Top 14 Healthiest Foods to consume everyday
In Ayurvedic lifestyle, diet plays an extremely important role. The one whose diet is right doesn't need any medicine.
He lives joyfully with an excellent physical and mental health.
Some foods are mentioned in our texts for regular consumption or "Nitya Sevan Yogya Ahar"
Reference- Ashtang Hridyam sutrasthan 8/42-43
1. Shashtik Shali
The rice which is harvested in 60 days
Good for cardiovascular system, reduces pitta, diuretic, promotes fertility, promotes voice, removes toxins.
Rejuvenating, strength muscles, promotes fertility
Rasa- Madhur, tikta, kshaya
Diuretic , improves fertility, promotes digestion, promotes skin health, strength muscles, good source of energy, promotes voice
Green gram/ yellow lentils
Rasa- madhur, kshaya
Good for eyes, cleanses intestines, used in fever , used in weight loss
5. Jangal Mamsa
Mammals residing in dry land forests
Rejuvenating tonic, promotes memory, strengths systems, cardiac tonic, helps gain weight
Rasa - Madhur
Excellent for eyes, promotes brain health, delays ageing, promotes skin health, promotes digestion, good for immune system, improves retention power, fertility, promotes digestion, provides strength.
Rasa- madhur, amla, lavan, katu, tikta, kashayam
Eye health, improves hair condition, antibacterial, rejuvenation tonic, used in skin diseases, promotes digestion, relives constipation, reduces pitta, laxative.
Rasa- Lavan, madhur
Appetizer, promotes digestion
Cleansing body channels, promotes skin health, promotes metabolism, good for eyes and voice, used in respiratory disorders, used in leprosy, promotes digestion, promotes skin complexion
11. Antriksha Jala
Pure Water obtained within Clouds
Promotes memory, cardiovascular tonic
Improves metabolism, digests Ama
- Balances Vata , pitta, kapha
- does thinning of waste materials
Reduces inflammation, promotes healthy weight, used in respiratory disorders