating: Not chewing juicer. Fresh vegetable juice is ……………………………………………………………… you need to have a new normal enough forces our stomach secrete the best for breakfast. This will diet. more acid. slow down aging, remove those ……………………………………………………………… 4. You need to be under supervision 3. Acidic lifestyle: Rushing, wrinkles and optimise your energy when you follow this diet. unplanned life etc. levels. ……………………………………………………………… 5. To obtain maximum results, you 4. Acidic mindset: Unresolved issues • Lunch should have 60% coloured need to follow it strictly. and negative thoughts. vegetables, 20% carbohydrates ……………………………………………………………… and 20% from your favorite 100% Nutrition Shopping healthy choice. ……………………………………………………………… • Soups and light salads are the 1. Reason: Eat when you are hungry. best as dinner especially if it is ……………………………………………………………… • Find out all the organic shops (If you don’t get / if you are always late. Light dinner includes easily and markets near your office and hungry - improve your digestion). digestible vegetables and soft ……………………………………………………………… home. 2. Eater and the food: Food is carbs (eg: cous cous). • Have a weekly shopping day. Shop appropriate for the eater. ……………………………………………………………… for grocery items for the whole 3. Food, chef and the eater: • Do not owen roast / panfry week and perishables for 3-4 days. Wholesome food, happy chef and the same meal twice as it is ……………………………………………………………… • Have a mid-week shopping day for mindful eating. carcinogenic. perishables for 3-4 days. 4. Four textures: Have at least 4 • Steaming is the best, boiling is ……………………………………………………………… • Always buy healthy snacks for the textures at least in 1 meal daily. the second best for a healthy life. car, kitchen and office, especially if 5. Five senses: Engage all senses. Get a quality steamer. ……………………………………………………………… you are snacker. We get 20% of pleasure through • Always buy healthy foods such each sense. ……………………………………………………………… as organic soups and salads for 6. Six flavors: Include sweet, 03
  17. 17. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 RULES INCLUDE Squash Barley HERBS-SPICES OILS Hyssop CONDIMENTS GRAINS Chilli Miso broth Drink your solids Sweet potatoes Basmati Allspice Canola Jasmine Carob Bread, yeasted Garlic Milk Eat your liquids VEGETABLES Watercress Buckwheat Ajwan Sesame Juniper berry Chilli Oats  Mango powder Tomato juice Artichoke Wheat grass Cereal, puffed Anise Sunflower Lemon grass Chocolate (bitter) Pancakes Poppy seeds Salted drinks FAVOUR Asparagus Zucchini Corn Asafoetida Nettle Chutney (spicy) Pasta, white Salt Sour drinks Light, warm, Fresh, Avocado Cous cous Basil SWEETENERS Oat straw Coriander leaves Wheat Sesame seeds Soy milk, cold gentle, moist, soft. Beet greens FRUITS Millet Bay leaf Honey (raw) Orange peel Horseradish Bitter melon Apples, green Oat bran Black pepper Maple syrup Passion flower Mustard BEANS OILS CONDIMENTS REDUCE Broccoli Apricot Oats, dry Cardamom Molasses Penny royal Peppers Chick peas Most vege oils Almond extract Too cold / hot. Brussel sprouts Banana Polenta Cayenne Rice syrup Peppermint Pickles Kidney beans Butter Chocolate (sweet) Oils fats. Cabbage Berries Quinoa Cinnamon Raspberry Gherkins Soy beans Coconut Chutney (sweet) Fried, dried foods. Carrot Cherries Rice Cloves TEAS Red clover Vanilla Split peas Ghee Coconut milk Too many proteins Cauliflower Coconut Rye Coriander Ajwan Saffron Tempeh Olive Cow’s milk together. Celery, raw Cranberries Sago Cumin Alfalfa Sage Tofu Primrose Gomasio Anything directly Celery leaves Figs, fresh Fennel Bancha Sassafras MINIMISE Toor dal Safflower Miso from the fridge. Corn Grapefruit BEANS Fenugreek Barley Spearmint VEGETABLES Split peas Olives Late / heavy dinner. Cucumber Grapes Adzuki beans Garlic, cooked Basil Strawberry Beets Urad dal SWEETENERS Salt Colouring, additives, Daikon Kiwi fruit Black beans Ginger Blackberry Yarrow Capsicum Barley malt Tamari flavourings. Garlic Lemon Black eyed beans Horseradish Borage Yerbamate Eggplant DAIRY Bown sugar Vinegar Concentrated food Green beans Lime Broad beans Lemon thyme Burdock Mushrooms Butter Honey, cooked Yoghurt (eg.. pizza, pasta) Green chillies Licorice Lentils Liqcuorice root Catnip DRINKS Parsnips Cheese Turbinado ……………… Overeating. Horseradish Mango Lima beans Mace Chamomile Aloe vera juice Potatoes Cream Sugar substitute Yeast, meat, eggs, Leafy greens Papaya Miso Marjoram Chicory Apple cider Rutabaga Cow’s milk White sugar ……………… coffee, tea, alcohol. Leeks Pears, unripe Mung dal Mustard seeds Chrysanthemum Berry juice Taro root Dairy products Sugars, white flour, Lettuce Persimons Navy beans Nutmeg Cinnamon Carob Tomatoes Ice cream DRINKS ……………… carbonated drinks, Okra Plums Peas -green Paprika Clove Carrot juice Turnips Sour cream Alcohol dairy products. Olives Pomegranate Pinto beans Parsley Corn silk Cherry juice Water chestnuts Yoghurt Almond milk ……………… Onions Prunes Pepper Dandelion Lemon juice Banana shake Key Parsley Raisins DAIRY Rosemary Decaf coffee Grain coffee FRUITS NUTS SEEDS Carbonated ……………… ✓ Favourable Peas Raspberries Buttermilk Sage Elder flower Mixed veg juices Oranges All other nuts Caffeinated Use regularly Popcorn Rhubarb Tarragon Fennel Pomegranate juice Peaches Peanuts Chocolate drinks ……………… : Moderately Pumpkin Strawberries NUTS SEEDS Thyme Fenugreek Papaya Pears (ripe) Coconut milk twice a week Radish Watermelon In moderation Turmeric Ginger Prune juice Soursop Cold drinks ……………… ✖ Avoid/stop Seaweed GRAINS Pumpkin seeds Hibiscus Rice milk Tamarind HERBS -SPICES Grape juice Spinach Amaranth Sunflower seeds Hops Soya milk Pineapple Caraway Lemonade ……………… Use it if any of the r Fluid retention Name ……………………………… Duration ……… Date ……………… Other suggestions ……………………… Kapha reducing diet following present r Over sleepy …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Blood sugar -high r Sluggish r Clogged r Tired …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Cholesterol -high r Weight gain …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 03
  18. 18. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Important salt, sour, bitter, pungent and emergency evenng meals. Name Date astringent in a meal. A healthy • Fortnightly check the food and ……………………………………………………………… ginger-lemon pickle has five. throw away all the items past 1. This is not a balanced diet. You expiry date. Other suggestions are not absorbing a balanced diet right now. This is a light diet that How to get sick ……………………………………………………………… is designed to rest your digestive Cooking system and optimise / stabilise 1. Too much acidic food: Tomatoes, ……………………………………………………………… your absorption. vinegar, yeast etc. • Breakfast: Get a good quality 2. Once you achieve better digestion, 2. Acidic eating: Not chewing juicer. Fresh vegetable juice is ……………………………………………………………… you need to have a new normal enough forces our stomach secrete the best for breakfast. This will diet. more acid. slow down aging, remove those ……………………………………………………………… 4. You need to be under supervision 3. Acidic lifestyle: Rushing, wrinkles and optimise your energy when you follow this diet. unplanned life etc. levels. ……………………………………………………………… 5. To obtain maximum results, you 4. Acidic mindset: Unresolved issues • Lunch should have 60% coloured need to follow it strictly. and negative thoughts. vegetables, 20% carbohydrates ……………………………………………………………… and 20% from your favorite 100% Nutrition Shopping healthy choice. ……………………………………………………………… • Soups and light salads are the 1. Reason: Eat when you are hungry. best as dinner especially if it is ……………………………………………………………… • Find out all the organic shops (If you don’t get / if you are always late. Light dinner includes easily and markets near your office and hungry - improve your digestion). digestible vegetables and soft ……………………………………………………………… home. 2. Eater and the food: Food is carbs (eg: cous cous). • Have a weekly shopping day. Shop appropriate for the eater. ……………………………………………………………… for grocery items for the whole 3. Food, chef and the eater: • Do not owen roast / panfry week and perishables for 3-4 days. Wholesome food, happy chef and the same meal twice as it is ……………………………………………………………… • Have a mid-week shopping day for mindful eating. carcinogenic. perishables for 3-4 days. 4. Four textures: Have at least 4 • Steaming is the best, boiling is ……………………………………………………………… • Always buy healthy snacks for the textures at least in 1 meal daily. the second best for a healthy life. car, kitchen and office, especially if 5. Five senses: Engage all senses. Get a quality steamer. ……………………………………………………………… you are snacker. We get 20% of pleasure through • Always buy healthy foods such each sense. ……………………………………………………………… as organic soups and salads for 6. Six flavors: Include sweet, 03
  19. 19. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 RULES INCLUDE FRUITS beans Fennel Elder flower Olive Soy beans Lemonade Drink your solids Apples Kidney beans Fenugreek Fenugreek Miso broth Toor dal Orange juice ……………………………… Eat your liquids VEGETABLES Berries Lentils Ginger Fennel Parsley Orange peel ……………………………… Artichoke Cherries Lima beans Herbs-fresh Ginger Tamari DAIRY Shakes FAVOUR Asparagus Coconut Mung bean Lemon thyme Green tea Cheese ……………………………… Light, warm, Fresh, Avocado Cranberries Navy beans Licorice Jasmine Cream CONDIMENTS Gentle, moist, soft. Beans Kiwi fruit Peas Nutmeg Lemon/ Lime MINIMISE Ice cream Chocolate ……………………………… Beet greens Lemon / Lime Pinto beans Parsley Lemon grass VEGETABLES Sour cream Chutney, hot REDUCE Melons Tofu Pepper Licorice Beetroot Yoghurt low fat Gherkins ……………………………… Been sprouts Too cold / hot. Bitter melon Papaya Rosemary Nettle Eggplant Butter Gomasio ……………………………… Oils fats. Broccoli Pears DAIRY Sage Peppermint Green chillies Milk light Pickles Fried, dried foods. Carrot Peaches Butter milk Tarragon Sage Horse radish Vinegar ……………………………… Too many proteins Cabbage Persimmon Goats milk Thyme Spearmint Mushrooms NON VEG together. Cauliflower Pomegranate Milk light Turmeric Yerba mate Peppers (Hot) Eggs ……………………………… Anything directly Celery Strawberries Ghee Salt Popcorn Ham from the fridge. DRINKS Potatoes Red meat ……………………………… Celery leaves Late / heavy dinner. Cucumber GRAINS NUTS SEEDS OILS Apricot juice Tomato ……………………………… Colouring, additives, Daikon Barley Coconut granules Olive oil Cherry juice NUTS SEEDS flavourings. Green beans Buckwheat Pumpkin Coconut milk FRUITS Almonds –soaked ……………………………… Concentrated food Leafy greens Bread -yeast free Sunflower seeds SWEETENERS Cranberry juice Banana Brazil nuts (eg.. pizza, pasta) Leeks Corn Sesame seeds Honey Lemon juice Dates Cashews ……………………………… Overeating. Lettuce Couscous Walnuts Palm sugar Pineapple juice Figs Hazelnuts Yeast, meat, eggs, Millet Molasses Peach juice Fruits –soaked Macadamia ……………………………… Okra coffee, tea, alcohol. Parsley Oat bran HERBS SPICES Pear juice Grapes Pine nuts ……………………………… Sugars, white flour, Pumpkin Pasta (rice/corn) Allspice TEAS Prune juice Grapefruits carbonated drinks, Parsnips Polenta Anise Alfalfa Rice milk Mango SWEETENERS ……………………………… dairy products. Radish Rice-pasta/noodle Asafoetida Basil Soy milk (light) Orange Sugar Spinach Rye Basil Blackberry Sugar substitutes ……………………………… Key Sprouts Sago Bay leaves Burdock CONDIMENTS GRAINS ✓ Favourable Seitan Cardamom Chamomile Apple cider Oats DRINKS ……………………………… Squash Use regularly Sweet potatoes Celery seeds Chrysanthemum vinegar Refined items Alcohol ……………………………… : Moderately Taro root BEANS Cinnamon Cinnamon Chocolate, bitter Almond milk twice a week Turnips Adzuki beans Cloves Clove Chutney, sweet BEANS Carbonated ……………………………… ✖ Avoid/stop Zuchini Black beans Coriander Comfrey Coriander leaves Chick peas Chocolate Black eyed Cumin Dandelion Curry leaves Split peas Grape juice ……………………………… Use it if any of the r Bowel - irregular Name ……………………………… Duration ……… Date ……………… Other suggestions ……………………… Light diet following present r Energy - low …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Allergy r Gas, bloating r Aches/pains r Sleep-unrefreshed …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… r Anxious/irritable r Weight fluctuation …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 03
  20. 20. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Important salt, sour, bitter, pungent and emergency evenng meals. Name Date astringent in a meal. A healthy • Fortnightly check the food and ……………………………………………………………… ginger-lemon pickle has five. throw away all the items past 1. This is not a balanced diet. You expiry date. Other suggestions are not absorbing a balanced diet right now. This is a light diet that How to get sick ……………………………………………………………… is designed to rest your digestive Cooking system and optimise / stabilise 1. Too much acidic food: Tomatoes, ……………………………………………………………… your absorption. vinegar, yeast etc. • Breakfast: Get a good quality 2. Once you achieve better digestion, 2. Acidic eating: Not chewing juicer. Fresh vegetable juice is ……………………………………………………………… you need to have a new normal enough forces our stomach secrete the best for breakfast. This will diet. more acid. slow down aging, remove those ……………………………………………………………… 4. You need to be under supervision 3. Acidic lifestyle: Rushing, wrinkles and optimise your energy when you follow this diet. unplanned life etc. levels. ……………………………………………………………… 5. To obtain maximum results, you 4. Acidic mindset: Unresolved issues • Lunch should have 60% coloured need to follow it strictly. and negative thoughts. vegetables, 20% carbohydrates ……………………………………………………………… and 20% from your favorite 100% Nutrition Shopping healthy choice. ……………………………………………………………… • Soups and light salads are the 1. Reason: Eat when you are hungry. best as dinner especially if it is ……………………………………………………………… • Find out all the organic shops (If you don’t get / if you are always late. Light dinner includes easily and markets near your office and hungry - improve your digestion). digestible vegetables and soft ……………………………………………………………… home. 2. Eater and the food: Food is carbs (eg: cous cous). • Have a weekly shopping day. Shop appropriate for the eater. ……………………………………………………………… for grocery items for the whole 3. Food, chef and the eater: • Do not owen roast / panfry week and perishables for 3-4 days. Wholesome food, happy chef and the same meal twice as it is ……………………………………………………………… • Have a mid-week shopping day for mindful eating. carcinogenic. perishables for 3-4 days. 4. Four textures: Have at least 4 • Steaming is the best, boiling is ……………………………………………………………… • Always buy healthy snacks for the textures at least in 1 meal daily. the second best for a healthy life. car, kitchen and office, especially if 5. Five senses: Engage all senses. Get a quality steamer. ……………………………………………………………… you are snacker. We get 20% of pleasure through • Always buy healthy foods such each sense. ……………………………………………………………… as organic soups and salads for 6. Six flavors: Include sweet, 03 0
  21. 21. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Pitta H ot Lig ht Dry Vata Moist Inc r De He Co De ease ld cr Inc ease cre avy …… rea ase …… se …… …… …… …… …… …… Kapha Increase ………… Decrease ………… 03
  22. 22. Detecting excess doshas Vata Pitta Kapha Cold Cold and empty Hot Over heated, burning Oily +Cholesterol/fat Light Thinning, waning, absence Intense Acidity, toxicity Heavy Weight gain, heaviness, slow Dry Dry skin, dry stool Moist Over sweating, diarrhoea Cold Cold and full Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Detecting excess doshas Twenty qualities mentioned here are the qualities of five elements. Since everything is made of five elements, everything must have all twenty qualities. Qualities are in pairs, such as cold and hot, and light and heavy. Following is a diagram showing the difference between the qualities of ginger and 03 milk. heavy • • … … ………………………… … • • light • • slow … …………………………… … fast • • cold … …………………………… … hot • • moist … ………… …………………… dry • •• smooth … ………… …………………… rough dense • … ………………………… …… liquid • • soft … …………………………… … hard • stable … …………………………… … mobile •• subtle … ………………………………… gross clear ……………………………… … cloudy • ginger • milk
  23. 23. Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Diet for Specific Conditions 03 3 Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. Hippocrates.
  24. 24. IBD Ulcerative colitis General rules The only Include Light, relatively alkaline (OK to have light and unrefined carbohydrates), freshly cooked, stir- man who is really fried, raw Minimize Refined, white flours, sour, yeast, extremely cold or hot, dehydrated, deep-fried, sugar, alcohol free is the Follow All rules of eating Specific steps Fibres When IBD is active, most people find a bland, low fibre diet helps to ease diarrhoea and reduce abdominal cramping. People with one who can turn Crohn’s disease who have a narrowed small intestine may need to eat a low fibre diet most of the time. Fat People with Crohn’s disease who experience down an steatorrhoea (diarrhoea that contains undigested dietary fats) may benefit from a low fat diet. Essential fats can be taken according to the digestion. Lactose The milk sugar lactose is broken down by the enzyme lactase, commonly found in the lining of the small intestine. Some people invitation to dinner with Crohn’s disease may lack this enzyme, so limiting milk and milk products may be helpful. Lactose intolerance can be diagnosed with a simple test. Consult with your doctor. without Ayurveda Elements 17 Orchard Rd Chatswood NSW 2067 0061 2 9904 7754 Liquids A person with severe Crohn’s disease may need an appropriate and nutritionally balanced liquid diet. Water People with IBD need to drink enough fluids to 03 prevent dehydration. (eat your liquids!) Raw or cooked This depends on your digestive system. A combination of both will be better to optimize giving an excuse. nutrition. In severe bleeding raw diet is better. Supplements If dietary deficiencies are suspected, oral tablets or occasional vitamin injections may be needed. For example, a person on a low fibre diet may need vitamin C and folic acid supplementation because they don’t consume enough fruit and vegetables. A person with Crohn’s disease who experiences steatorrhoea may need calcium and magnesium Jules Renard supplements. Almost all children with IBD are advised to take supplements to guard against the possibility of impaired growth and (1864 - 1910) development.

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