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"




शीलयेच्छअलीगोधूमयवषश्टिकजांगलम।
सुनिषडकजीवन्तीबालमूलकवास्तुकम॥
पथ्यामलकम्रद्वीकआपटोलीमुदग़शकर्र:।
घृतदिव्योदकक्षीरक्षोद्रदाड़िमसैनधवम॥

Reference- Ashtang Hridyam sutrasthan 8/42-43


1. Shashtik Shali

The rice which is harvested in 60 days

Action-
Good for cardiovascular system, reduces pitta, diuretic, promotes fertility, promotes voice, removes toxins.

2. Godhooma

Wheat flour

Action
Rejuvenating, strength muscles, promotes fertility

3. Yava

Barley Flour

Rasa- Madhur, tikta, kshaya

Action
Diuretic , improves fertility, promotes digestion, promotes skin health, strength muscles, good source of energy, promotes voice

4. Mudga 

Green gram/ yellow lentils

Rasa- madhur, kshaya

Action
Good for eyes, cleanses intestines, used in fever , used in weight loss

5. Jangal Mamsa

Mammals residing in dry land forests

Action-
Strengthen  body 

6. Godugdha

Cow milk

Action

Rejuvenating  tonic, promotes memory, strengths systems, cardiac tonic, helps gain weight

7. Goghrit

Cow ghee

Rasa - Madhur

Action-
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.

8.Amalki

Indian gooseberry 

Rasa- madhur, amla, lavan, katu, tikta, kashayam

Action
Eye health, improves hair condition, antibacterial, rejuvenation tonic, used in skin diseases, promotes digestion, relives constipation, reduces pitta, laxative.

9. Saindhav

Rock salt

Rasa- Lavan, madhur

Action
Appetizer, promotes digestion 

10. Madhu 

Honey

Rasa- madhur

Action
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

Rasa- undefined 

Action
Promotes memory, cardiovascular tonic

12. Changeri

oxalis corniculata

Action-
Improves metabolism, digests Ama

13. Vastuk 

Bathua 


- Balances Vata , pitta, kapha
- does thinning of waste materials

14. Mridvika

Grapes

Rasa- madhur 

Action-
Reduces inflammation, promotes healthy weight, used in respiratory disorders



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